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2016 presidential election

Biden: 2016 Democratic Candidate Must Run On Obama’s Record

The Vice President was speaking to supporters at Drake University in Iowa.

02/12/2015

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Christie: I Strongly Favor Vaccines

New Jersey governor came under criticism while in London last week for suggesting parents should be able to prevent their children from being vaccinated.

02/09/2015

GOP Senate Candidate Jodi Ernst Casts Her Vote In Her Iowa Hometown

Iowa Sen. Ernst Promises GOP Focus on Americans’ Concerns

The new Republican Congress understands Americans’ suffering from the economy, health care system and Washington gridlock and will steer the country away from President Barack Obama’s failed policies, the newly minted senator delivering her party’s official response to the State of Union address promised Tuesday.

01/20/2015

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Republicans Projected To Take Control Of Senate For First Time Since 2006

With wins in Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Carolina, South Dakota and West Virginia Tuesday Republicans will take control of the U.S. Senate for the first time since 2006.

11/05/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) attends a Birthday Bash for Gov. Terry Branstad (R-IA) on Oct. 25, 2014 in Clive, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Christie: America’s ‘Fate Being Dictated To Us By Others’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie presented himself in sharp contrast to President Barack Obama in a fiery speech that sounded like the early makings of a presidential pitch.

10/26/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks during a session of a Fashion Education Workshop in the East Room of the White House on Oct. 8, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Michelle Obama To Students: ‘Bring The Folks You Met At The Party Last Weekend’ To Vote

First lady Michelle Obama stumped for Democrats in Iowa and Minnesota Tuesday, calling on the young and minority voters who powered her husband’s rise to the presidency to help the party avoid a potentially bruising midterm election.

10/22/2014

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) campaigns for U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) on Oct. 19, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Sen. Warren Makes First Iowa Visit In 2014

Sen. Elizabeth Warren focused on stumping for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley during a campaign stop in Iowa Sunday, but some liberal activists in the state that will hold the first presidential caucus of 2016 made it clear they want her to consider a run for the White House.

10/20/2014

Former Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, delivers remarks during a "CoMITT to the Comeback" rally for Michigan republican candidates on Oct. 2, 2014 in Livonia, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Romney In Iowa: ‘They Say If You’re Running For Office You Shouldn’t Tell Jokes’

Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa Sunday for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, hoping to capitalize on President Barack Obama’s sagging approval rating in the state two years after he defeated the former Massachusetts governor to win a second term in part by carrying Iowa.

10/13/2014

Former President Bill Clinton and his wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton attend the 37th Harkin Steak Fry, on Sept. 14, 2014 in Indianola, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Iowa Dems: There’s Room For A Non-Clinton To Run For President

Not every Iowa Democrat is cheering for Hillary Rodham Clinton to run for president. Some have a gnawing desire for someone else.

09/18/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, greet the crowd as they arrive onstage at the 37th Harkin Steak Fry, on Sept. 14, 2014 in Indianola, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Harkin: Hillary Clinton’s ‘Fingerprints Are All Over’ Obamacare

Hillary Rodham Clinton, making her return to Iowa for the first time since the 2008 presidential campaign, implored Democrats on Sunday to choose shared economic opportunity over “the guardians of gridlock” in an high-profile appearance that drove speculation about another White House bid into overdrive.

09/14/2014

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