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Perry ready for a “marathon”

2 January 2012 | 6:45 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

  By Bret Hayworth, Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY -- Making a late pitch for Iowans to caucus for him, Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry said the 2012 race is in mile one of a marathon. Some candidates could drop out after a poor Tuesday caucus performance, but ...

Ron Paul Starts Final Push for Caucus

30 December 2011 | 5:07 pm  in Uncategorized by Bret Hayworth

LE MARS, Iowa -- In one last campaign swing through Northwest Iowa prior to caucuses Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul spoke to 250 people eager to applaud his positions on foreign policy and monetary matters. Speaking Friday at the Le Mars Convention Center where extra ...

Gingrich touts fortitude as caucus strength

29 December 2011 | 5:17 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

By Bret Hayworth Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY -- GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on Thursday said his ability to stand toe-to-toe with President Barack Obama is the reason people should caucus for him Tuesday night. Gingrich, who flatlined in Iowa polling over the summer before enjoying a ...

Former U.S. Senators Stump for Romney in Iowa

28 December 2011 | 2:30 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

By Bret Hayworth Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY -- Stumping in Sioux City on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former U.S. senators Norm Coleman and Jim Talent said Romney will draw enough conservative voters to defeat President Barack Obama. The two former Midwestern senators on Wednesday ...

Romney hits business theme in Sioux City appearance

16 December 2011 | 2:33 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

  By Bret Hayworth Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY -- Standing on a steel stage at Missouri Valley Steel, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Friday touted his business acumen as a prime reason he should be elected president in 2012. Romney referenced growing up and learning business lessons ...

Occupy Sioux City expected to show at debate

14 December 2011 | 2:05 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

By Bret Hayworth Sioux City Journal SIOUX CITY -- An Occupy Sioux City organizer said he expects to attract people from Des Moines, Omaha and elsewhere for a protest tied to the GOP presidential debate here on Thursday, Dec. 15. "This would be a good place to get ...

Republican hopefuls, including Huntsman, will participate in Fox-Iowa GOP debate Dec. 15

7 December 2011 | 1:10 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by Bret Hayworth

  SIOUX CITY — All seven major Republican presidential candidates have confirmed they will participate in the Dec. 15 GOP debate in Sioux City. According to sources close to the debate not authorized to talk with the media, all of the candidates — including former Utah Gov.  ...