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MARION — As things begin to heat up in the national political arena, things are also happening on the local level. On Saturday, the Linn County Democrats held their off-season caucus in Marion. It’s a time to regroup, rebuild, and fo Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Four months after helping elect Republican U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, Jack Melton is throwing his hat into the ring — as a challenger to Blum’s re-election in 2016.
Melton, who was Blum’s field director du Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa drivers will stay out of the fast lane for now, after lawmakers did not advance a bill that would have boosted the speed limit on interstate highways, bringing it in line with many nearby states.
DES MOINES — Summaries of the remarks made by the nine potential presidential candidates — and the lone Democrat, who is not a candidate — who spoke Saturday at the Iowa Ag Summit at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS - Friday is the first funnel deadline for lawmakers in Des Moines.
A policy bill must be approved by a committee in either the House or the Senate to stay alive.
The Gazette’s James Lynch joined KCRG-TV to break dow Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will visit Cedar Rapids Saturday after he participates in the Iowa Ag Summit in Des Moines.
Bush’s Right to Rise PAC announced that the potential candidate for the 2016 GOP president Read More »
DUBUQUE — A group of teens from across the state are working to make sure lawmakers know the political issues that are important to young people. However, members of the State of Iowa Youth Advisory Council say those issues aren’t al Read More »
DES MOINES — Freshman U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst continues to oppose President Barack Obama on nearly every front at home and abroad.
In a Friday talk with reporters, Ernst criticized the president’s veto of the Keystone XL pipeline Read More »
DES MOINES — Hillary Clinton appears to be a shoo-in to win the 2016 Iowa Democratic caucuses.
Clinton, a former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state, captured the support of 61 percent of likely Iowa Democratic caucus part Read More »
DES MOINES — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is looking more and more like the man to beat in Iowa’s 2016 first-in-the-nation caucuses.
Showing strength among self-identified “very conservatives” and tea party” Read More »