Candidates

John Thomas running for Iowa City Council

IOWA CITY — John Thomas, a retired landscape architect and member of the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission, has made his bid for Iowa ... »

Cedar Rapids businessman Patel joins Democratic race in Iowa 1st District

CEDAR RAPIDS — Ravi Patel, a Cedar Rapids business owner and entrepreneur, has joined the race for the Democratic nomination in Iowa’ ... »

Romney announces he won’t run for president in 2016

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not run for president in 2016, cutting short a third run for the White House tw ... »

Iowa Electronic Markets launch 2016 presidential, Congressional prediction markets

IOWA CITY — Money and politics are often viewed as enemies. But the Iowa Electronic Markets use the power of money to predict politics with ... »

Palin to join Iowa Rep. King at Freedom Summit

Former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has joined the lineup of speakers at U.S. Rep. Steve King’s ... »

Branstad: Never say never to another campaign

IOWA CITY — Leading the cheers for the Republican “team” of candidates in recent days, Gov. Terry Branstad didn’t seem ... »

Voting won't be the last questions for some Iowans on Election Day

CEDAR RAPIDS — For some Iowa voters, deciding between Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley won't be the last question they'll be asked on Election Day ... »

Voter enthusiasm lifts GOP’s hopes of congressional wins

IOWA CITY — Gov. Terry Branstad was introduced at an Iowa City campaign rally at as the quarterback of Iowa Republicans’ election tea ... »

Braley invokes Truman in predicting Senate win

CEDAR RAPIDS — U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin encouraged Democratic volunteers to ignore polls showing the race to succeed him slipping away from 1st ... »

New Quinnipiac poll shows Iowa U.S. Senate race dead even

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dead even. Neck-and-neck. Down to the wire.

The Iowa U.S. Senate race is tied at 47 percent for Democrat Bruce Braley a ... »

Ernst kicks off final campaign tour in U.S. Senate race

ANKENY — Borrowing a phrase from one of her primary election opponents, Joni Ernst is asking supporters to do “one more thing” ... »

National eyes on Braley, Ernst race

DES MOINES — On Tuesday, Election Day, the nation’s eyes will be on Iowa.

As the first-in-the-nation presidential caucus state, ... »

Republican team upbeat on Iowa campaign trail

WEST DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad and U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst led an upbeat band of GOP candidates around western Iowa o ... »

American dream, opportunity on the ballot, Blum, Fiorina say

CEDAR RAPIDS — More than the names on the ballot, the 2014 midterm election is about “the future of this country and what we want our ... »

Braley campaign mixes breakfast, voter recruitment

WATERLOO — Customers at Morg’s diner in downtown Waterloo enjoyed their eggs and bacon with a side of politics on Thursday morning. ... »