Friday Jun 27
Federal defamation claim against Branstad on hold
A judge has placed on hold a federal lawsuit filed against Gov. Terry Branstad and five of his staff members by Iowa Workers' Compensation Commissioner Christopher Godfrey.
Little change in Iowa governor race; Branstad up 47-38 percent
Republican Gov. Terry Branstad maintains his lead over Democratic challenger Sen. Jack Hatch in a Quinnipiac University Poll, but also continues to capture the support of less than 50 percent of those surveyed - often seen as a sign of trouble for incumbents.
Silicon Alley Insider
Candidate Publicly Shaves His Mustache To Prove He's Nothing Like Rival
A candidate running for governor in Iowa decided there wasn't room for two mustachioed men in his race, so he shaved all his facial hair off in a campaign ad.
Insurance Journal West
Court Reinstates Iowa Work Comp Commissioner's Defamation Claim
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and top aides could be held personally liable if a jury decides that they defamed the workers' compensation commissioner and improperly cut his salary during an attempt to force his resignation, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled.