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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.
Iowa students say they are proud of their neighbors to the north, and as they look at their future they see a more accepting world.
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.
Iowa had one of the highest voter participation rates among eligible voters in the country, according to new information released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Former U.S. Attorney Matt Whitaker, a Republican in the Rand Paul mold, said he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Tom Harkin. State Sen. Joni Ernst and Ames lawyer Paul Lunde also are considering a bid.
U.S. Rep Steve King said a campaign for the Senate would keep him from fighting battles in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Elections, Public Safety
Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek said today that the new justice center project up for special vote in May would solve many of the longstanding problems of the current courthouse and jail.
Johnson County voters will be asked whether they support a $43.5 million bond to build a "county justice center" attached to the Johnson County Courthouse. Election Day is May 7, but early voting and satellite voting has begun.
Braley currently represents Iowa's first district in the House of Representatives. He is seeking the Senate seat that Harkin has held since 1984.
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