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Iowa Caucus

It's Election Time! (Finally!)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 01.30.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

In an endless campaign, a milestone: actual voting! That's worth a celebration -- or at least a song...

Ignore the Noise: Hillary Will Win

Judith Barnett | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Judith Barnett

With just hours left until Campaign 2016 finally leaves the Incessant Talking Heads status and goes to the voters, there is one data point that is as clear today as it was 10 months ago -- Hillary Clinton is the only candidate who is qualified and prepared to be president.

Campaign To Erect 'Take Back Are Country' Billboard Raises $1,000

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.31.2016 | Weird News

The battle to #TakeBackAreCountry begins tomorrow. Will you be their? Stay tuned.Posted by Shares From Your Aunt on Thursday, January 21, 2016 ...

Highlights From The Last GOP Debate Before Iowa

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump boycotted Thursday night's debate, which gave the other GOP hopefuls a last-minute chance to impress...

Trump Dominates Des Moines GOP Debate Despite Absence

Andrew Clark | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics
Andrew Clark

Trump's refusal to debate his Republican opponents in Monday's Iowa Republican caucus provided an unexpected spark of controversy and more evidence of a growing split within the Republican Party. Although Trump forwent the debate, candidates present wasted no time jabbing at the business mogul.

Ted Cruz Calleth Out To Iowa's Holy Land, For Yea, It Is Judgment Day

The Huffington Post | Howard Fineman | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

CLIVE, Iowa -- Ted Cruz is a U.S. senator from Texas, but by the end of his speech here Wednesday night, he sounded more like an evangelical preacher ...

Donald Trump's Twitter Poll Awkwardly Backfires

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

Hours before announcing his decision to boycott the final Republican presidential debate before the Iowa caucuses, real estate mogul Donald Trump on T...

An Independent Voting Chicana's Case for Hillary

DeeDee Garcia Blase | Posted 01.27.2016 | Latino Voices
DeeDee Garcia Blase

Photo Credit: 'HRC' by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes Key Swing Moderate Independent Voters Should Consider Hillary I was formerly a registered Repu...

The Speech I Wish That Hillary Clinton Would Give: 'Bernie Sanders Taught Me a Lesson'

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Jesse Kornbluth

As a speechwriter for CEOs and others, I thought I could help her -- I like Bernie, but I don't think he can win, and I do think she can -- so I wrote a speech that, if sincerely delivered, might turn her campaign around.

The Iowa Homestretch

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.25.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

At this point, both races are so close in Iowa that nobody really knows what will happen next Monday night. Will the polls turn out to be correct? Nobody knows. Will enthusiasm trump (pun intended) longtime voter turnout?

Why Hillary Is the Right Choice for Iowans, and Bernie Isn't

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.24.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Iowa has a choice between one candidate who understands the reality we face in the world today and has the experience to handle it; and the other whose policies suggest he believes in an alternative reality and a record with a distinct lack of real accomplishments.

A New Message for Bernie

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 01.21.2016 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

When Bernie supporters look across the divide at what most of the GOP is selling during the debates, they see common ground. Every one of their debates is an opportunity to say, "We need to stop Hillary." The candidates say it in every way possible, that is their message.

Message to Bernie: Be More Creative In Effort to Win Iowa Latino Vote

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.16.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Bernie has pulled out all the stops in an effort to court Latinos, but many are still unfamiliar with the left-leaning democratic socialist. If he wishes to solidify his support among Latinos, Bernie must broaden his definition of "political revolution"

Bernie Sanders Will Win the Democratic Nomination and Presidency in a Landslide

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The candidate with the least amount of media coverage, and the candidate thought of as unable to win a general election by some pundits (even though he beats Trump in a "landslide of epic proportions"), is the only candidate in 2016 with positive favorability numbers.

Ted Cruz Wants To Review Refugees Already In The U.S. After Terrorism-Related Arrests

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

GOLDFIELD, Iowa -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday proposed an undefined new vetting system that would review refugees currently in the United Sta...

The Issue That Could Sink Ted Cruz In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

SPENCER, Iowa -- Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been forced to clarify his stance on ethanol, an important industry in Iowa, as he crisscrosses the state...

Predicting the GOP Presidential Primary

Charles J. Reid, Jr. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
Charles J. Reid, Jr.

Ten weeks -- ten weeks from today puts us in mid-March. And by the time we reach mid-March, we shall have a good sense of the outcome of the GOP presidential primary. Predictions are always a hazardous undertaking yet their allure may be irresistible.

Question for Bernie: ¿Dónde Está Mi Revolución?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 01.01.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

It is baffling, and that is putting it mildly, that Bernie and his advisers have been so obtuse when it comes to crafting a viable media strategy designed to showcase the notion of political revolution front and center.

What We Know About the First 3 Primaries and How They Influence the Nation

Keith Gaddie | Posted 01.04.2016 | Politics
Keith Gaddie

The Trinity matters because it creates an early opportunity to seize momentum, demonstrate viability and garner media attention.

Donald Trump Is Dominant Ahead Of The Debate, Which Means He Has Everything To Lose

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

For the fifth time this cycle and the last of this calendar year, Republican presidential candidates will gather on stage, with millions watching on l...

Lena Dunham Will Campaign For Hillary Clinton In Iowa

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics

Actress Lena Dunham will join Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in Iowa. According to the Des Moines Register...

Ted Cruz Pledges To 'Kill The Terrorists' In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 12.06.2015 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is airing a pair of new ads in the early caucus state of Iowa, touting his leadership qual...

Hillary Clinton Will Finish Third In Iowa, Behind Bernie Sanders and O'Malley. Here's Why

H. A. Goodman | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

The Iowa Caucus was once labeled as part of the Democratic Party's "extremes" by Hillary Clinton in a recently disclosed State Department email. However, there's nothing extreme about championing progressive values, even when they're not popular.

Can Rubio Restore the Republican Brand?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 11.29.2015 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

The Republican party's national approval rating is at its lowest point since 1992 - about 32%, compared with 46% for Democrats. As pollster Stanley G...

Rep. Steve King Endorses Ted Cruz For President

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Monday endorsed Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for president, a major get for the presidential hopeful in the early...