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  • Hillary Clinton returns to Iowa, hinting at a presidential bid

    Hillary Clinton returned to Iowa on Sunday for the first time in nearly seven years with a message focused on the 2014 elections, but with the 2016 presidential election in mind.

  • Priebus: Clinton is exciting the base in Iowa -- the Republican base

    Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus said Clinton's prominence would galvanize the GOP.

  • Harkin: Hillary's more liberal than people think

    Many liberals and progressives have doubts about just how much Hillary Clinton as president would support their issues, but Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, a retiring liberal lion, believes that the former Obama aide is a lot more left in her thinking than people believe.

  • Harkin: Democratic Party now 'much more progressive'

    The Democratic Party is "much more progressive, liberal" than at any time in the last 40 years, said retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.

  • Iowa candidates farm for votes

    One of the most important Senate contests in this midterm election cycle -- and one of the tightest, according to recent public polling -- could hinge on winning over the Hawkeye State's agriculture industry.

  • Clinton heads to Iowa for steak --- and redemption

    Hillary Clinton will return to Iowa with former President Clinton on Sunday for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign to attend a steak fry and look for political redemption.

  • O'Malley staffs up in Iowa

    Eleven of his staffers are on the ground in Iowa, "working to elect Democrats and build valuable connections for 2016," according to The Daily Beast.

  • Parents, Iowa Educators Corporation settle school lunch class action

    ADEL, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Parents and IEC-member schools have reached a settlement in a class action lawsuit claiming the defendants conspired to restrain competition in the market for the retail sale of food at schools in Iowa and that Martin Brothers attempted to monopolize the...

  • Pesticide drift is persistent problem for farmers

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cloud of insecticide that drifted from a neighbor's corn field onto the asparagus on Andrew and Melissa Dunham's central Iowa farm cast a shadow over their organic vegetable business. They say the costs from the incident and resulting loss of organic certification on...

  • GOP not giving up on Obamacare attacks

    Two months before Election Day, senior Republican strategists working on key Senate campaigns say they intend to continue using the Affordable Care Act to weigh down their Democratic opponents.

  • Mitch McConnell staffer wasn't running campaign

    After guiding the Kentucky Republican through a contentious primary, Jesse Benton was essentially replaced by McConnell's former chief of staff on Capitol Hill, Josh Holmes.

  • Ted Cruz builds team for 2016

    In recent weeks, the Cruz team signed contracts with three Republican consultants with national experience and ties to some of the early presidential primary states.

  • Former Michele Bachmann campaign staffer pleads guilty

    One of Michele Bachmann's former top campaign staffers pleaded guilty Wednesday to concealing money he received from the presidential campaign of former Rep. Ron Paul. Kent Sorenson, who managed Bachmann's presidential campaign in Iowa, pleaded guilty to one count of causing a federal campaign...

  • Rob Portman eyes presidential bid with New Hampshire visits

    The latest addition to the pool of potential Republican presidential candidates may not have national name recognition, but he has experience playing the part. Sen. Rob Portman, who kicked off his would-be campaign with a visit to New Hampshire Tuesday, has played the role of the Democratic...

  • Democrats set primary calendar that would help Hillary Clinton

    Democrats have approved a 2016 primary schedule that would shorten the contest by one month, but some states may ignore the rules and move their contests to an earlier, and more influential, date.



From the Weekly Standard

  • Where Does Rand Stand?

    Manchester, N.H. Rand Paul's views on war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue to evolve. Speaking to reporters on the campaign trail Friday afternoon, the Kentucky senator...

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  • ‘American Leadership at Its Best’

    In his September 10 speech to the nation, President Obama said, “This is American leadership at its best: We stand with people who fight for their own freedom; and we rally other nations on behalf...

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  • A War President—Sort of

    On September 10, President Barack Obama announced in a prime-time television address that the United States would be going to war—sort of. He explained that terrorists in Iraq and Syria threatened...

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