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Storms Knock Out Power, Topple Semis In Iowa

A storm system moving through the Midwest has caused power outage across Iowa and toppled semis on Interstate 29.


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Des Moines Register Endorses Romney

With little more than two weeks until Iowans caucus, The Des Moines Register is endorsing Mitt Romney for president.


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Low On Cash, Down In Polls: Pawlenty Bets On Iowa

Trailing in polls and low on cash, former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty is betting the future of his presidential campaign on Iowa, where a late summer test vote could make or break him.


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Esme’s Blog: Bachmann Rising, Pawlenty Crashing?

There was a time not so long ago were you could see the following bumper sticker on the random vehicle in the Twin Cities: Squirrels for Bachmann, Because She is Nuts. Now Rep. Michele Bachmann stands as a front runner in the Republican Presidential sweepstakes.


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Waterloo, Iowa, Greets Hometown Girl Michele Bachmann

Rep. Michele Bachmann returned to her birthplace of Waterloo, Iowa, over the weekend in order to officially announce her run for the presidency Monday morning.