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Jeb Bush Snubs Iowa Straw Poll

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that he's skipping the Iowa Straw Poll, the traditional summer event where Iowans can h...

Ryan To Headline Second Iowa GOP Event

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan is planning his second trip to Iowa since running as the Republicans' 2012 vice presidential nomine...

GOP Group Apologizes After Controversial Post About Racists

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

The chairman of the Iowa GOP has apologized after a controversial photo about racists was posted to the group's Facebook page. The photo contained ...

Amanda Terkel

Iowa GOP Senate Candidate Says The Way To Talk To Women Is On An 'Emotional Level' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republican candidates figure out how to best win over women voters, Iowa GOP Senate candidate Mark Jacobs thinks he has the answer: a...

Top Republicans Want To Remake State GOP After Debacle

AP | CATHERINE LUCEY and THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Fed up and ready to get off the sidelines, veteran Iowa Republicans are working to wrest control of the ...

Doubts Emerge Surrounding Ted Cruz Event

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Less than one year into his U.S. Senate tenure, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has done his share of appearances on a national platform. Among the items o...

Demonstrators G

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Protesters congregated outside Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) visit to the Iowa Republican Party headquarters in Des Moines Friday. Demonstrators, many ...

State GOP Staffer: I Was Fired After Reporting Sexual Harassment

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Kirsten Anderson served as communications director for the Iowa state Senate GOP caucus until Friday, when she was fired just hours after raising conc...

State GOP Struggles Against Disarray As Bitter Divisions Emerge In Senate Race

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — It was a day Iowa Republicans had long dreamed of when their Democratic nemesis, Tom Harkin, announced he was retiring from t...

Ron Paul Backers Could Be To Blame For GOP Hit

Patch | Deb Belt | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Financial support to the Republican Party of Iowa dropped in 2012, the Des Moines Register reports, and some influential Republicans lay the blame at ...

'Disgusted' Ron Paul Supporter Resigns Over Mitt Flap

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

AMES, Iowa -- A Republican appointed to the Electoral College, Melinda Wadsley was expected to cast her vote for Mitt Romney if he won the state of Io...

Laura Bassett

GOP Targets Abortions for Low-Income Rape Victims | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Iowa have filed a petition demanding that the state immediately stop reimbursing low-income rape and incest victims for aborti...

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....

WATCH: 'Iowa Nice'? Not Exactly

Posted 03.04.2012 | Comedy

(Warning, some NSFW language.) The great state of Iowa has been getting plenty of attention lately, culminating in the first GOP caucus in the stat...

Iowa Caucus Guide: Santorum Fights Paul for Evangelicals, Romney Battles Himself

Ari Melber | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics
Ari Melber

The Republican presidential race actually begins Tuesday night. It is worth remembering that this is the first time we will hear from the voters.

Iowa GOP Worried About Anonymous Threat To Caucuses

AP | RYAN J. FOLEY | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Taking seriously an apparent threat from a notorious collective of computer hackers, the Iowa Republican Party is boosting the...

Iowa Caucuses Are Up For Grabs

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

WILTON, Iowa — Iowa's presidential caucuses are any Republican candidate's to win. Just two months before the GOP nomination voting begins, Iow...

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 ...

Jon Ward

WATCH: Rick Perry's Announcement Not A 'Diss To Iowa', Says Iowa GOP Chair | Jon Ward | Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -– Iowa Republican Party Chairman Matt Strawn said Friday that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's decision to announce his presidential run on...

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: Palin, Trump To Meet, Eat | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

Apparently, Michele Bachmann is now confirming that she has received the long-awaited go-ahead from the Lord on her presidential run. Per Eric Kleefel...

Iowa GOP Donors Press Christie To Run For President

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.08.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Some of Iowa's top Republican campaign contributors, unhappy with their choices in the developing presidential field, are ven...

Boys Behaving Badly: Romney & Huckabee's Final Bout

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

DES MOINES -- In the final hours before the Iowa caucuses, the top two Republican candidates continued their verbal slugfest by trading accusations o...