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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks at the annual Ronald Reagan Commemorative Dinner on Oct. 25, 2013 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Iowa Governor: I Do Not Want To House Immigrant Children In My State

Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday that he does not want Iowa to host any of the thousands of children from Central America who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border alone.

07/14/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks at the CPAC Conference, on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz: ‘We Have Never Seen An Administration With Such Hostility Toward Religious Faith’

Known nationally as a fiery fiscal conservative, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz channeled his pastor father and displayed his religious side Tuesday, telling an influential group of Iowa home school advocates that America was founded on Christian values Washington can’t deny.

03/19/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference on March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Md. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cruz Making Fourth Trip To Iowa In 8 Months

Texas Tea Party darling U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is making his fourth trip to Iowa in eight months, logging serious face time before most other potential 2016 White House hopefuls in the state that kicks off presidential voting.

03/18/2014

Forwards Jarrod Uthoff #20 and Kyle Meyer #42 of the Iowa Hawkeyes try to block a shot during the second half by forward Cedrick Williams #40 of the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (credit: Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Rising Star: Iowa Forward Jarrod Uthoff

Uthoff has been critical to Iowa’s resurgence. The Hawkeyes are 15-3 with road losses to Iowa State and Wisconsin and a neutral court loss to Villanova, none by more than four points.

02/03/2014

Voters cast their ballots at the WCR Hall on Nov. 6, 2012 in Macksburg, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Iowa, New Hampshire To Retain Coveted Spots Atop Presidential Primary Calendar

Iowa and New Hampshire would retain their coveted spots atop the presidential primary calendar, according to new rules set to be approved by Republican leaders that could reshape the 2016 presidential election.

01/24/2014

Four years after the law’s passage, the Affordable Care Act remains unpopular with the American public, with a majority (53 percent) of U.S. adults saying they disapprove of President Obama’s signature health care legislation. credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Iowa Farmer: ‘These HealthCare.gov People, It’s No Or I Don’t Know’

The federal health care law is now in effect, but many Iowa residents are still trying to figure out their new insurance plans or are continuing to seek health coverage.

01/06/2014

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Study: 15 Percent Of US Youth Not Working Or In School

Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.

10/21/2013

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3-Star Admiral Fired As No. 2 Nuclear Commander

The Navy says a three-star admiral was notified Wednesday that he has been relieved of duty as second-in-command at the military organization that oversees all U.S. nuclear forces. He is under investigation in a gambling matter.

10/09/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Schumer: I’m Not Running For President

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer on Thursday was named the keynote speaker at a major Iowa event that’s previously featured some of the top figures in the national Democratic Party.

09/19/2013

Vice President Joe Biden greets a small crowd backstage prior to speaking at the 36th Annual Harkin Steak Fry on Sept. 15, 2013 in Indianola, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Biden Downplays Administration’s Pledge To Use Military Force In Syria

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking to a decidedly anti-war audience in Iowa on Sunday, played down the Obama administration’s pledge to use military force to rid Syria of chemical weapons.

09/16/2013

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