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DAVENPORT — Republicans and Democrats were sparring Thursday over the meaning of new figures that show the GOP gaining the upper hand in absentee votes, a milestone for a party that until this election season put relatively little effort into the Read More »
Hillary Clinton will be campaigning in Iowa next week on behalf of U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley.
Clinton, often mentioned as a potential presidential candidate, will be in Iowa next Wednesday, her spokesman, Nick Merrill, told the Des Read More »
DES MOINES — Lindsey Graham has multiple reasons for wanting to see Joni Ernst elected to the U.S. Senate. Some, he concedes, are more selfish than others.
“I want to be a chairman,” said Graham, the Republican U.S. senator from South Caroli Read More »
DES MOINES — Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for Iowa’s open U.S. Senate seat, canceled her meeting with the Des Moines Register’s editorial board Thursday morning and has not scheduled meetings with three more of Iowa’s largest newspapers. Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — Still close.
Iowa’s U.S. Senate race appears to be going down to the wire, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released this morning. It shows Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst continuing to lead the race for an open Sena Read More »
IOWA CITY — Mariannette Miller-Meeks is hoping 2014 is a breakout year.
Iowa is one of only four states — Vermont, Delaware and Mississippi are the others — never to elect a woman to Congress and Miller-Meeks thinks it’s time to change that. Read More »
IOWA CITY — Two weeks before Iowa’s high-profile U.S. Senate election, Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst’s campaign may be planning for a recount.
Ernst’s campaign filed open records requests this week with at least five Iowa counties, seeking materials Read More »
DAVENPORT — Iowa’s 1st and 2nd congressional district races are fast becoming magnets for outside spending.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is devoting $420,000 to new television ads in the Cedar Rapids market, which covers b Read More »
By Rod Boshart, Gazette Des Moines Bureau
DES MOINES — Republican Terry Branstad spent nearly $4 million in campaign contributions since mid-July in his bid to win an unprecedented sixth term as Iowa’s governor and help his political party’s Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s coming down to crunchtime, and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine hopes that his encouragement to Democratic volunteers provides the winning advantage for Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley.
“This is probably going to be one of the c Read More »
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