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Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, could appeal to both social and fiscal conservatives, making him a candidate to "fear" in the Iowa Caucuses, progressives warn.
“Truth Squad” plans to rally ahead of Wisconsin governor’s appearance before Polk County Republican activists in West Des Moines Thursday.
Steve Gaer, whose city has seen robust growth during a crippling recession, is considering a U.S. Senate bid, but says uniting Republicans in a primary would be a hurdle.
The ACLU of Iowa is siding with Fred Phelps' controversial church and its members, who have disrupted military funerals because they believe soldiers die in wars as a sign that God punishes the U.S. for the acceptance of homosexuality in the military.
Can the Grand Old Party become the "Growth and Opportunity Party?” Yes, a national report says, if it wants to survive.
Iowa is one of six states in which a large majority of state employees pay nothing toward their health insurance. Fair or unfair? Tell us what you think in the comments.
Spokesman said there’s nothing in the state law stopping governor from appointing his son, Marcus, to the Iowa Natural Resource Commission.
A cultural war is taking place within the Republican Party. In Iowa, where gay marriage opponents and social conservatives Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee have come out winners in the first-in-the-nation caucus, the conversation is critically important.
In Iowa, where fiercely anti-gay marriage candidates Rick Santorum and Mike Huckabee have come out winners in the first-in-the-nation caucus, a cultural war is taking place within the Republican Party.
Iowa shares a dubious distinction with Mississippi: They are the only two states never to have sent a woman to Congress or the governor’s mansion.
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