Iowa House GOP leader Upmeyer to replace Speaker Paulsen on national Republican campaign board


Iowa House Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer will replace House Speaker Kraig Paulsen on the board of a national Republican campaign organization. …

[GOPAC] – best known as Newt Gingrich’s vehicle for grooming and electing Republicans to win back control of Congress in the 1990s – supports GOP candidates across the country with policy advice and political aid. …

“I am honored to join my many distinguished colleagues on GOPAC’s Legislative Leaders Advisory Board,” Upmeyer, R-Clear Lake, said in a statement accompanying the announcement. “I first learned of GOPAC through my father when he served as speaker of the House and have been a supporter of the organization’s mission ever since.”