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Thursday Jul 10 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

NRCC picks 11 more 'Young Guns'

The National Republican Congressional Committee has named 11 more candidates to "Young Guns" status, the top designation in its three-level recruitment program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Nan Hayworth, Representative Tim Griffin, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Tom Cotton

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hill

Iowa Republican threatens independent run in key House race

Iowa state Sen. Brad Zaun is hinting at a run as an independent congressional candidate this fall, a move that could fatally damage Republican hopes of holding retiring Rep. Tom Latham's seat.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Hill

Another fight looms over Saturday mail delivery

Congressional efforts to revamp the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service have run into a longtime roadblock - Saturday mail delivery.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Elijah Cummings

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Iowa liberty movement activists chafing over Third District results

A host of factors that will keep the Hawkeye State hopping, from a hotly contested race for an open Senate seat to the constant flow of potential 2016 presidential contenders .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Ron Paul, Senator Rand Paul, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Tue Jul 01, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Father of UCSB shooting victim joins Iowa moms to end gun violence

Richard Martinez, the father of a victims in the recent Santa Barbara shooting, will join the Iowa chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and other gun violence survivors on Tuesday, July 1. The chapter will deliver 3,684 postcards to Senator Grassley and 939 to Representative Latham at 10:30 a.m., and deliver 531 postcards to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Steve King, Isla Vista, CA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Free Republic

Iowa GOP replaces state party chairman

The Iowa GOP central committee voted Saturday to fire the state party chairman and replace him with a fixture of the establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Terry Branstad, US Governors, US Senate, Senator Rand Paul

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Government Executive

House Committee Requires USPS to Keep Saturday Mail Delivery

A key House committee has once again voted to block the U.S. Postal Service from eliminating Saturday delivery, attaching an amendment to a spending bill that would require the agency to deliver mail six days per week.

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Related Topix: The Postal Service, Indie, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jose Serrano, Democrat, Republican, Ander Crenshaw, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Robert Aderholt

Roll Call

Senate Long Shots Find Success Down the Ballot

Giving up a run for office in the middle of a cycle may seem like admitting defeat, but for at least a couple of candidates this year, switching races may end up being the best political decision of their lives.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Mon Jun 23, 2014

TheDailyBeast.com

Bizarro World Of Iowa's GOP Convention

After a sweltering day of Republican head-scratching, the Iowa GOP chose its least popular candidate as a Congressional nominee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Leonard Boswell, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Tom Harkin, Iowa

KETV-TV

Four Generations Honored

STORY OF FOUR GENERATIONS.. THEY SHARE A COMMON BOND..WITH SERVICE AND SACRIFICE TO THIS COUNTRY..

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Adair, IA

Sat Jun 21, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest

Candidates from left, Brad Zaun, Matt Schultz and David Young listen to opening remarks as the Republicans in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District meet to nominate a candidate to run to replace retiring Congressman Tom Lathamth on Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Urbandale, Iowa.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Chuck Grassley, Urbandale, IA, Frank Wolf, Eric Cantor

News9 Oklahoma City

GOP nominating in Iowa 3rd Congressional District

A storied outdoor amphitheater at the front door of the Rocky Mountains became a scene of violence when a man with a rifle fired at an SUV carrying rapper ScHoolboy Q after a concert, investigators said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US National Parks, Mount Rainier National Park, Barack Obama

Fri Jun 20, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa Republicans to pick US 3rd District nominee

Iowa Republicans are gathering Saturday to pick a candidate to run in November for the seat of retiring Rep. Tom Latham in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Playing with House money

The National Republican Congressional Committee announced its first fall advertising reservations on Tuesday, plunking down $30 million in 26 districts the committee expects will be at the heart of the battle to pick up House seats this November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives, Ron Paul, Representative Jeff Denham

Roll Call

Should Republicans Think the Unthinkable About Iowa's 4th District?

When everyone else on the planet - or at least in the nation's capital - becomes consumed with something like a Virginia primary upset or a Clinton book launch, I often turn to focus on an obscure campaign or candidate instead.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Iowa, Tom Vilsack

Mon Jun 16, 2014

Examiner.com

House bans license plate readers: The road to toll collection threatens liberty

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment barring any federal funds from being used to buy equipment or store data collected from license plate readers.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative John Fleming, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Privacy

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