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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. »

Branstad remains confident heading into home stretch

BONDURANT — Gov. Terry Branstad urged supporters Thursday to take nothing for granted in next week’s general election, while a fellow ... »

New Quinnipiac poll shows Ernst pulling away from Braley in U.S. Senate race

DES MOINES — Joni Ernst is pulling away from Bruce Braley in the final days before the election, a new poll suggests.

Ernst leads Bral ... »

PHOTOS: On the trail with Joni Ernst

CEDAR RAPIDS — To get a look behind the scenes of Iowa's hotly-contested U.S. Senate race, Gazette photographer Stephen Mally spent a day on ... »

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