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Iowa 2016

How One Martin O’Malley Supporter Helped Hillary Clinton In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- The cafeteria at North High School was buzzing with excitement on Monday night as the Democratic caucus in Des Moines...

Meet One Of The 12 People In All Of Iowa Who Voted For Jim Gilmore

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- A total of 12 people voted for Republican presidential candidate Jim Gilmore in Monday night's Iowa caucuses. That's across the e...

HuffPollster: Iowa Caucus Results Show Polling Miss, But Don’t Stun Pollsters

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Politics

Polls missed the Iowa GOP race, but came much closer for the Democratic race. And pollsters say they're not surprised they got it wrong. This is Huff...

Here's What A Republican Caucus Looks Like In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

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In Iowa, Clinton Defends A System Everyone Else Is Trashing

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- In these days of anger and rebellion in politics, it takes a certain amount of daring -- or stubbornness -- to say the ...

Marco Rubio Tries To Siphon Off Ted Cruz’s Evangelical Support In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 01.18.2016 | Politics

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Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates At The Iowa Brown And Black Presidential Forum

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

All three Democratic presidential hopefuls are gathering in Iowa Monday evening to talk about minority issues in the Iowa Brown and Black Foru...

Janie Velencia

Bernie Sanders Rises In Latest Iowa Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Velencia | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) continues to gain on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Iowa, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Thursday. Th...

Here's How Rick Perry Is Trying To Win Over Key 2016 Voters

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY and STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 05.25.2015 | Politics

LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when h...

Mike Huckabee Becomes Latest Republican To Skip Iowa Straw Poll

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 21 (Reuters) - Republican Mike Huckabee, who launched his bid for the party's 2016 presidential nomination earlier this month, on Th...

Lauren Weber

Trail To The Chief: Primer On The Way Too Early To Tell Primaries Edition

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Weber | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

The Primer On The Way Too Early To Tell Primaries Here in this period of time when everyone who might be running for president is being...

Sarah Palin 'Seriously Interested' In Running For President In 2016

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) continued to tease a potential bid for the Republican nomination for president this week leading up to a Saturday a...

Ben Carson Appeals To Republicans In Iowa

AP | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on em...

Chris Christie Brings New Jersey Candor To Iowa Evangelicals

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The robust Christian right in early-voting Iowa plays an outsize role in helping determine the Republican presidential nomin...

Potential GOP 2016 Candidates Head To Iowa

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

(Adds details on Christie, other speakers) By Steve Holland DES MOINES, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Potential Republican preside...

A Year Before 2016, Iowa Attracts Presidential Long-Shots

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Soft laughter rippled through the audience in an Iowa church meeting room when a woman punctuated her question to the keynote s...

Lesniak Challenges Christie: Prove Me Wrong

Raymond Lesniak | Posted 01.25.2015 | Politics
Raymond Lesniak

As sponsor of legislation banning the cruel practice of gestation crates where pregnant sows are forced to live most of their lives without being able to stand up and turn around, I challenge Governor Christie to prove me wrong.

Chris Christie Faces Iowa Pressure On Pig Crate Ban

AP | JILL COLVIN | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — There are not that many pigs in his home state. But there are millions in the early presidential voting state of Iowa. And that'...

Christie Bemoans 'Extraordinary Vacuum Of Leadership' During Iowa Stop

AP | By KEN THOMAS and JILL COLVIN | Posted 12.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday said Republicans had positioned themselves to succeed in gubernatorial races in Democratic-leaning s...

Not All Iowa Democrats Are Sold On Hillary Clinton For President

AP | By THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone ...

Rick Perry: 'Here Am I. Send Me!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry paid a visit to Iowa this weekend to court conservative Christian voters, sending a pretty biblical message to Republicans in th...

Potential 2016 GOP Candidates Court Iowa

AP | CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 08.10.2014 | Politics

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The lineup of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates courting Iowa conservatives Saturday agreed on two things: America is on ...

Dem Governor Laying Groundwork In Iowa

AP | KEN THOMAS and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley's latest foray into Iowa began, appropriately, in a place called Clinton. The Maryland governor is filling ...

Rick Perry Visits Iowa As He Mulls A 2016 GOP Run

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

HIAWATHA, Iowa (AP) — Behind Texas Gov. Rick Perry's visit to Iowa this week to campaign for local politicians is a careful effort to remake his ima...

Good News, Mike Huckabee, You're Ahead In Iowa! (Bad News, Election Is 2 Years Out)

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) are the most popular in Iowa among a large field of potential GOP presidential candidates,...