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Author: James Q. Lynch | December 2, 2011 | 1 comment

The rise in Newt Gingrich’s poll numbers are lifting spirits in an unlikely place – the White House. That’s the assessment of Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, who recalls his House colleague as a “bomb thrower.” “What I’m picking up around here is that there’s a lot of ...

Author: James Q. Lynch | October 13, 2011 | No comments

UPDATED: As unappealing as it might be to think about serving Thanksgiving leftovers at the Iowa precinct caucuses, it remains a real possibility. New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner has sent shivers up the backs of Iowa political activists with a warning – or, perhaps, a ...

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 ...