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Terry Branstad Wants To Get Rid Of The Iowa Straw Poll

AP | CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 12.15.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's Republican straw poll, but the state party chairman says the event ma...

Iowa Gov Floats Alternative To Outdated GOP Primary Spectacle

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) suggested on Monday that the state GOP should scrap its quadrennial presidential straw poll in favor of a broader system ...

Early GOP Test Quickly Losing Support

Posted 11.22.2012 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DES MOINES, Iowa — In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, ...

Iowa Governor: Key GOP Event 'Has Outlived Its Usefulness'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) suggested the Iowa Straw Poll, a 33-year-old Republican ritual, is no longer a useful part of the GOP presidential pr...