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Author: James Q. Lynch | October 19, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED: CEDAR RAPIDS – As promised. Sen. Chuck Grassley has made a decision about endorsing a 2012 Republican presidential hopeful. His decision is that he won’t endorse any candidate, Grassley said Oct. 19. “We’ve got several good candidates, and I think I’m willing to let the system ...

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

  They’re not ideological soul mates, but Mitt Romney appears to be the likeliest 2012 GOP presidential hopeful to get Sen. Chuck Grassley’s endorsement, but Herman Cain would benefit most. That is, if Grassley endorses anyone. Grassley, a six-term Republican who didn’t endorse anyone before Iowa’s 2008 first-in-the-nation ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | August 1, 2011 | No comments

  Two weeks before the Iowa GOP Straw Poll -- a non-binding popularity contest for 2012 Republican presidential hopefuls -- many of the party’s activists have yet to commit to any candidate. For some, it’s a dilemma of too many good choices. “We have a lot of good ...

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: Gazette Staff/SourceMedia | January 6, 2011 | No comments

Any early look at the potential field of GOP candidates in an informative interview with Steffen Schmidt.

Author: James Q. Lynch | December 6, 2010 | No comments

Just as we’ve segued from the din of midterm elections to the carols of Christmas, it won’t be long before the seasons change again with the arrival of caucus 2012. A sleighful of GOP presidential hopefuls already has visited Iowa this fall: Ron ...