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CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids voters will get a second chance to extend and increase the tax levy that will pay for less-than-flashy but what some say is much need school building upkeep.
The school district is asking for a 10-year physical pl Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Ethanol production has become a key issue in Iowa’s closely matched U.S. Senate race, with both candidates pledging support for an industry that is important to the state’s corn-powered agricultural economy.
Democrat Bruce Read More »
JOHNSTON — State Republican Party Chairman Jeff Kaufmann can’t say whether there will be a seventh Iowa GOP Straw Poll next summer, but he’s promising the party will host a major event to highlight potential 2016 presidential candidates.
“I Read More »
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to visit three states this weekend, including Iowa, as he hosts fundraisers for Democratic candidates.
“Congressman Braley is the only candidate in this race who voted to cut Medicare by $700 billion. That is a fact.”
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Joni Ernst, Republican U.S. Senate candidate
Ernst released an o Read More »
CEDAR RAPIDS — In the battle of out-of-state interest groups, NextGen Climate, which is backing Democrat Bruce Braley’s U.S. Senate bid, is claiming success in putting Republican Joni Ernst on the defensive.
After spending more than $3.7 mil Read More »
HIAWATHA — Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn’t going to let a felony indictment or two get in the way of campaigning for Iowa Republicans or, apparently, the 2016 Republican nomination for president.
Perry told Linn County GOP activists Tuesday the Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa legislative leaders don't plan to change ethics rules for political work after a former state senator admitted to lying about receiving payments to switch his support from one Republican presidential candidate to anoth Read More »
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he is concluding his annual visits to all 99 counties in Iowa.
Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds were set to stop in southeast Iowa’s Louisa County on Thursday. In a press release, the govern Read More »
DES MOINES (AP) — Republican presidential prospects are making plans to visit Iowa in September.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry will campaign with 1st Congressional District Republican candidate Rod Blum on Tuesday. They plan stops in Cedar Rapids, H Read More »