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Stories with person: Chuck Grassley
  • Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 4:30 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - A catchy political ad and a gotcha video have raised Republican hopes of capturing a U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, enhancing the party's chances of regaining control of the chamber.

  • Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 12:53 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - In Terry Branstad's nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama. Gray-haired, smiling and always attired in a crisp business suit, he's been a model of Midwestern stability and owner of a public approval rating over 60 percent.

  • Bill extends tax breaks for wind farms, filmmakers 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:42 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Wind farms, NASCAR tracks and filmmakers would keep their treasured tax breaks as part of an $85 billion package of temporary tax cuts passed by a key Senate committee Thursday.

  • Unguarded comments, caught on tape, dog candidates 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:34 pm
  • WASHINGTON - You might think this year's candidates had learned from Barack Obama's comments about bitter people who "cling to guns or religion." Or perhaps from Mitt Romney's apparent dismissal of the 47 percent of Americans who don't pay federal income taxes.

  • Branstad: Comments about Grassley will hurt Braley 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 6:37 pm
  • DES MOINES, Iowa - Comments made by U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley about Sen. Charles Grassley's ability to lead the judiciary committee have damaged Braley's U.S. Senate campaign, Gov. Terry Branstad said Wednesday.

  • Norman Borlaug statue unveiled at US Capitol 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:19 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The father of the so-called Green Revolution has a permanent home in the U.S. Capitol.

  • Clarification: Media Shield Law story 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 3:59 pm
  • WASHINGTON - In a story March 24, The Associated Press reported that Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., discussed the media shield legislation at The New York Times' Sources and Secrets conference on the press, government and national security. The story should have made clear that it was the George Polk Awards conference hosted by The New York Times.

  • Democrats see openings in congressional departures 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 2:10 pm
  • MCLEAN, Virginia - Democrats know they perform poorly in midterm elections. Just ask President Barack Obama.