House Democrats have left the Statehouse, stalling debate on two measures dealing with gun rights.
A 20-year-old man wearing only underwear has been arrested at building that houses the Polk County prosecutors’ office in Des Moines.
An Iowa woman has given birth to a boy weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces — without the aid of surgery.
Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney waged a seesaw battle for supremacy in Iowa’s Republican presidential caucuses late Tuesday night, a dramatic opening round for the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama.
There are plenty of pretty neighborhoods in the Twin Cities, but one in particular is being recognized as one of the prettiest.
Six Republican presidential candidates dove deep into how their religious faith influences their public life, during a free-flowing forum before a large, influential audience of social conservatives in early-voting Iowa on Saturday.
A half-dozen GOP contenders flocked to Iowa on Saturday in hopes of gaining any edge with this influential group barely 10 weeks before the state’s Jan. 3 caucuses.
Sarah Palin struck a populist tone and assailed corporate favoritism Saturday in a campaign-style speech to tea party activists.
Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is proposing ways to create jobs on her first visit to the leadoff caucus state since winning the state GOP straw poll earlier this month.
Authorities say a Des Moines woman has been assaulted with a bratwurst at her home.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he’s not running for president, but he’s still leaving an imprint on the 2012 Republican campaign as a potential kingmaker — and distraction.
Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is naming the daughter of 2008 Iowa caucus winner Mike Huckabee to help lift his own effort ahead of a key test of strength in Iowa.
When Michele Bachmann formally kicks off her bid for the White House on Monday in Iowa, she’ll do so after allowing precious weeks to pass without having established the presence needed in the state to woo the GOP activists considered key to winning its leadoff caucuses.
The first of two trials for a Minnesota teenager charged in the slayings of two Iowa convenience store clerks is scheduled to begin Monday in Carroll County.
Rep. Michele Bachmann plans to participate in a presidential debate in New Hampshire this month, a move that further signals the Minnesota Republican expects to be a candidate for the 2012 nomination.