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Iowa Politics

Hatch speaks in Iowa City
Posted by John Miller | Sep 8, 2014

Gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch speaks with a supporter at the 2013 Jefferson-Jackson Day Dinner in Des Moines. -- photo by Gregory Hauenstein Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch, along with his...

Debate night!
Posted by Adam B Sullivan | Aug 29, 2014

Loebsack and Miller-Meeks are competing for Iowa's 2nd Congressional District. -- photo by Adam Sullivan During a debate in Iowa City Thursday night, Incumbent U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack had to...

Rick Stewart's Ice Box Challenge
Posted by Shauna McKnight | Aug 14, 2014

An independent candidate has emerged in Iowa by way of Rick Stewart. The Cedar Rapids resident and former CEO of Frontier Cooperative Herbs is looking to...

Branstad speaks in Washington D.C.
Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 25, 2014

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speaks at the U. S. Capitol on Mar. 25, 2014. -- photo via the USDA When Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill on May 30 allowing...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Jul 23, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul speaks at CPAC 2012. -- photo by Mark Taylor Officials announced Tuesday that U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), a potential Republican frontrunner for the 2016 presidential...

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 29, 2014

Johnson County Supervisor Janelle Rettig took to Facebook today to criticize “another male running for supervisor” after he purportedly labeled her a member...

Posted by Adam B Sullivan | May 29, 2014

Iowa will join the majority of states in allowing some form of medical cannabis this week. Gov. Terry Branstad is expected to sign Iowa’s very narrow marijuana bill...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Mar 25, 2014

Iowa State Sen. Joni Ernst released a pretty special campaign ad yesterday. Have you seen it? "I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa farm," Ernst says, looking...