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Shane Vander Hart
Works at 4:15 Communications, LLC
Attended Drake University
Lived in Pleasant Hill, IA
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We have a chance to elevate our political discourse.
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Make applause lines great again.
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The mainstream media, as exemplified by the The Washington Post, is reporting that “Trump says he won’t participate in GOP debate on Fox News.” The charismatic Donald Trump has a lot of rationalizations for this flinch. “Why should the networks continue to get rich on the debates?” Trump told reporters at a news conference in …
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Cruz could not have received a better endorsement.
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Happy warriors all braving the cold this morning.
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This is a fascinating read (and no, I didn't write it).
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I didn’t realize that Trump is an expert on Iowa election law. Probably because he’s not. He does not have any idea what he is talking about. We can argue the ethics of what Senator Cruz’s campaign did with the distasteful mailer in Iowa and with the late email to grassroots activists, but neither are …
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There's nothing historically or on the ground that would suggest we are going to see a Republican turnout of 300,000 for the Iowa Caucus.

Polls that are based on a high turnout model like this are skewed.
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Blogger, Communications & Social Media Consulting/Management
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  • 4:15 Communications, LLC
    President, 2012 - present
  • Caffeinated Thoughts
    Founder & Editor-in-Chief, 2006 - present
  • American Principles Project
    Communications Director - Preserve Innocence, 2010 - present
  • Serve Our Youth Network
    Director of Ministries & Volunteer Development, 2002 - 2012
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Pleasant Hill, IA - West Des Moines, IA - Valparaiso, IN - Chardon, OH - Middlefield, OH - Miami, FL - Bannockburn, IL
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Follower of Jesus, Husband of 1, Dad of 3, Blogger, Communications & Social Media Consultant and Manager
Introduction
Shane Vander Hart is the founder and President of 4:15 Communications, a social media and communications consulting and management firm specializing in social media account creation, social media strategy audits, blog creation and management, social media account management, online written content for websites, blog content, public relations, and press release distribution.

Shane has 20 years of working in non-profit organizations, and ten years of experience with public relations, community networking, social media marketing, and blogging. He is also an experienced public speaker and trainer. In 2006 he launched Caffeinated Thoughts, a popular Christian conservative online news site that provides news and commentary on culture, current events, faith and politics.

Shane is a native of Des Moines, IA. He has worked in Florida, Ohio, and Indiana before moving back to Des Moines, Iowa. Shane has been married for 19 years and has three teenage children. 

Shane was recently recognized by Campaigns & Elections Magazine as one of the top political influencers in Iowa.
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Follower of Jesus, husband to one, father of three.
Education
  • Drake University
    Journalism Education, 1990 - 1992
  • Trinity International University
    Youth Ministry/Biblical Studies, 1992 - 1995
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