Ringo was trending on Twitter in Iowa today, though it had nothing to do with former Beatles drummer Sir Ringo Starr.
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.
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.
TEMPLETON: The coronavirus pandemic has upended nearly all aspects of life that people had taken for granted, and it changed the way people campaign for office.
The issue of biofuel blending waivers to oil refiners is quickly becoming a prominent issue in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race.
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.
State Rep. Jeff Shipley, a Republican from Birmingham, near Fairfield, this week defended his description of a Templeton state Senate candidate as “a walking public health crisis,” a controversial comment that generated a spirited online exchange over the weekend.
State Rep. Jeff Shipley, a Birmingham Republican, this week called Templeton’s C.J. Petersen, a Democrat seeking an Iowa Senate seat in a sweeping district that includes the Carroll area, a “walking public health crisis.”
After quickly consolidating support from the state party and her erstwhile primary foes, the Democrats’ freshly minted U.S. Senate nominee Theresa Greenfield previewed her general election message Wednesday.
U.S. Rep. Steve King’s primary loss late Tuesday was greeted by speculation by several commentators about a potential independent bid for his seat, but 2019 changes to Iowa’s election laws may prevent that.
Nine-term U.S. Rep. Steve King’s defeat in Tuesday’s primary election to state Sen. Randy Feenstra, R-Hull, was met by national media and celebrities highlighting his long history of racist and inflammatory remarks.
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.
Longtime Carroll County Republican Chairman Craig Williams of Manning vaulted into the general election in commanding fashion Tuesday night with 61 percent of the vote and winning margins in four of the five counties in the sweeping Iowa Senate District 6, overwhelmingly GOP territory.
Hand sanitizer was available and stickers read “thanks for practicing social distancing” at the First United Methodist Church polling location in Carroll for the primary election today — the first local election of the new coronavirus pandemic.
The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), the group that works to elect Republican state lawmakers, is targeting several legislative districts in Iowa currently held by Democrats.
Presumptive Democratic nominee in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District J.D. Scholten relaunched the TV ad he used to announce his campaign ahead of Tuesday’s primaries.
Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Theresa Greenfield hosted a virtual eleventh-hour event Friday alongside Carroll County Democratic Party chairman Peter Leo and other party officials and activists from across the state.
One of four Democrats will win the right in Tuesday’s primary election to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst in the November general election.
C.J. Petersen, the lone Democrat running in Iowa Senate District 6, discussed his motivation for seeking office and the COVID-19 pandemic in a Facebook Live broadcast Friday.
With a socially-distanced format, four of the five candidates for the Republican nomination in Iowa’s sweeping 4th Congressional District took part in a debate dominated by discussion of the COVID-19 pandemic and abortion.
The political consulting firm co-founded by Carroll native Ben Nuckels, Strother Nuckels Strategies (SNS), earned seven Pollie Awards from the American Association of Political Consultants.
The Democratic challenger to Republican incumbent State Rep. Brian Best was arrested for drunken driving less than four days after filing the paperwork to be on November's ballot, according to court records.
A 29-year-old Libertarian candidate for the Iowa House — who just last year faced a harassment charge for his talk of killing a deputy sheriff — is running against law enforcement as much as he is the other two candidates on the ballot.
A 29-year-old Breda Democrat, who said he’d been reliably Republican until watching what he described as “divisiveness” in the GOP before the 2016 election cycle, filed papers to run for the Iowa Senate District 6 seat.
DES MOINES: Craig Williams, candidate for Iowa Senate District 6, officially filed Monday with the Iowa Secretary of State’s office to be on the ballot for the Republican primary to be held in June. Senate candidates are required to gather and submit petitions including the signatures of at …
J.D. Scholten — an Iowa Democrat who rose from obscurity to national prominence with a near-miss challenge to U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, two years ago — on Tuesday filed nomination for a second run in the sweeping, 39-county 4th Congressional District.
The 27-year-old Colorado man who tossed water onto U.S. Rep. Steve King as he dined in Fort Dodge last March was sentenced Thursday to two years of federal probation, according to court records.
With only a week remaining until the filing deadline, no Democrats have filed to run for the state Senate and House seats representing Carroll and surrounding counties.
Des Moines businesswoman Theresa Greenfield, who has roots in farm country just miles north of the Iowa border, wants voters to know she understands the distinctions between small towns, that life is different in Carroll than in Creston, and residing and working in Algona is not the same as …
State Sen. Mark Segebart, a Vail Republican who represents five of the 39 counties in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, told the Times Herald Saturday he plans to formally endorse U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, in a competitive GOP primary slated for June.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield, a farm kid turned Des Moines businesswoman, said rural Iowans will be looking for a change in November.
DES MOINES: The Iowa Democratic Party announced this weekend that Mark Smith has been elected as the new chair, by a majority vote of the IDP State Central Committee. Smith represents Marshalltown in the Iowa State House and formerly served as House Minority Leader.
With 100 percent of precincts now reporting after a glitch with a results-reporting app caused statewide Democratic caucus results from Monday to eke in throughout the week, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont came out neck and neck, with …
Just one of Carroll County’s 13 caucus precinct sites used a cellphone app that — due to a programming glitch — partly caused a significant delay in naming the state’s choice for the Democratic presidential nominee.
Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was the clear Iowa Caucus winner Monday night in Carroll County, according to unofficial results.
A coding error in a new cellphone app the Iowa Democratic Party deployed this year to report caucus results has caused a significant delay in the tallying of those results.
Editor's Note: Craig Williams of Manning is chairman of the Carroll County Republican Party and a GOP candidate for Iowa Senate District 6. He has been active in state-level Republican politics for decades.
DES MOINES: RAICES (The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services), the largest legal service provider to undocumented immigrants in Texas and one of the largest in the country, Monday installed protest-art cages throughout Des Moines.
AUDUBON: How would Amy Klobuchar deal with a physically lurking President Donald Trump roaming behind her in a nationally televised debate — the optics that famously emerged for Hillary Clinton, the last Democratic nominee for president, in her second 2016 general-election showdown with Trump?
Editor's note: Victoria Anders is a volunteer for Warren for President in Western Iowa, based in the Washington, D.C., area. She is the granddaughter of Chuck and Kathy Manatt, Audubon natives and proud Cyclones. Chuck was chairman of the Democratic National Committee from 1980-1984. She is …
Saddled with jury duty in the impeachment of President Trump, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent her husband Bruce Mann and the couple’s golden retriever Bailey to campaign in Carroll this morning.
Long-time Carroll County Democrat Tim Tracy, a former local party chairman who once ran to be the state leader of the Democrats, and who is active in arts education at Kuemper Catholic High School, endorsed the White House campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden.
JEFFERSON: Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says it makes sense to decentralize a raft of federal agriculture jobs from Washington, D.C. to Sioux City, a leading Hawkeye State community that rests at the nexus of three ag-heavy states, Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota.