By Rebecca Berg | 12/02/13 12:02 PM
The poll showed Chris Christie winning 43 percent of the vote in a general election match-up with Hillary Clinton. The former secretary of state would garner 38 percent support. Another 19 percent of those surveyed were undecided.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/27/13 04:59 PM
It will be a month until former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer makes his first foray of the year into Iowa, where the first votes in the 2016 presidential election will be cast, but he's hinting that he's already planning his return trip. "I would just say, there are around 100 counties in...
By David Pitt | 11/27/13 12:06 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa — Officials were assessing the environmental damage Tuesday after a towboat carrying 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel and oil sank in the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, closing the river to barge traffic.
By Charlie Spiering | 11/25/13 02:45 PM
Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer called President Obama a "corporatist," pointing to Obamacare as proof. "[W]e've had five years of Obama, which I would argue in many cases, he has been corporatist," he explained on MSNBC on Saturday. "The health care bill that was written by the...
By Thomas Beaumont | 11/25/13 08:28 AM
ALTOONA, Iowa — For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy.
By Associated Press | 11/24/13 10:59 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin completes his last year in office, the longstanding lawmaker may take a certain brand of liberal Midwestern populism with him. A so-called "prairie populist," Harkin was raised amid the social programs of the depression, witnessed the horrors...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/21/13 01:48 PM
Iowa education officials passed a new rule that renders home-schooled students "subject to state truancy laws," but the policy can't be enforced unless average citizens report their neighbors to government authorities.
By Michael Barone | 11/21/13 09:28 AM
Is the Republican Party dead, as some Democratic pundits were chortling in the last days of the government shutdown just a little more than a month ago? The obituary seem premature, at least judging from four state special legislative elections this week.
11/17/13 02:12 PM
WATERLOO — The battle to build an overhead, high-voltage electric transmission line moves into Northeast Iowa this week.
By Associated Press | 11/16/13 11:16 AM
Three years from the 2016 election, several governors are trying to grab more of the national spotlight, while Congress earns all-time low approval ratings.
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