Bob Vander Plaats, head of Iowa’s Family Research Council affiliate the Family Leader, an organization opposed to rights for LGBT Iowans, endorsed Rick Santorum for the Iowa Caucuses on Tuesday. The Family Leader had previously declined to endorse any candidate in the GOP Caucuses, but Vander Plaats decided to More…
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A new poll from Bloomberg News shows likely Republican Iowa caucusgoers split four ways between Herman Cain, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.).
GOP presidential candidate and former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s rise in the polls may have more to do with the process of elimination than anything else, political observers in the Hawkeye State say.
Republican candidates for president are not spending much of their campaign war chests in Iowa, an analysis from The Huffington Post shows.
Another banner supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement appeared over Interstate 235 near downtown Des Moines on Monday morning, at least the third such “banner drops” seen in the last month over the major thoroughfare.
GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum questioned the media’s coverage of him during a stop in Des Moines on Saturday, and insisted he’s going to win the Jan. 3 Iowa Caucuses by engaging people on a grassroots level.
Santorum said he often hears people say they like him, he’s a More…
The Jan. 3 Iowa Caucuses will give Iowa Republicans a leg up heading into legislative races in 2012, a leading political observer says.
Iowa political leaders generally agree religion sometimes gets “a bad name” because of how politicians use it.
Gov. Terry Branstad and Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn want Nevada to move its caucus date from Jan. 14 to Jan. 17, to allow for a week between the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary.
A national movement to change the way states’ electoral votes are cast would be detrimental to rural states and especially Iowa, say Gov. Terry Branstad and Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn.