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National Democratic Oval Office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll on a December 2019 Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on Queen Beans oatmeal before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president made the case that he was t…

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Craig Williams, the Carroll County Republican chairman and an experienced local political leader who worked behind the scenes for other candidates for decades, earned a seat in the Iowa Senate Tuesday with a commanding win in one of the larger geographic districts in the state.

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The number of registered voters who identify as Republican in Carroll County has increased 19 percent since President Donald Trump's win in the last general election, whereas the number of Democrats has fallen 5 percent, according to a Times Herald analysis of voter data.

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Some long-time Carroll County poll workers faced a potentially heartbreaking choice this election season: Volunteer again and put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus or stay home and hope that someone else is able to help.

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Sue City Sioux, J.D. Scholten’s ragtag RV, is a common sight in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House barnstorms its 39 counties.

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DES MOINES — Carroll County Supervisor Stephanie Hausman, an active supporter of President Trump who has visited the Oval Office and organized a recent Trump parade in Carroll, found herself just feet from the commander in chief Wednesday during his reelection rally at the Des Moines Interna…

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JEFFERSON AND ATLANTIC: Vice President Mike Pence’s nephew, a polished and passionate speaker with populist appeal, barnstormed central and western Iowa in support of his uncle’s campaign in recent days, hitting the Jefferson town square Tuesday just after noon.

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Three candidates seeking to represent Carroll County in the Statehouse parted ways on predictable partisan issues — from abortion to Medicaid to minimum wage — but quickly agreed in a local forum on what their shared No. 1 priority is for western Iowa.

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JEFFERSON & DANA: Through her COVID-19-thwarting mask, Theresa Greenfield took the measure of a hulking Greene County wind-energy turbine just feet from her Saturday morning. She later got to hit the switch, turning the blades off and on.

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J.D. Scholten bounded on to the trailer of a pickup truck parked in front of his rickety RV and Carroll’s Merchants Stadium for a fiery populist speech, one that seemed to jump from an earlier era in Iowa as the congressional candidate made a relentless case for the working people he thinks …

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Iowa Democratic congressional candidate J.D. Scholten urges all voters to “have a plan” for casting their ballots amid the COVID-19 pandemic and heated rhetoric about the integrity of the election.

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MANNING: Craig Williams of Manning has been designated a “Friend of Agriculture” by the Iowa Farm Bureau Political Action Committee (PAC). Williams is seeking the Iowa Senate District 6 seat that includes Buena Vista, Sac, Carroll, Audubon and the eastern portion of Crawford County.

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As the U.S. Senate election heats up between incumbent Republican Joni Ernst and Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield, Ernst’s campaign responded to a recent endorsement her challenger received.

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HULL: Like so many from Iowa’s sprawling 4th Congressional District, the Republican fighting to be its next congressman hails from one of the small towns that dot the landscape.

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Narrowly trailing in recent polls ahead of what is anticipated to be a hotly-contested race in the fall, incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst challenged her Democratic rival Theresa Greenfield to a series of six debates ahead of their November general election matchup.

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U.S. Rep. Steve King, a firebrand conservative with a national reputation for pot-stirring cultural rhetoric, went down to defeat Tuesday the same way the just-folks Kiron contractor entered politics 24 years ago — in an Iowa Republican primary.