Presidential Hopefuls

Ben Gleib

From Stand-Up Comedy to the Primary Ballot: Ben Gleib’s Story If you Google Ben Gleib, you’ll recognize him first and foremost as an accomplished comedian. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he was constantly surrounded by the entertainment industry. In high school and college, Gleib

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Robby Wells

In the American South, a 12-year-old boy went to see a football game–Alabama vs. Ole Miss– with his Dad. At half time, the boy told his father that he wanted to be a coach one day. Years later, he went on to both play and

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William Murphy

When the Murphy family played Trivial Pursuit, William Murphy would always win by choosing questions from the history category, a subject he teaches at the local high school, said Cynthia Murphy, his adopted daughter, in a phone interview. But occasionally, Cynthia Murphy would outsmart him

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President R19 Boddie

Swirling gold and green lights, a sudden rush of wind, a booming voice with no discernable speaker. President R19 Boddie says he has developed a comfortable rapport with God that goes all the way back to their first interaction when he was seven years old.

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Michael Ellinger

While working on his master’s degree in government at Harvard University’s Extension School, Michael Ellinger is also pursuing another goal: he is running for President of the United States.  According to his campaign website, he decided to take on the challenge of earning his Master’s Degree

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Henry Hewes

On  top of being a real estate developer, and more recently an author for the iowastandard.org since May 16, 2019 Henry F. Hewes has not always been active within the political atmosphere. Hewes made his first appearance in politics in 1988 when Hewes was the

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Robert Ardini

In an increasingly polarized nation Republican Robert Ardini enters the presidential primary race offering “bipartisan solutions.” His slogan is “A Moderate Republican Even a Democrat Can Like.” Ardini is all set to begin his run at the Iowa caucus. His name will also appear on

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Steve “Stoney” Burke

Steve “Stoney” Burke is running for President of the United States. Originally from New York City, Burke is an 83-year-old farmer and environmentalist currently raising cattle and horses in upstate NY. Burke’s urban, suburban, and rural background makes his campaign quite more unusual than others.

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David John Thistle

David John Thistle is a retired veteran running on the 2020 presidential ballot. Formally serving as a Navy Seal, Thistle is now running in New Hampshire as a Democrat with plans to put his name on the Pennsylvania ballot. Originally from Massachusetts, Thistle is currently

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Stephen B. Comley Sr.

Stephen B. Comley Sr., a 2020 Republican presidential candidate, is a pro-life, fiscal conservative, a staunch advocate for the Second Amendment, and increased safety and precautions for nuclear power plants. Comley is one of several candidates who paid $1,000 for their names to be represented