Skip to comments.Kuemper alum Schaben plans U.S. Senate bid (IA: RINO alert)
Posted on 07/10/2013 2:37:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
Kuemper Catholic High School alum Scott Schaben of Ames says he plans to run for the U.S. Senate in the November 2014 election.
Schaben said he is a different variety of conservative.
I am not your far-right candidate, Schaben said. For example, he supports gay marriage. Hes opposed to abortion, but says the party needs to be smart about managing the issue. I would vote to make it illegal, but I wouldnt expect it to pass, Schaben said.
Schabens own family would bring racial diversity to the GOP, he said, noting that his wife, Latoja, an assistant coach for the Iowa State University womens basketball team, is African American. Lets see Bruce Braley paint me as a racist with a black wife, Schaben said.
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Given his Catholic background, I’m surprised he didn’t declare both gay marriage and abortion “sacred ground.” There’s plenty of precedent for it in the (nearly identical) twin party, after all.
Couldn’t make sense of the headline despite several tries until I read the first sentence. I was thinking ‘what kind of moniker is Kuemper alum Schaben?’. LOL.