09/29/14 05:25 PM
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – With only five weeks to go until the general election, no candidate in the Louisiana U.S. Senate race has pulled away from the other, though the Republican in the Iowa U.S. Senate race has opened a six-point lead. In Louisiana, incumbent Sen. Mary Landrieu, a...
By Steve Doty | 09/29/14 11:45 AM
The Republican Party received good news over the weekend as a new poll shows Joni Ernst leading Rep. Bruce Braley by four points in Iowa.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 06:07 PM
The Des Moines Register survey of likely voters shows Ernst leading 44-38 in a race that had long been deadlocked.
By Mark Flatten | 09/28/14 03:16 PM
Patients at a Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Iowa were not told that deadly Legionella bacteria was found at the facility, the Des Moines Register reported Sunday.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/26/14 02:33 PM
Federal officials wasted more than $12 million on unnecessary repairs by not following their own guidelines for disaster clean-up.
09/25/14 05:00 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Department of Transportation told Tesla Motors to stop offering test drives in the state, saying the electric car company is not a licensed auto dealer in Iowa and state law bars carmakers from selling directly to the public. A Tesla spokeswoman said the company...
By Rebecca Berg | 09/25/14 11:50 AM
The first task for Joni Ernst's Senate campaign was about getting Iowa voters to know her. Now, it's about getting them to like her too.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/23/14 08:19 AM
The event, headlined last year by Rep. Paul Ryan, is an important stage for Republicans hoping to run for president. It will mark Christie's second trip to Iowa so far.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/22/14 01:33 PM
Clinton will appear at a Sept. 30 fundraiser for New Hampshire state Sen. Lou D'Allesandro, two weeks visiting Iowa, the first caucus state.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/18/14 05:13 PM
Joni Ernst could be the first woman to represent Iowa in Congress, but she'll need to convince women voters to support her first.
By Zack Colman | 09/18/14 12:34 PM
The League of Conservation Voters plans to spend a "majority" of the $25 million it has raised for the November elections on its Senate ground game, largely by targeting 1.5 million "drop-off voters" who typically don't participate in midterm elections and tend to be younger, Hispanic and female.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/18/14 11:37 AM
Some Clinton allies argue the result in the 2008 caucuses was not as dismal as a third-place finish suggests, and that Clinton could have won in a normal, non-Obama year -- but Clinton isn't taking any chances.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/17/14 01:52 PM
Vice President Joe Biden struck a notably political tone during a speech Wednesday in Iowa, just three days after Hillary Clinton hinted at a presidential bid with a trip to the state.
By David M. Drucker | 09/17/14 12:36 PM
Republican strategists in three key early states say the rise of the Islamic State will propel more hawkish presidential candidates in 2016.
By Ashe Schow | 09/17/14 10:11 AM
A pair of Quinnipiac University polls - one in Iowa and one in Colorado - show Republicans poised to make gains in two crucial swing states.
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