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Iowa Caucus

Obama And Clinton Counting On First-Time Caucus Goers In Iowa

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hattie Irving, an 81-year old Iowan, has never participated in her state's presidential caucuses, but she plans to this time -- to support Hillary Rod...

Iowa: Romney Christmas Celebration Draws 1500, Setting Campaign Attendance Record

Iowa Independent | Jay Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An upbeat Mitt Romney celebrated Christmas with 1,500 supporters on Wednesday night, avoiding the criticism he's leveled at other top-tier candidates ...

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...

Iowa Rep. Loebsack Endorses Barack Obama

Des Moines Register | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

U.S. Rep. David Loebsack on Monday will announce his endorsement of Barack Obama's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Loebsack, in his f...

Jason Linkins

Preferential Treatment: Gregory Stows Claws In Favor Of Kid Gloves On Edwards

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So, numbing inanity is okay when it comes from the candidate whose "comeback" has been woven into the official media storyline!

IA: Squables Over Student Caucus Participation Nothing New

CampusProgress.org | Meredith Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As one of the longest primary seasons in history draws to a close, a major focus of the presidential campaigns' get-out-the-vote efforts in Iowa has t...

Sam Stein

Is McCain Back? GOP Insiders Say He Was Never Gone

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, won the endorsements of both the Boston Globe and the Des Moines Register on Sunday morning; two key newspapers affecting two ...

Sam Stein

Dodd Prepares To Filibuster Warrantless Surveillance Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Chris Dodd is poised to take the Senate floor in an effort to derail a measure that would grant immunity to telecommunication companies that h...

Edwards: Optimistic As Caucus Nears

AP | Mike Glover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa - Democrat John Edwards said he will use the last month before Iowa's leadoff caucuses to spread his vision for America and avoid feu...

Dodd Staking Presidential Run On Iowa

Quad-City Time | Jens Manuel Krogstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Even Barack Obama sympathizes with the plight of his less-famous presidential rivals. During a break in last month's CNN debate in Las Vegas, Obama -...

Huckabee Leads Republicans in Latest Iowa Poll

Rasmussen Reports | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of the Iowa caucus finds former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee with 28% of the vote, former Massachuset...

An Attack Straight From Her Mouth

New York Times | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At a news conference here just now, Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton expanded her attacks on Senator Barack Obama by suggesting that he has a character ...

IA: Bill Clinton Praises Hillary, Defends NAFTA

Quad City Times | Ed Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MUSCATINE, Iowa -- Former President Bill Clinton vouched for his wife's experience as he made a series of campaign appearances in eastern Iowa on Tues...

Edwards Mum On Run With Kerry

Des Moines Register | Tony Leys | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

You wouldn't know it from his campaign speeches, but John Edwards has a credential that no other presidential candidate can claim: He is the only one,...

John Edwards' Attacks On Clinton Could Be Hurting Him In Iowa

McClatchy | Rob Christensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Edwards isn't finding many nice things to say about Hillary Clinton, one of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination. Clinton won't...

Iowa Campaigns Banking On Phone Outreach

Quad City Times | Ed Tibbetts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By the time Jane Irene Duax arrived Monday at Davenport North High School, she was well aware that Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards woul...

Winter Break And The Iowa Caucuses

CBSnews.com | Ben Adler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

College students in Iowa may need to snap out of their New Year's Day hangover extra early this year if they want to participate in the state's presid...

Romney Spokesman: Iowans Pick Corn, Not Presidents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg, a national co-chairman of the Mitt Romney presidential campaign, appeared on CNN tonight with Wolf Blitzer to discuss p...

Hillary Clinton: 'Can't Wait' To Debate Republicans

Des Moines Register | Jennifer Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Knoxville, Ia. - Acting as if she had already left her Democratic rivals in the dust, Hillary Clinton turned her sights on the Republican presidential...

No Holidays For Iowa Campaign Volunteers

Quad City Times | Dan Gearino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES -- Presidential campaign workers won't have much time for Christmas cheer next month, with the Iowa caucuses just a few weeks away on Jan. ...

Iowa Students Speak Out About Jan 3 Caucus Date

Iowa Independent | Chase Martyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After the November 15 Democratic presidential debate on CNN, Iowa Independent caught up with several University of Iowa Democrats at a debate watching...

Oprah To Hit The Campaign Trail For Obama

Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Oprah Winfrey is poised to campaign for White House hopeful Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) in Iowa and New Hampshire, the Chicago Sun-Times has learned. ...

Poll: Dems Deadlocked In Iowa

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats and Republicans are both headed toward heated showdowns in Iowa, where, according to a new CBS News/New York Times poll, Hillary Clinton hol...

Donut Shops And Dance Halls: Journos' Plans For A Very Des Moines New Year's

Extreme Mortman | Howard Mortman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Iowa presidential caucuses will be held on Jan. 3, 2008. That means reporters covering the campaign and the candidates face the real prospect of s...

Vilsack Leads Clinton Attack On Obama

WCF Courier's Iowa Insider | Charlotte Eby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

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