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Iowa Caucus Date

New Hampshire: Leader of the Pack?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.20.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

New Hampshire has struck back. Meeting in emergency session, Granite State election officials voted unanimously to move the date of its "first-in-the-nation" presidential primary to yesterday.

Iowa Sets Caucus Date

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Republicans are holding their state's presidential nominating caucuses on Jan. 3, even though New Hampshire is threatening to move ...

Elyse Siegel

Another State Rocks Primary Process Ahead Of 2012 | Elyse Siegel | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

Iowa expects to hold its presidential caucuses on January 3, instead of February 6, according to a reporter for the Des Moines Register. This is an im...

'Bush Fatigue' Unlikely to Increase Caucus Turnout by Much

Chase Martyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chase Martyn

Speculation that widespread "Bush fatigue" may translate into a tsunami of Democratic turnout for the Iowa caucus seems to be misplaced, according to a joint investigation by the Iowa Independent and HuffPost's OffTheBus.

Iowa Uncertain As Out-of-State Students Return

New York Times | Katharine Q. Seelye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES -- One of the $64,000-questions about Thursday's Iowa caucuses is how much students from out of state will influence the outcome. A big ar...

Obama Urges Student Vote: "Prove The Critics Wrong"

Des Moines Register | Jason Clayworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Coralville, Ia. - Barack Obama, acknowledging that a significant portion of his supporter bloc comes from first-time Iowa caucusgoers, urged students ...

False Hope Raised That UIowa Dorms Open For Caucus

Iowa Independent | John Deeth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A brief flurry of hope that the University of Iowa would reverse its policy and open the dorms for caucus night was dashed on Wednesday night. In a 5...

IA: Squables Over Student Caucus Participation Nothing New | Meredith Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As one of the longest primary seasons in history draws to a close, a major focus of the presidential campaigns' get-out-the-vote efforts in Iowa has t...

Iowa Students Speak Out About Jan 3 Caucus Date

Iowa Independent | Chase Martyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After the November 15 Democratic presidential debate on CNN, Iowa Independent caught up with several University of Iowa Democrats at a debate watching...

Oprah To Hit The Campaign Trail For Obama

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oprah Winfrey is poised to campaign for White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) in Iowa and New Hampshire, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. ...

Winter Break And The Iowa Caucuses | Ben Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

College students in Iowa may need to snap out of their New Year's Day hangover extra early this year if they want to participate in the state's presid...