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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Des Moines school board member will be on the ballot for governor as a third-party candidate.
Jonathan Narcisse (NAR’-siss) announced Tuesday he had been certified by the Iowa secretary of state’s office to r Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa — Gov. Terry Branstad said Iowa “has become a lot more veteran friendly” under his watch since he began his fifth term in January 2011.
Branstad told a gathering of current and former soldiers and their family members on han Read More »
With a recent NBC/Marist poll showing Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst is a 43%-43% deadlock for the open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, more and more attack ads are flowing into the state.
A media buy, estimated to be at least $50 Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Congressman Steve King says he’ll travel to Texas this weekend to learn more about a surge in unaccompanied children from other countries who are entering the U.S.
King announced he’ll accompany Minnesota U.S. Re Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Bob Shultis of Cedar Rapids lost his job at Clipper Windpower in June 2011. His unemployment benefits — along with those of millions of other Americans — ran out in December last year. For the next three months, he and his fam Read More »
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is returning to Iowa for fundraisers this weekend.
The Democratic governor, who is considering running for president, is scheduled to attend a fundraiser on Saturday morning and another ear Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.
Jeff Patch is the new communications director. He was Read More »
ALGONA, Iowa — Three summers ago, Rick Perry announced from Iowa that he was running for president.
Yet, within weeks of his August 2011 entry, he fell from first place to well back in the pack of Republicans before the 2012 primaries and ca Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — The Iowa U.S. Senate race may go down to the wire, according to political consultants to candidates in top Iowa races who both predicted their party’s candidate would be victorious.
Citing Iowa’s “purple” politics, Democratic Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — On his fourth trip to Iowa, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie promised to be back multiple times — but not necessarily as a candidate for president.
Christie, the chairman of the Republican Governors Association, was travel Read More »
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