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Caucus-goers line up to speak for candidates at Marion High

3 January 2012 | 8:00 pm  in Linn County, Reports by Patrick Hogan

Marion Republicans spoke their piece for the candidates they support at the caucus Tuesday night at Marion High School, with more than a dozen residents taking time to speak during 40 minutes of speeches. Ron Paul received the bulk of that support, both in the speeches ...

Bachmann sees no federal role in K-12 education

30 November 2011 | 4:33 pm  in 2012 presidential race by Patrick Hogan

CEDAR FALLS — The president’s role in education is to have no role in education, according to U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann — and if elected to the presidency, she said, she would eliminate the U.S. Department of Education. The Minnesota Republican spoke Wednesday at the University ...

The social media story of the Straw Poll

13 August 2011 | 3:47 pm  in 2012 presidential race by Patrick Hogan

We used the website Storify to tell the story of the Iowa Straw Poll from the perspective of social media. This will be updated as the day progresses.

The camps in the morning

13 August 2011 | 12:07 pm  in 2012 presidential race by Patrick Hogan

We went around to the different candidates' camps this morning around 10 a.m. to help give readers the lay of the land here in Ames.

LIVE NOW: Iowa Straw Poll liveblog

13 August 2011 | 12:07 pm  in 2012 presidential race by Patrick Hogan

Our team at the Straw Poll will be providing live coverage starting at noon. Until then, the Liveblog will update with tweets from caucus attendees.