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Young voters among Paul’s strongest supporters

3 January 2012 | 11:15 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  By Bret Hayworth/Sioux City Journal ANKENY -- A third place finish is enough for Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul to look ahead in the presidential race. The Texas Congressman was in a tight three way race with Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum for much of caucus night.  Late ...

Perry reassessing after finishing fifth in Iowa

3 January 2012 | 11:10 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  By Steve Dinnen/Freelancer West Des Moines, Iowa - Gov. Rick Perry has put his campaign on hold to “assess whether this is the path” forward in the 2012 Republican Presidential race. After finishing a distant fifth place in the 2012 Iowa Caucus, Perry to said he will ...

Bachmann bracing for last in Iowa, pins hopes on South Carolina

3 January 2012 | 11:00 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  By John Molseed/Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier WEST DES MOINES  -- Iowa native and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is projected to come in last in Iowa's caucuses. She garnered less than 6 percent of the vote, with about one-third of precincts reporting, for sixth place among the six Republican ...

Gingrich supporters optimistic on caucus night

3 January 2012 | 10:50 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  By Kayla Craig/Freelancer DES MOINES -- The sparse crowd at Newt Gingrich's caucus headquarters at Veterans Memorial Auditorium began to grow about 10 p.m. as anticipation of Gingrich's arrival began to grow. Red, white and blue lights lit the vast, high walls and "Eye of the Tiger" ...

Iowa caucuses explained: ABC News video

3 January 2012 | 10:49 am  in 2012 presidential race, History by contentservice

IowaWatch.org report: Campaign Ads Parody Propaganda

19 December 2011 | 2:02 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

Presidential candidates are showing mastery of propaganda and drawing on themes that parallel the Ronald Reagan model. A new IowaWatch.org report examines the strategies behind the messages the candidates are delivering, and the times that campaigns go beyond simply informing.

Fact Check: Sioux City Debate

15 December 2011 | 10:16 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  By Dave Dreeszen and Chris Coates, The Sioux City Journal FACT CHECK: Did Branstad say Gingrich was ill-suited for the White House? WHAT THEY SAID: In a follow-up question to Newt Gingrich on the subject of whether he is a reliable conservative, Fox News debate moderator Bret ...

Video report: Another poll, another leader in Iowa

15 December 2011 | 8:41 am  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

Another poll is out there, released today (Thursday, Dec. 15), and showing Mitt Romney with a slim lead over Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in a tight race for the most support two-and-a-half weeks before the Jan. 3 Republican caucuses. But as authors of the ...

Fred Grandy supporting Gingrich

14 December 2011 | 2:20 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

  SIOUX CITY -- Frontrunner Newt Gingrich has picked up an endorsement from former hometown congressman Fred Grandy, the Sioux City Journal reported today, Wednesday, Dec. 14. "Quite honestly, he is the only guy that I see who is offering real leadership positions on these critical issues, ...

Campaign spending down this caucus, primary season

1 December 2011 | 2:13 pm  in 2012 presidential race, Headlines by contentservice

By Kristin Jensen and Jonathan D. Salant (c) 2011, Bloomberg News WASHINGTON — Even as experts predict that the 2012 presidential race will be the most expensive in history, a funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican nomination: It's becoming one of the cheapest primary season ...