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Author: Richard Pratt | June 17, 2011 | No comments

Twelve-term Republican Congressman and 2012 Presidential candiate Ron Paul will host two special events in western Iowa June 21st as he outlines his vision to restore America. The event in Council Bluffs will begin at 9:30am  June 21 in the Lewis and Clark Room at ...

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 27, 2011 | No comments

DES MOINES – Likely GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney said Friday he would make a better president because the pressing need for economic turnaround is an issue “in my wheelhouse” as a business leader in contrast to President Barack Obama’s “misguided” policies that are impeding ...

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 | February 27, 2011 | 3 comments

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich intends to take a formal step toward entering the 2012 presidential race within the next two weeks, Republican officials said Sunday, after months spent traveling to important primary and caucus states. These officials declined to say precisely ...

Author: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | February 5, 2011 | 1 comment

SIOUX CITY — The photos on the wall tell the story. When the 2012 Republican presidential candidates come through Sioux City in advance of the Iowa caucuses, expect many of them to make the traditional trek to Luciano’s restaurant and wine bar. Owned by former Republican Party ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | February 4, 2011 | No comments

Q: What is a caucus? A: Iowa precinct caucuses are meetings where members of political parties gather to make policy decisions, elect leaders and select candidates. Q: When are the Iowa caucuses? A: The 2012 Iowa Caucuses are scheduled to take place on February 6, 2012. Q: Where do ...

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