Articles by Hannah Hess

  • Perry's double-dipping harms outsider image

    December 21, 2011 at 9:51 AM

    MAQUOKETA — Undecided Republican caucus-goer Mel Welter appreciates Rick Perry’s “Washington outsider” brand and wants the Texas governor to bring Lone Star State solutions for job... Read More…

  • Underdogs snap at leaders in Iowa debatefest

    December 16, 2011 at 8:11 AM

    IOWA CITY — Three Republican presidential hopefuls clawing for top-three Iowa caucus finishes assailed Newt Gingrich from the right, during a two-hour, seven-candidate debate Thursday night... Read More…

  • Journo prof's slams draw ire of Iowa Democrats

    December 15, 2011 at 5:07 PM

    An article by University of Iowa journalism professor Stephen Bloom in The Atlantic magazine's website is drawing ire among Iowans, the Associated Press reports. Bloom’s article, which ran... Read More…

  • Santorum gets key Iowa Tea Party endorsement

    December 15, 2011 at 4:59 PM

    Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum today picked up the endorsement of Cedar Falls Tea Party activist Judd Saul, who launched a text-message video blast in support of the GOP presidential... Read More…

  • Iowa Tea Partiers split over Gingrich

    December 13, 2011 at 7:55 PM

    IOWA CITY — Career politician and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich's popularity with Iowa's tea party supporters baffles members of his Republican presidential campaign team. "Here's... Read More…

  • Economy why Iowa evangelicals divided on 2012

    December 07, 2011 at 4:58 PM

    IOWA CITY — Evangelical Christians remain uncertain about the 2012 Iowa caucuses, compared with early December 2007, when values voters united behind Republican presidential candidate Mike... Read More…

  • Conservative groups lead Iowa ad spending

    December 02, 2011 at 6:42 PM

    IOWA CITY — Conservative-aligned special interest groups have purchased more than 2,480 Iowa television ads, seeking to promote their agenda for the 2012 presidential election in two of the... Read More…

  • Iowa backers wonder as Cain reassesses campaign

    November 29, 2011 at 5:54 PM

    IOWA CITY — Iowa tea partiers are beginning to doubt Herman Cain. "His lawyer put the guilty stamp on Herman Cain's forehead," said Cedar Falls tea party activist Judd Saul, referring to... Read More…

  • Santorum completes 99 county tour in Iowa

    November 02, 2011 at 4:22 PM

    WILLIAMSBURG, IA — A fear of seeing the nation micro-managed spurred former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum to launch a whirlwind tour off Iowa's 99 counties to campaign for the Republican... Read More…

  • Gingrich confident of Iowa top three finish

    October 25, 2011 at 5:30 AM

    DAVENPORT, IA — Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich says he would win the Iowa caucuses if those vying for the Republican nomination for president could debate every day between now and... Read More…

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