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Iowa governor collapses at event


Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) was taken to a hospital Monday after falling ill at an event. “The governor was… READ MORE
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Iowa Republicans vote to continue straw poll


DES MOINES, Iowa — Republicans in Iowa have opted to carry on with their presidential straw poll, a summer political… READ MORE
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Scott Walker to Iowa to Speak at Freedom Summit

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will speak at the Iowa Freedom Summit at the end of January hosted by Rep. Steve… READ MORE

Iowa: A conservative antidote to the White House

It is the conservative antidote to President Obama’s upcoming State of the Union address and ongoing legacy building. That would be the inaugural Iowa Freedom Summit later this month, which now bristles with an expanding… READ MORE

Iowa’s Steve King rules over GOP on road to presidency

Rep. Steve King has summoned the potential field of 2016 Republican presidential candidates to Iowa next month for his Freedom Summit, and they are jumping at the opportunity — underscoring the conservative firebrand’s political pull… READ MORE
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Potential 2016 contenders drop holiday mail in Iowa


In addition to possible fruitcakes and yearly updates from friends and loved ones, some Iowans are also sifting through holiday… READ MORE

Iowa’s going to have smartphone driver’s licenses

The Iowa Department of Transportation said it plans to pilot a smartphone driver’s license program that could one day make plastic licenses a thing of the past. “It’s really moving beyond a static thing,” said… READ MORE

Joni Ernst Wins Election, First Woman to Represent Iowa in US Senate

Joni Ernst has been elected as the next U.S. Senator from Iowa. The Republican, a state Senator from Red Oak, defeated Democrat U.S. Representative Bruce Braley in one of the nation’s closest watched elections. Ernst… READ MORE

Obamacare Sends Iowa Health Insurance Premiums Skyrocketing

Thousands of Iowans are now facing double-digit health insurance premium hikes due to Obamacare.  On Wednesday, the Des Moines Register reported that the state’s insurance commissioner has approved Des Moines-based Wellmark to hike its rates… READ MORE

Trio of GOP prospects urge midterm turnout in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A trio of Republican presidential prospects implored conservatives Saturday to vote in November’s midterm elections while…… READ MORE

Wow: Joni Ernst suddenly opens a 6-point lead in Iowa

Teacups are rattling in the hands of Democrat consultants across the land, as another closely-watched neck-and-neck race suddenly turns into a big lead for the Republican candidate… and it’s the race to fill the seat… READ MORE

Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will headline a high-profile fundraiser next month in the nation’s first presidential caucus state…… READ MORE

Prime chance in Iowa for potential 2016 candidates

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The lineup of potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates courting Iowa conservatives Saturday agreed on two things: America is…… READ MORE