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Paul Ryan: My Budget Is A Step Toward GOP Unity

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan told an Iowa audience Friday that his party can and must come together, and he held out his...

GOP Trying To Make Path For Next President Easier

AP | STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders overwhelmingly voted Friday to shorten their presidential selection process in an attempt to minimize damage fr...

Democrat Further Hints At Potential 2016 Bid

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics

ALTOONA, Iowa (AP) — Former Democratic Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer isn't saying whether he'll run for president in 2016. But he sought to conn...

Jon Ward

Iowa Caucus Documentary Shows 2012 Election Spectacle Through Ordinary Americans' Eyes | Jon Ward | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

The first few moments of "Caucus," a new documentary from filmmaker A.J. Schnack, make clear it is not only a film about the politicians who took part...

Potential 2016 Candidates Quiet In Early State

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 10.19.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Potential presidential candidates' recent burst of summertime Iowa visits belies this reality: No one has started to do the s...

Walker Fuels Speculation After Surviving 'War'

Journal Times | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

In just a few days, Gov. Scott Walker will head to the heart of Iowa — where the 2016 presidential race will likely begin — and take center stage ...

Former Staffers Hurl 'Betray' Charge At Bachmann

Salon | Posted 01.10.2013 | Politics

Over a year after she dropped out, Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann has refused to pay five staffers from her failed presidential bid, according to a ...

Sam Stein

Emotional End For Obama To Businesslike Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As sentimentality goes, President Barack Obama hosting the last campaign event of his political career in Des Moines, Iowa, is hard to t...

Ron Paul Aftershock: Romney Campaign Moves To Rewrite Convention Rules

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign successfully pushed a rule change through the GOP convention rules committee Friday that would prev...

Rick Santorum's Best Shot May Be In States That Already Voted

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rick Santorum is falling so far behind Mitt Romney in the race for Republican delegates that his best chance might be in states tha...

Caucuses Causing Chaos, Raising Questions

AP | By CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

LAS VEGAS -- After back-to-back fiascos in Nevada and Iowa, the term "caucus" may be on its way to becoming a bad word in the GOP lexicon. Those trou...

Iowa GOP Chairman To Resign After Caucus Mishap

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 04.01.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two Republican officials say Matt Strawn will step down as chairman of Iowa's Republican Party, possibly as early as Tuesday....

Rick Santorum Officially Declared Winner Of Iowa Caucus

Posted 01.21.2012 | Politics

As both CNN and Politico are reporting, the Republican Party of Iowa has officially declared Rick Santorum the winner of the 2012 Iowa Caucus. Init...

Michael Calderone

How Media Shaped Romney's 'Inevitable' Narrative | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Mitt Romney won the Iowa Caucus by eight votes over Rick Santorum, according to reports by every news organization on Jan. 4. N...

Iowa Caucus Results Certified: Santorum Finishes Ahead Of Romney

Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics

More than two weeks after the 2012 Iowa caucus, a final certified tally showed former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum finishing with 29,839 votes and forme...

Iowa Caucus Results Revealing Surprising Outcome

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C.--Rick Santorum edged Mitt Romney by 34 votes in a surprise flip to the final tally of the Iowa caucuses, but no winner will be declared...

I Will Not Suspend My Campaign For President, So Stop Asking

Marvin E. Quasniki | Posted 03.18.2012 | Comedy
Marvin E. Quasniki

Entering the race late gives me an advantage over my esteemed co-candidates and worthless enemies. My delayed candidacy means there's less time to be investigated by the lame-stream media. If Herman Cain had waited to jump into the race, who knows how far he could have gone.

Final Vote Count Could Reveal Santorum Won Iowa Caucus: Report

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

A final count of votes from the 2012 Iowa Caucus may show that Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum actually won over rival Mitt Romney. R...

Santorum: 'I'm Not A Perfect Conservative'

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rick Santorum is brash and blunt, and proudly so. But it's a trait that will make it easy for Democrats to use his own words against him...

Huntsman Putting Up A Fight In New Hampshire

AP | By HOLLY RAMER | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

NORTH HAVERHILL, N.H. -- Republican presidential hopeful Jon Huntsman told northern New Hampshire voters Saturday that a campaign button worn by one o...

'You Don't Want To Trap Yourself'

AP | By BETH FOUHY | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The flood of presidential campaign ads that saturated Iowa has slowed to nearly a ripple in New Hampshire, where only Mitt Romney,...

Where Does Change Come From?

Bob McKinnon | Posted 03.07.2012 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

In moving the world forward and creating social change, one without the other doesn't quite cut it. As they say, it takes two to tango.

Mike Huckabee Talks GOP Hopeful's 'Incredibly Bad Blunder'

Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor and 2008 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said this week that Rick Perry may have damaged his presidential campaign i...

Iowa Result Puts Perry In Unfamiliar Role

AP | By WILL WEISSERT | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- Rick Perry did something in Iowa he's never done in three decades of public life: He lost. But those who have known Perry for years ...

Sam Stein

Typo May Give Iowa Caucus Win to Santorum | Sam Stein | Posted 01.06.2012 | Politics

WINDHAM, N.H. -- Former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said he was "not surprised to hear" that the vote total for ex-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney may have...