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Author: James Q. Lynch | June 7, 2011 | 1 comment

A day after officially entering the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Rick Santorum waded into a controversy that threatens to further delay the Iowa Legislature’s adjournment. Prior to a meeting with Iowa Right to Life, Santorum offered his support for legislation being considered by the ...

Author: Richard Pratt | June 7, 2011 | No comments

Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Rep. Ron Paul has received the endorsement of a second Iowa House freshman. Rep. Kim Pearson, R- Pleasant Hill, said June 7 she’s backing the Texas congressman for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination. Pearson, a retired attorney and home educator, called Paul “principled ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | June 6, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED with comments from Herman Cain in Iowa City IOWA CITY -- Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is being roundly criticized in Iowa for his decision to skip the Iowa precinct caucuses because he wants to end subsidies for ethanol, a $1.6 billion industry in Iowa. The ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | June 3, 2011 | No comments

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, a candidate for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, will visit Dubuque June 13.   Paul, who will participate later that day in a New Hampshire debate, will meet voters from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at StoneCliff Winery's Riverfront Alliant Amphitheater, ...

Author: Rod Boshart | May 23, 2011 | No comments

  DES MOINES – Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty officially opened his 2012 GOP presidential bid Monday by taking aim at Democratic rival Barack Obama and his policies, promising to tell Americans the truth about tough challenges they must face and offering change that will mean ...

Author: Associated Press | May 16, 2011 | 1 comment

Donald Trump says he's not running for president. The reality TV star said in a statement Monday that he won't seek the Republican nomination. He made his announcement as NBC rolled out its fall lineup. The network is home to Trump's television show, "The Celebrity Apprentice." Trump has ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | March 29, 2011 | No comments

The Iowa Democratic Party has announced its 2012 caucus team for the first-in-the-nation caucuses. The team will be responsible for executing strong organizing and messaging efforts across the state to build the foundation for Democratic victories at all levels in 2012. Chairwoman Sue ...

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