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Wednesday, February 03, 2016
U.S. Republican Rand Paul suspends 2016 White House campaign
1. WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican Rand Paul suspended his 2016 presidential bid on Wednesday after his small-government campaign failed to gain traction wi ... »
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Rivals assail Cruz’s ‘tainted’ victory
1. Donald Trump took to Twitter and Ben Carson to the Bible on Wednesday to assail the rival Ted Cruz camp for using underhanded tactics to secure victor ... »
Rubio leaves Iowa with third-place finish, 'Marcomentum'
DES MOINES - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz scored a hard-fought win in Monday's caucuses, but Florida Sen. Marco Rubio leaves Iowa with the coveted brass ring o ... »
Trump spurs new Iowa caucusgoers, both for and against him
CEDAR RAPIDS - Karen DeMoor of Cedar Rapids had never caucused before Monday night, but businessman GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump's charisma w ... »
VIDEO: Palin says Steve King 'huffing ethanol' for casting aspersions on her Trump endorsement
CEDAR RAPIDS - Speaking to a crowd of hundreds Monday afternoon in downtown Cedar Rapids, Sarah Palin jabbed Iowa U.S. Rep. Steve King for "huffing et ... »
Grassley in demand, but maintains neutrality in Republican race
CEDAR RAPIDS - It's good to be the senior senator from the state where the presidential nomination process begins.It can be hectic, too.Sen. Chuck Gra ... »
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Iowa Democratic Party’s caucus procedures questioned
1. In the aftermath of the closest contest in the history of the Iowa Democratic caucuses, Hillary Clinton moved victoriously onto New Hampshire on Tuesd ... »
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Slim win for Clinton sign of lengthy nomination process
1. Dianne Bystrom doesn't know why anyone is surprised by the neck-and-neck finish of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in Monday night's Democratic cau ... »
O’Malley suspending campaign: Democratic sources
Former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley, who had trouble gaining any traction in the Democratic race, planned to suspend his campaign at 9:30 p.m. Ce ... »
Video: Experience caucusing from Republican and Democratic sides
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Bernie Sanders spent more on University of Iowa visit than Donald Trump
IOWA CITY - Bernie Sanders' visit to the University of Iowa Field House over the weekend was the most expensive pre-caucus candidate appearance at a p ... »
Clinton, Sanders finish near neck and neck in Iowa caucuses
DES MOINES - Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders's upstart Democratic presidential challenge fired the first resounding shot of his call for a political revol ... »
Friday, February 05, 2016
Podcast: "On Iowa Politics' talks caucus winners and Iowa's first-in-the-nation status
1. This week on the podcast, reporters talk who won the Democratic caucuses, should there be a GOP do-over and if Iowa will hold its first-in-the-nation ... »
Friday, February 05, 2016
Democrats should consider Republican-style caucuses, former Obama campaign manager says
1. DES MOINES - Iowa Democrats should consider altering their presidential caucus procedures to look more like the vote conducted by Republicans, a longt ... »
Candidates flock to social media during Iowa caucuses
CEDAR RAPIDS - Florida Sen. Marco Rubio may have come in third in the Iowa caucuses Monday night, but he still took to Twitter and Facebook to thank h ... »
Percent of youth caucusing for Bernie Sanders surpassed that for Obama in 2008
Of the estimated 31,000 young people who caucused for the Democrats on Monday, 84 percent supported Sen. Bernie Sanders - a much higher percentage tha ... »
Podcast: On Iowa Politics, post-mortem caucus edition
This week on the podcast, reporters discuss the winners and losers of Monday's Iowa caucuses, including the candidates and the political parties thems ... »
First-time Iowa caucusgoers key to Trump, Sanders victories
CEDAR RAPIDS - Fueled by a big lead among first-time likely Iowa GOP caucusgoers, Donald Trump has opened up a 31 percent to 24 percent lead over Texa ... »

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