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" Americans have been hurting, but when we demanded solutions, too often Washington responded with the same stale mindset that led to failed policies like Obamacare. It's a mindset that gave us political talking points, not serious solutions. "
" As a young girl, I plowed the fields of our family farm. I worked construction with my dad. To save for college, I worked the morning biscuit line at Hardees. "
" Cleaning up the mess in Washington is gonna take a whole lot of Iowa common sense. "
" Growing up, I had only one good pair of shoes. So on rainy school days, my mom would slip plastic bread bags over them to keep them dry. But I was never embarrassed. Because the school bus would be filled with rows and rows of young Iowans with bread bags slipped over their feet. "
" I am a woman and, second, I have been to war. I am a combat veteran. This is not a war on women, and anytime Democrats use the word 'war,' they need to do it to honor our servicemen and women. "
" I am deeply concerned for the safety of our people brought by a lack of a comprehensive strategy to defeat ISIL. "
" I am very proud of my service, and by law, I am defined as a combat veteran. "
" I believe that businesses will do what is best for their business. I don't know that the government needs to be stepping in and telling them, 'This is what you will do.' "
" I believe that wholeheartedly - that we have to maintain a strong national defense. "
" I can tell you that the Iowa way - the Iowa way is to find out that there is a problem and acknowledge it and address it head-on. "
" I do believe that we need to lower taxes on our hard working Iowans immediately. "
" I do not support a federal minimum wage. I think every state has a different economy, a different cost of living. I don't believe that's the role of the federal government. "
" I don't know the science behind climate change. I can't say one way or another what is the direct impact, whether it's man-made or not. "
" I grew up in southwest Iowa, on a farm north of Stanton, Iowa, which is a tiny little town, a farming community. I went to Iowa State University and joined Army ROTC while I was there and just have had such a phenomenal life. I am a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom. "
" I have a beautiful little Smith & Wesson, 9 millimeter, and it goes with me virtually everywhere. But I do believe in the right to carry, and I believe in the right to defend myself and my family - whether it's from an intruder or whether it's from the government, should they decide that my rights are no longer important. "
" I have never once claimed that I have a Combat Action Badge. I have never claimed that I have a Purple Heart. What I have claimed is that I have served in a combat zone. "
" In the fields of southwest Iowa, my parents and grandparents worked and sacrificed. Like so many Iowans, the American Dream for them was never about wealth or fame. Their dream was to leave their children and grandchildren a better life, with greater opportunity, than their own. "
" I say scrap the IRS. Let's start all over again. "
" I think we do have cyclic changes in weather, and I think that's been throughout the course of history. "
" It's not enough to be a woman. You have to care about women's issues. And women's issues here in Iowa are that we have a strong economy. We have jobs that our sons and daughters can go off to someday. We have a great educational system. And women want strong national defense. We want to know that our families are going to be safe. "
" It's time to stop spending money we don't have and balance the budget. "
" It was only by luck and the blessings of God that my soldiers did not encounter an assault, that we did not run over an IED. And to dishonor our service by saying we're not worthy of being called combat veterans is insulting to the majority of men and women who serve their country honorably. "
" Let's shut down the EPA. "
" My parents taught us to live within our means. It's time to force Washington to do the same. "
" Our fighters would be nowhere if they didn't have the support coming from folks like those that served with me. "
" Republicans think tax filing should be easier for you, not just the well-connected. "
" Taxpayers should not be on the hook for subsidizing former presidents' lives to the tune of millions of dollars. "
" The forces of violence and oppression don't care about the innocent. "
" The push for 'Meatless Mondays' in our military is misguided at best and goes against dietary guidelines. Our men and women in uniform should have the option to consume the protein they need, including meat, on a daily basis. "
" There's a lot we can achieve if we work together. "
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