Articles by Lynn Campbell

  • Casino interests give $73,150 to lawmakers

    February 02, 2012 at 11:57 AM

    DES MOINES — State lawmakers received at least $73,150 in campaign contributions from casino interests last year, according to an IowaPolitics.com analysis of reports filed with the Iowa... Read More…

  • Perry, Santorum could pull Iowa upsets

    January 03, 2012 at 10:44 AM

    DES MOINES — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul are poised to place first and second, respectively, in Iowa’s first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses,... Read More…

  • Iowa political ad spending surges as caucus nears

    December 23, 2011 at 11:56 AM

    Spending on Iowa political TV ads leading up to the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses has reached $5.9 million, bolstered by “super PACs” running scathing attack ads. In the Des Moines and Cedar Rapids... Read More…

  • Occupy protestors disrupt Gingrich presser

    December 21, 2011 at 12:52 PM

    For the second time in two weeks, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich was temporarily drowned out by protesters as he made his final push to the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses. Gingrich was holding... Read More…

  • Newt sees Iowa as three-way race

    December 15, 2011 at 5:21 PM

    As former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich sees it, the Iowa caucuses will be a three-way race between himself, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas U.S. Rep. Ron Paul. “You’ve... Read More…

  • Santorum: Obama engaging in class warfare

    December 12, 2011 at 8:40 PM

    DES MOINES — Former Pennsylvania U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum argued Monday that President Barack Obama is engaging in class warfare, a day after the president appeared on national television... Read More…

  • Gingrich gets As from Iowa corn farmers

    November 30, 2011 at 4:29 PM

    DES MOINES — Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich was the only presidential candidate to receive straight A's in a report card on agricultural issues released Wednesday by the Iowa Corn... Read More…

  • Perry says lift credit union lending caps

    September 17, 2011 at 7:28 AM

    DES MOINES — Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivered tough talk here Friday on reducing government regulations, and backed that up with a specific proposal that would allow credit unions to make... Read More…

  • Perry to attend Polk County picnic in Iowa

    August 23, 2011 at 11:45 AM

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry will return to Iowa this weekend to attend Polk County Republicans' summer picnic at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines. Perry is the fourth candidate confirming... Read More…

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