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Iowa Caucus

Occupy Protesters Face Police At Paul Headquarters

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By MICHAEL J. CRUMB, Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa -- More than a dozen Occupy protesters have been arrested in Iowa, including a 14-year-old g...

Santorum Attacks Bachmann For 'Speed Dating'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) attacked his GOP presidential rival, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), over her last-minute bus tour of Iowa's 99 cou...

Bachmann Says She's 'America’s Iron Lady'

Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann reached across the pond and back a few decades at a campaign stop Wednesday, comparing herself to f...

Santorum Suggests Obama Administration 'At War' With Key Groups

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

CORALVILLE, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said the party needs to offer a sharp, clear contrast with President Barack Obama if...

Mark Blumenthal

Who's On First? Iowa Polls Disagree

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At first glance, two new polls of likely Republican caucus-goers released on Wednesday appear to tell very different stories: One shows ...

Ron Paul Fights Back On Critical Issue

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, battling allegations he is anti-Israel, praised it as one of the United States's most impo...

Jon Ward

WATCH: Ad Defends Ron Paul Against Racist Charges

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

The super PAC supporting Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) in his presidential campaign released a powerful 2-minute web ad this morning designed to hit back at...

Howard Fineman

Iowa Conservatives' Search For Purist Boosts Non-Purist Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- This time, Wade Duncan is going hardcore, which says everything you need to know about the Iowa Republican caucuses. This is a rac...

GOP Candidate Unexpectedly Drawing Overflow Crowds

AP | KASIE HUNT and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

CLINTON, Iowa — Mitt Romney has stepped into the center of a perfect storm in Iowa – and he's going all in. Sensing an opening to win nex...

Iowa Caucuses Puzzle Outsiders

AP | By MIKE GLOVER | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- All across Iowa next Tuesday, tens of thousands of Republican voters will travel through a chilly Midwestern night to the warmth o...

GOP Hopeful: 'They Pick Corn In Iowa'

AP | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman is defending his refusal to compete in the leadoff Iowa Republican precinct caucuses, focusing ...

GOP Candidate's Luck Could Lead To Unlikely Win

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Regardless of whether Mitt Romney wins the Iowa Republican caucus Tuesday, he has enjoyed a remarkably easy presidential race so f...

Santorum Gains Steam As Caucus Result Remains In Doubt

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — With time running short, Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum, Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich battled Thursday to w...

Rick Perry Makes Big Flip Flop

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said Wednesday that he has "always struggled" with his position on abortion and cla...

Ron Paul Endorser Has Shocking Views

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The endorsement no longer appears on Paul's website, according to TPM. Here is a screenshot of the endorsement via blogger Doug Mataconis. ...

Republicans Require No Photo ID To Vote In Republican Iowa Caucus

Brad Friedman | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics
Brad Friedman

For all of their years of claims that massive voter fraud is going on at the polling place, you'd think that when Republicans have a chance to run their own elections, they'd be sure to want it to be as "fraud"-free as possible.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney Takes Iowa Lead In New CNN Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

CLINTON, Iowa -- A new poll of Iowa voters shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney surging to the lead in the Hawkeye State as former House Speake...

Newt Defends Greek Vacation

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

LE MARS, Iowa — Newt Gingrich has raked in roughly $9 million for the last three months of the year, far more than the former House speaker has ...

Michele Bachmann's Texas Two-Swipe

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

INDIANOLA, Iowa — Michele Bachmann's struggling presidential campaign saw her Iowa chairman defect Wednesday to rival Ron Paul's side, an embarr...

Perry Tells Dubious Anecdote About 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry told an anecdote Wednesday in Urbandale, Iowa of a cancer patient who came up to him claiming that the health care law signed by...

Santorum: 'We've Got Momentum'

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Republican hopeful Rick Santorum is claiming momentum heading into the Iowa caucuses. The former U.S. senator from Pennsyl...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Deploys Heavy Hitter Surrogates

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign has executed most of its plays in the Republican primary in a way that reveal forethought and strategic planning, and the way t...

Mark Blumenthal

New Iowa Poll Shows Paul Holding Lead

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The first new poll of likely Republican caucusgoers in Iowa since the Christmas holiday shows little change. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) con...

Newt Trying To Have It Both Ways

AP | By SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

DYERSVILLE, Iowa -- So much for staying positive. In just the last 24 hours, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has blasted rival Mitt Rom...

Jon Ward

Iowa Lining Up Nicely For Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

As millions of Americans turn their full attention to the Republican presidential primary for the first time, there are two competing choruses with se...