Monday, May 11, 2009
ISU professor Schmidt vets Roberts as gubernatorial candidate
InsiderIowa political commentator and ISU professor Steffen Schmidt reviews Mr. Roberts background and possibilities of getting the 2010 Iowa GOP nomination for governor. Roberts is one of twelve names that have surfaced as being interested in the job, according to Schmidt.
Schmidt says, "Name recognition and fund raising will be a real challenge wioth such a large field. However, I think Roberts has good conservative credentials and roots in the faith based commnity to go after the spot on the ballot."