National elections

Fiery Trump offers nationalist vision to end ‘this American carnage’

WASHINGTON - In his first, fiery words as the nation's 45th president, Donald Trump put forth a nationalist vision of America, breaking with tradition ...

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China state media issues warning as Trump criticizes

Chinese state media issued its clearest warning yet about its bottom line on Taiwan as President-elect Donald Trump vowed China would have to #x201c;p ...

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After stumping for GOP, Ernst excited about future

By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines BureauDES MOINES - Joni Ernst's name was not on the November ballot, so she did what she could to help her fell ...

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Gun control measures expected to win in four U.S. states

NEW YORK - Gun control-related ballot measures in four states are expected to pass on Tuesday, opinion polls showed, after gun safety advocates poured ...

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Cedar County ‘petri dish’ of electoral politics

CEDAR RAPIDS - Cedar County is a little bit country and a little bit, well, metropolitan, Dawn Smith said.#x201c;You add that together and we're, I gu ...

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