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Bernie Sanders’ Iowa City rally canceled

Bernie Sanders’ stop in Iowa City today has been canceled, according to a press release from the Hillary Clinton campaign. The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate was scheduled to campaign on behalf of Clinton. Stops planned in Davenport and Des Moines have also been canceled, though Sanders will appear in Des Moines on Wednesday. […]

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Bernie Sanders coming to Iowa City Monday

Sen. Bernie Sanders will hit three Iowa towns on Monday, including Iowa City, to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Sanders will visit Davenport, Iowa City and Des Moines to discuss Clinton’s economic plan, according to a press release from the Clinton campaign. This comes just after early voting began in Iowa on Thursday. More […]

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Viewers watched Clinton, Trump face off as presidential race enters last six weeks

Voters watched the presidential candidates — Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump — face off for the first time last night in a national debate. And with the candidates on a split-screen with nowhere to hide, viewers had plenty of time to judge their facial expressions and reactions as well as […]

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Clinton anticipates poll boost following DNC

A careful look at Nate Silver & Team’s 538 Election Forecast 2016 suggests that the GOP Post Convention Trump Bump may have crested yesterday. In the days ahead we anticipate the electoral college and popular vote to again widen. According to 538, the former now stands at 276.2 EC votes for HRC, 261.3 for DJT […]

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Chuck Grassley defends his Clinton email probe

Sen. Chuck Grassley had another highlight reel week. He continued to defend his Hillary Clinton private email investigation, won an award, and mulled his travel options for the Republican National Convention (RNC), to be held Jul. 18 – 21. Regarding his Clinton email probe, he responded to criticism from Sen. Harry Reid who questioned Grassley […]

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Are Donald Trump frat houses coming to Iowa City?

Des Moines CityView reported today that Donald Trump is founding fraternity houses at the University of Iowa and Iowa State University. Written by Doug Burns, a “fourth-generation” newsperson and the co-owner of Carroll, Iowa’s Daily Times Herald, the article is an April Fools’ Day prank. “Two key features of the Trump Fraternity: a strict no-dating-fellow-students […]

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Caucus wrap: WTH happened last night?

How did your candidate(s) do last night? Since Martin O’Malley withdrew from the race, his backers across the country must now decide how to realign themselves, but the rest of us are still following a two- or three-person race. A record-breaking Republican turnout may have boosted Ted Cruz, who found his ground game in Iowa. […]

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Sanders rallies young crowd in Grinnell

Bernie Sanders delivered one of his final appeals to Iowa voters yesterday in a Grinnell College gymnasium filled with over 1,200 supporters. Speaking just a couple hours before a town hall forum in Des Moines, he did not mention by name his Democratic caucus rivals Hillary Clinton or Martin O’Malley. Instead, he focused his speech […]

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Trump takes credit for Sanders’ Iowa surge

Donald Trump told a packed house in the Muscatine High School gymnasium that “Bernie Sanders is surging” because of the billionaire’s attacks on Hillary Clinton. Some polls show Sanders edging out Clinton in Iowa. “I was the best thing that ever happened to Bernie Sanders because my attack on Hillary, all of a sudden she […]

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Clinton returns to Iowa City to speak at the IMU

Hillary Clinton will visit Iowa City again next week, this time speaking at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Thursday, Jan. 21. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Lounge of the IMU. Earlier in the day, the former secretary of state will appear at […]

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Clinton on Sanders’ surge: ‘I’m not nervous at all’

Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday morning that she’s “not nervous” about the recent gains by her opponent in Iowa. She was asked on NBC’s Today show about Bernie Sanders’ surge as indicated by several recent polls. “I’m working hard, and I intend to keep working as hard as I can until the last vote or […]

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New poll shows Sanders ahead of Clinton in Iowa

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With less than a month until the Iowa Caucuses, a poll released Monday by the American Research Group (ARG) shows Sen. Bernie Sanders edging out former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by three points in Iowa. ARG interviewed 400 Iowans by telephone from Jan. 6-10 to complete the survey, which includes a five percent margin […]

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