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Ted Cruz Heads To Iowa After Big Shutdown Fail

Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT AND WILL WEISSERT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — Never mind that he lost. Tea party Sen. Ted Cruz took nothing sh...

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...

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....

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...

GOP Battles Over Control Of Key State

West Des Moines Patch | Beth Dalbey | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

As the nation watches to see who Iowa Republicans advance Jan. 3 in the first-in-the-nation skirmish for presidential strength, another in a series of...

Guns, God and Gays Are Non Starters in 2012, says Iowa Republican Chairman.

Michael J. Hunt | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Michael J. Hunt

"When you're on a plane and it's going down, the last thing you should be concerned with is your seat location or the food selection," [Polk County Republican Chairman] McLaughlin said ... discussing the importance of candidates keeping the national debate focused squarely on the economy, as opposed to social issues such as same-sex marriage or abortion.

Republican Madness

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Sarah Palin, who symbolizes the folly of the 2010 political scene, is not without competition from other inhabitants of the loony bin. Iowa is the state that has the distinction of selecting the next person to be the president of the United States.

Here's a Little Challenge for Iowa's Homophobic Republican Legislators...

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

C'mon, Iowa Republicans, are you ready to prove that you practice what you preach? We won't hold our breath.

Seth Colter Walls

Iowa GOP Spokesman: State "Still In Play," McCain Should Not Withdraw

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A spokesman for the Iowa GOP tells the Huffington Post that the state should still be in play for John McCain, despite a report that aides to the Repu...

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...

Republican Party Mired In Confusion and Indecision

AFP.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OTTUMWA, Iowa (AFP) -- Four days before Iowa's curtain-raising caucuses open the US presidential season, the Republican Party is painfully splintered,...