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Sioux City radio host considering U.S. Senate run
Clovis on Thursday said he would face obstacles in name recognition outside Northwest Iowa but that he'd deliver on the conservative issues that Iowans hold dear.
Wed May 22, 2013
IA-Sen: Bruce Braley (D) & Scouts For Equality Keep Pushing To End Discrimination In The Boy Scouts
Received this e-mail today from Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley and Zach Wahls from Scouts for Equality: Tomorrow, leaders from local Boy Scouts of America councils across the country are gathering to vote to end the archaic ban and allow the participation of all youth regardless of their sexual orientation.
The Washington Monthly
O'Malley Moseys Up Towards the Starting Line
This AP story from Ken Thomas and Brian Witte about Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will come as no great surprise to Political Animals: On a trip to Israel last month to seemingly boost his foreign policy credentials, O'Malley disclosed publicly what had been arguably the worst-kept secret in Annapolis - that he would use the last half of this year ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Staff wrote a new blog post: Legislators optimistic about federal farm bill
The new 2013 version of the federal farm bill will be slimmer than before, and with several notable differences.
Fri May 17, 2013
Sex assault crisis will test Chuck Hagel's leadership
Daniel Covin has landed a recurring role of Hunter on "All My Children." Covin, 19, is a graduate of Papillion-La Vista High School.
Thu May 16, 2013
Todd Dorman wrote a new blog post: Vernon leans toward a congressional run
Cedar Rapids City Council member Monica Vernon says she's getting a lot of encouragement to run for the Democratic nomination in the 1st Congressional District.
Wed May 15, 2013
Jon Erickson, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier wrote a new blog post:...
A woman walks out of the Internal Revenue Service building in New York in this May 13, 2013 photo.
Tue May 14, 2013
Monica Vernon likely will run for Braley's congressional seat
Cedar Rapids councilwoman Monica Vernon and Cedar Rapids City Manager Jeff Pomeranz react to voter returns in the local-option sales tax referendum vote at the RWDSU-UFCW Local 110 Hall on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, in northwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Sat May 11, 2013
Middle Amana Post Office reopens
The Middle Amana post office was placed under an emergency suspension April 26th because the postal service and building owner could not agree on rent.
Fri May 10, 2013
WOI-TV West Des Moines
Former US Attorney Whitaker files for Senate bid
The former U.S. attorney's move come a week after Rep. Steve King announced he would not seek the seat being vacated by retiring five-term Democratic Sen.
Thu May 09, 2013
DSCC Is Not Looking Good
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee must be in a panic. They've got nobody.
Dandekar Forming Committee to Explore Iowa U.S. House 1st District Campaign
Democrat Liz Mathis hugs former Iowa State Senator Swati Dandekar as she celebrates her victory in the Iowa Senate District 18 race Tuesday, Nov.
Lawmakers' families bring home big perks
Family members and close friends of Iowa 's Congressional Delegation benefit from their position, whether it be special one-time funding for an alma mater or hundreds of thousands of dollars paid to one lawmaker's son for working on his campaign, a review federal records shows.
Wed May 08, 2013
MidAmerican Energy announces $1.9 billion wind generation expansion
MidAmerican Energy Co. plans to add 656 wind turbines that will generate up to 1,050 megawatts of power in Iowa by the end of 2015 - a $1.9 billion project that Gov.
Changes at Channel 8. Lawsuits. A dress code
No shoes, no shirt, no paycheck: There will be a dress code for Des Moines Register workers after they move to Capital Square next month.
Tue May 07, 2013
GOP strategists bemoan limited options for Senate in Iowa
Former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker's decision to run for Senate in Iowa makes him the first Republican to jump into what could be a potentially crowded field.
Mon May 06, 2013
With Steve King Out, Who Will Win the GOP Crown? #IASEN
Rep. Steve King declared late on May 3 that he will not run for Senate in 2014, setting off rampant speculation in the Hawkeye State about who the GOP could run for retiring Democratic Sen.
It's a puzzle: Why isn't Iowa electing women?
It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn't quite so progressive - it's also one of just two states to never elect a woman governor or member of Congress.
Sat May 04, 2013
Ag. Secretary Bill Northey Won't Run For Senate
By: Channel 9 Eyewitness News email@example.com Texas After five days of following countless leads, authorities have captured Jamal Dean, who is wanted for shooting a Sioux City Police Officer in After five days of following countless leads, authorities have captured Jamal Dean, who is wanted for shooting a Sioux City Police Officer in the head.
IA-Sen: Steelworkers & Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorse Bruce Braley
First off, in case you were hoping for an epic U.S. Senate battle between Prairie Populist Rep.