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Author: James Q. Lynch | October 20, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED: Herman Cain may be the flavor-of-the-month in the 2012 Republican presidential nomination race, but Texas Rep. Ron Paul is the one candidate who consistently polls in double-digits in Iowa, has received more itemized individual contributions from Iowans than any other candidate in the field, ...

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

Republican presidential hopeful Texas Gov. Rick Perry visits with Leah Adams of Iowa City, co-chairwoman of the Johnson County Republican Women, before speaking at the Johnson County GOP Fall BBQ at Clear Creek-Amana High School, Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, in Tiffin, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)   TIFFIN ...

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

    By closing the door on a 2012 presidential bid, Gov. Chris Christie may have opened the window on Mitt Romney’s chances of winning the Republican nomination. Even though Sarah Palin continues to flirt with jumping into the GOP nomination race, the Republican field now appears set, ...

Author: The Gazette Staff | August 15, 2011 | No comments

IOWA CITY – Texas Gov. Rick Perry was late getting into the campaign, but he was quick in hitting the traditional campaign stops for presidential hopefuls vying in Iowa’s leadoff caucuses. Two days after officially entering the presidential race, the three-term Republican governor was at the ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 3, 2011 | No comments

A Republican group that supports legal same-sex marriages in Iowa has decried a “Values Voters Bus Tour” of Iowa in the week leading up to the Iowa GOP Straw Poll in Ames Aug. 13. At least two candidates for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination -- Tim ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 27, 2011 | No comments

IOWA CITY – With missionary zeal, Harry Braun is trying to “ring the bell’’ at the Iowa caucuses. Not “ring the bell” as in wresting the party’s nomination away from incumbent President Barack Obama. Instead, the Arizona Democratic wants Iowa caucus-goers to help set in action ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 25, 2011 | No comments

The Johnson County Democratic Party will have a birthday party Aug. 7 for President Barack Obama who turns 50. The party will be from 4 to 7 p.m. in Lower City Park in Iowa City. A picnic dinner -- burgers, brats, and veggie burgers, plus sides ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | July 12, 2011 | No comments

IOWA CITY – Given that it was a lecture sponsored by The Family Leader, a social conservative group that has asked presidential candidates to sign a pledge of fidelity to their spouses, the only surprise was that it took so long for “the question” to ...