8 hrs ago
NH-Sen: Lawrence Lessig's Super PAC Targets Scott Brown (R) Over DISCLOSE Act
Mayday, a super PAC that ultimately aims to "end all super PACs," announced on Tuesday the first two candidates it will officially support in the midterm elections.
12 hrs ago
Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim
In this June 21, 2014 file photo David Young, right, is congratulated after he received the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District for the U.S. House in Urbandale, Iowa.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
GOP wants to show it can govern
House Republicans want to use their final week in Washington before the August recess to send a signal that they are ready to govern.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Rep. Latham wants to beef up agency performance requirements
Rep. Tom Latham's "Lean and Responsive Government Act" requires agencies to use continuous process improvement measures for better efficiency and effectiveness.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Thousands of Iowans Still Without Unemployment Benefits
Bob Shultis of Cedar Rapids lost his job at Clipper Windpower in June 2011. His unemployment benefits - along with those of millions of other Americans - ran out in December last year.
An Iowa Insider's Challenge for the Candidates
One of the "most interesting races to watch." That is how longtime Iowa Democratic activist Jerry Crawford describes the state's battle for the Third Congressional District between Staci Appel and David Young.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cutting Red Tape Could Prove Lucrative for Agencies
With agencies engaged in the multi-year process of creating performance-based government, two House members have introduced a bill to import "continuous improvement" practices found in state government and private business and adopt them in Washington.
USDA deploys a zealot
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected "green" food activist Angie Tagtow as executive director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Iowa Republicans hire new communications team
The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Young has less than $90,000 for House race
Young's campaign spokesman said Monday night that Young had raised just over $110,000 during the most recent reporting period, which ended June 30. He has nearly $90,000 in cash.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
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.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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 .
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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)