By Paul Bedard | 08/20/14 08:47 AM
Republican voters are ready for a Mitt Romney "I told you so" campaign for president in 2016, as a new poll puts him far ahead of his GOP rivals by a nearly two-to-one margin over his closest competitor.
By Ed Sykes | 08/19/14 02:48 PM
Months ahead of election day, Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst is already having an impact on the debate over military sexual assault. Washington Examiner Political Writer Betsy Woodruff explains in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
08/19/14 11:35 AM
WATERLOO, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – U.S. Rep. and Senate-candidate Bruce Braley, a Democrat, began airing a new television ad Monday touting his support for the Iowa National Guard. During the 30-second spot, veteran Todd Prichard, 133rd Infantry Regiment, details his unit’s extended deployment...
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 06:53 PM
It's not much of a campaign issue, although political observers say it was a smart move that allowed the Iowa Republican to look like a bridge-builder.
By Ashe Schow | 08/18/14 02:21 PM
Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst, the GOP's U.S. Senate nominee, is using her experience of being sexually harassed while serving in the military to call for a renewed focus on the problem.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
08/16/14 06:15 PM
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A fledgling Iowa City company has shut down its auction website, upsetting some customers and prompting the state to take steps to recoup a $250,000 award. Dibzees, an online penny auction business that got its start five years ago from a University of Iowa class project,...
08/15/14 05:30 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A lawyer and three businessmen have pleaded not guilty to bank fraud charges in connection with an alleged homebuying scheme in the Des Moines area. Attorney Jason Springer, mortgage broker Jerod Hogan, real estate agent Rick Makohoniuk and business owner Patrick Steven...
By Ashe Schow | 08/14/14 03:47 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley can't seem to catch a break in his race to become Iowa's next U.S. senator. With a near-constant stream of gaffes and campaign discoveries, it's high time for a roundup of his worst greatest hits.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/13/14 02:06 PM
In the Iowa Senate race, veterans issues have been a central focus in the campaign of Republican Joni Ernst, but less so for Rep. Bruce Braley, her Democratic opponent. But Braley is edging onto Ernst's turf with a new television ad.
By Byron York | 08/07/14 06:54 PM
Not too long ago, Republican insiders were talking about the death of the Iowa caucuses. What a difference an election cycle makes.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/07/14 01:31 PM
In a high-stakes midterm election year, with just 18 months until Iowa holds its caucuses to help decide each party's nominee for president, Paul DiNino is "desperate" to find would-be Democratic presidential candidates to visit Iowa.
By Ashe Schow | 08/05/14 02:09 PM
Fact-checkers at PolitiFact say a television ad claiming Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst pledged to protect "tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas" is false.
08/01/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Iowa are devising ways to expand access to their state's leadoff presidential caucuses, addressing concerns raised by Hillary Rodham Clinton following her disappointing finish in 2008. Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Scott Brennan offered a series of...
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/30/14 02:38 PM
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS.
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