Kevin Rutledge on March 7, 2015
Gov. Mike Huckabee was asked how he felt about children being detained at for-profit prisons on the U.S.-Mexico border. He answered by saying he was unfamiliar with the issue, "So it would be a little disingenuous for me to tell you what I’m gonna do to fix a problem I’m not aware of. So, I couldn’t answer that.” Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on March 7, 2015
Former Gov. Mike Huckabee held a town hall meeting in Pizza Ranch after the Iowa Agricultural Summit and answered a question on corporate money in politics. Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on March 5, 2015

VIDEO from Drake University student Emma Wilson reporting on Iowa GUI Kickoff event for a school video project.

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Eric Zulaski on March 5, 2015
George Pataki fielded questions from NH residents on WMUR's program Conversations with the Candidate. Olivia got to ask him what he would do to end the political influence that corporations wield with revolving door lobbyists. Read More
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Bob on February 26, 2015
Florida Senator Marco Rubio fielded a question about what he would do to end the corrupting influence of big money in our political system. Read More
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Olivia Zink on February 26, 2015

Private companies invest millions in lobbying and election campaigns in order to pass policies that guarantee profits regardless of the human cost. Download the full infographic to see how money spent on lobbying affects policy, profits, and the rest of the world. 

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Kevin Rutledge on February 20, 2015
After Florida Senator Marco Rubio learns he has received $100,000 from Florida-based private prison GEO Group, says "I don't invest in other peoples agenda, they invest in my agenda" at book signing in Iowa. Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on February 19, 2015
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders calls out wasteful spending on military, fraud and government settlements from defense contractors, wants to make judicious cuts, and if president he would audit the Department of Defense - who can't keep track of where money is going. Read More
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Rubio chats with Iowans in West Des Moines
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) chatted with guests at a book signing he held this past Friday in West Des Moines, Iowa. I was able to have a brief conversation with the Senator regarding his thoughts on lobbying, specifically whether or not he believed that corporations should be able to use profits earned from government contracts to lobby the government for more government contracts. Read More
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Kevin Rutledge on February 17, 2015
Rick Perry, Sioux City Townmeeting
When Rick Perry was questioned about being a member of the board of directors of a major energy corporation trying to build an oil pipeline through Iowa, he responded "I think that's, I think that's irrelevant frankly." Read More
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