- Iowa Senate race suddenly more competitive Updated: Apr-17-14 4:30 pm
- Iowa's popular governor suddenly put on defense Updated: Apr-14-14 12:53 pm
- Bill extends tax breaks for wind farms, filmmakers Updated: Apr-03-14 3:42 pm
- Unguarded comments, caught on tape, dog candidates Updated: Mar-27-14 8:34 pm
- Branstad: Comments about Grassley will hurt Braley Updated: Mar-26-14 6:37 pm
- Norman Borlaug statue unveiled at US Capitol Updated: Mar-25-14 3:19 pm
- Clarification: Media Shield Law story Updated: Mar-24-14 3:59 pm
- Democrats see openings in congressional departures Updated: Mar-21-14 2:10 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON - The father of the so-called Green Revolution has a permanent home in the U.S. Capitol.
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.
MCLEAN, Virginia - Democrats know they perform poorly in midterm elections. Just ask President Barack Obama.