2020 Hopefuls Stuck In Washington Deploy Surrogates In IowaSteve Sovern had low expectations for a recent event he hosted to support Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign. Iowans are legendary for expecting to meet White House hopefuls in person — multiple times — and the candidate wasn't going to be there, represented instead by California Rep. Katie Porter.
New Iowa Caucus Rules Could Spark Clashing Claims Of VictoryThe Iowa caucuses are never simple. Voters spend hours in high school gymnasiums or public libraries, starting their night by declaring support for their preferred presidential candidate. That's followed by a feverish round of lobbying in which supporters of eliminated candidates are pressed to make a new pick by the evening's end.
Rare Oops Moment For Klobuchar In Iowa DebateAfter the United States’ killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani, Democrats were bracing for fights over foreign policy. Instead, a whole lot of substance broke out.
Democratic Candidates Seek Momentum As They Dash To IowaAbout 500 people packed into the basketball gym in the Fort Madison YMCA to see Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the working class Mississippi River town on the Sunday evening after Christmas. The following Sunday afternoon, Joe Biden attracted less than half to Grinnell, a similar sized college town in central Iowa.
Jodi Huisentruit Billboard Vandalized In Mason City, IowaSomeone spray-painted the name "Frank Steams" and "machine shed" on the billboard.
Klobuchar Wraps 99-County Iowa Tour By Criticizing Trump In Des MoinesKlobuchar talked healthcare, climate change, and taking on the NRA. But she also took a direct shot at her critics who say she's not progressive enough.
Iowa Swung Fiercely To Trump. Will It Swing Back To Blue In 2020?Few states have changed politically with the head-snapping speed of Iowa.
Northern Iowa Woman Accused Of Faking Cancer To Collect DonationsJennifer Hope Mikesell, of Northwood, is charged with ongoing criminal conduct, theft, fraudulent practices and forgery.
Kevin Costner Returns To Iowa In Support Of Pete ButtigiegThe appearance of celebrity endorsers marks a new phase in the Iowa campaign as the caucuses loom Feb. 3.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar Has Visited Almost All Of Iowa's 99 CountiesThis bus tour could be one of the last times Klobuchar is able to spend significant time in the Hawkeye State, with a looming Senate impeachment trial.
Iowa Man Who Tore Down, Burned LGBTQ Flag Gets More Than 15 Years In PrisonA man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for burning an LGBTQ flag that was flying at a church in central Iowa.
'She's A Lot More Realistic': Amy Klobuchar Gaining Traction In IowaQuick with a joke and unsparing in her mockery of President Donald Trump, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and her Midwest sensibility show signs of gaining traction in Iowa.
Amy Klobuchar Returns To Iowa, Ready To Share Plan For A Changing EconomyDemocratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Thursday rolled out a plan to help Americans succeed in a changing economy, as she returns to Iowa looking to quickly build support with weeks to go before the first votes are cast for the party's 2020 nomination.
Iowa City Councilman Matthew Dominick Charged With Drunken DrivingPolice say Dominick's vehicle struck a parked car in Humboldt and overturned before coming to rest on its top.
Woman Withdraws 'Make Christmas Great Again' Tree From Iowa Holiday CompetitionOrganizers at the Festival of Trees wouldn't allow the tree, named "Make Christmas Great Again," saying they do not want political statements included in the festival.