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Braley Wins Democratic Primary In Iowa Senate Race

Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bruce Braley clinched the Democratic nomination in the race to succeed the retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the Associated Press reports. B...

Braley, Ernst Win Iowa Senate Primaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) won their respective party's nominations in the race to succeed retiring Sen. Tom Harkin...

Iowa Voters Make Picks In Senate, Gubernatorial Races

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R), state Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) all won their respective gubernatorial and Senate primarie...

Joni Ernst Wins GOP Primary In Iowa Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst won the Republican nomination in her bid to succeed retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the Associated Press reports. Er...

Terry Branstad Wins Primary In Iowa Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) won the Republican nomination to seek reelection on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Branstad, who is the longe...

Iowa Voters Head To The Polls

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Six Republicans are vying for the chance to replace Rep. Tom Latham (R-Iowa), battling at the polls in a primary election on Tuesday. A competitive se...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Iowa GOP Candidate Cites Gabby Giffords Shooting As Reason He Carries Gun To Statehouse

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican candidate for Congress said he sometimes carries a gun to the Iowa Statehouse because of the 2011 attack on former Rep. Gab...

Zach Carter

Iowa Senate Candidate Earned Millions Leading Company That Paid No Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Jacobs, a top GOP contender for the seat of departing Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin (D), made more than $34 million as a top executive at Re...

Jon Ward

Michele Bachmann Woos Iowa Voters With Video, Social Media

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

EMMETSBURG, Iowa -- Michele Bachmann entered the Pizza Ranch, a ubiquitous chain in Iowa, here Saturday afternoon, shook a few hands, and then went be...

Candidates Turning Up The Heat In New Hampshire, Iowa

AP | KASIE HUNT AND STEVE PEOPLES | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Trading accusations of greed, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich challenged each other Monday to return millions made in private b...

Jon Ward

Cain Reacts To Wife's Fox New Interview

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Herman Cain told The Huffington Post Tuesday that his wife, Gloria, did not have any problem with doing a TV interview the previous d...

"Come Home America" Message Was Clear Winner at Iowa Straw Poll

Coleen Rowley | Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

2011-08-15-Screenshot20110815at10.06.14AM.jpg While hundreds of national media in Iowa covered the actual, close straw poll finish, the consensus for ending the wars and runaway militarism is building.

Rick Perry Squares Off vs. Michelle Bachmann In Her Hometown

Politico | Posted 10.14.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry came to Michele Bachmann’s home town Sunday evening and schooled the newlymminted Iowa front-runner in her native state’s demanding ret...

Is Facebook the New Iowa?

Hillery Nye | Posted 09.19.2011 | Technology
Hillery Nye

While Iowa and New Hampshire bicker about which is more important to the early voting process, they are overlooking one crucial element: they could both be diminished by an even earlier vote -- Facebook.

Howard Dean Slams Far-Right 'Hate Wing' Of GOP

Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Former DNC Chair and governor of Vermont Howard Dean appeared on MSNBC's "The Last Word" Monday night and claimed that the far-right "hate wing" of th...

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...

Why Today's GOP Winners Are Already Losers

Nathan Daschle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Daschle

After tripping over themselves to appeal to the Tea Party, these candidates will have to walk a tightrope that won't alienate the radical right while appealing to moderates. We believe they'll fall off.

Sam Stein

Eye On 2012? Palin Pushes Ethanol While In Iowa

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A couple curious moments occurred on the campaign trail today, both involving Sarah Palin. The Alaska Gov. was dispatched to Iowa, a state that almos...

Obama Ramps Up Populist Message As Edwards Gains Momentum

Los Angeles Times | Peter Wallsten, Maria L. LaGanga and Seema Mehta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He knocks CEOs who "dump" employee pensions while "pocketing bonuses." He laments Maytag workers who "labored all their lives only to see their jobs s...

Supermarket Sandwich Platters And Snow Shovels: Inside The Massive Iowa Ground Game

New York Times | Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Barack Obama is on the hunt for Iowans who have never participated in the state's presidential caucuses, including independent voters under 50...

Poll: Edwards Back On Top In Iowa

Politcal Wire | Taegan Goddard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new InsiderAdvantage poll in Iowa shows John Edwards leading among likely caucus-goers with 30% support, followed by Sen. Hillary Clinton at 26% and...

Giuliani: It Would Have Been 'Impossible' To Give 9/11 Firefighters Working Radios

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today on ABC's This Week, host George Stephanopoulos pushed former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on why the radios for the 9/11 firefighters didn'...

Who Will Snag The Coveted Des Moines Register Nod?

New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The other day, as his sport utility vehicle idled outside, former President Bill Clinton held forth on a sofa in the publisher's suite at The Des Moin...

Mike Huckabee Leads By 22 Points In Iowa In Latest Poll

Newsweek | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee has vaulted over his major GOP challengers to take a commanding lead in the race to win the Iowa caucuses, whil...

Iowa Poll: Clinton And Obama Close

Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

THE RACE: The presidential race for Democrats in Iowa THE NUMBERS Hillary Rodham Clinton, 31 percent Barack Obama, 26 percent John Edwards, 19 per...