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…
President Donald Trump won’t be in Carroll himself, but several high-profile Iowa Republicans will lead a Trump Parade from Swan Lake State Park to the business district Saturday morning.
TEMPLETON: C.J. Petersen, Democratic nominee for Iowa Senate District 6, today received the endorsement of Humanity Forward, an organization founded by 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.
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.
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.
TEMPLETON: C.J. Petersen, Democratic nominee for Iowa Senate District 6, has released his Homecomers Initiative, a plan that builds upon a range of bipartisan ideas to help strengthen existing businesses and spark new entrepreneurship throughout rural Iowa.
President Donald Trump won’t be there himself, but the Trump Bus, a feature in the Republican’s campaign, will be in Crawford County Saturday morning with some high-profile Iowa supporters of the president.
Headlining a debate watch party at Carroll County Republican Party headquarters Monday stemmed from more than ideological connections and GOP ticket boosting for U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas.
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.
State Sen. Randy Feenstra hit a trifecta of renewable energy spots Tuesday in a sweeping visit of west-central Iowa during which he talked with farmers and energy providers on what he sees as among the more-important economic collaborations for a region he hopes to represent in Congress.
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 …
The Carroll Chamber of Commerce will hold a virtual candidate forum on Wednesday, Sept. 30 beginning at 7 p.m. from the Carroll City Council Chambers for Statehouse and county candidates.
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.
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.
Iowa newspaper owner Douglas Burns and former Iowa presidential campaign manager and host of ABC5’s “Roske on Politics” Brent Roske have launched a new effort to help protect and advocate for the Iowa Caucuses.
WALL LAKE: Biodiesel plant officials and farmers Tuesday morning urged U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield to continue her opposition to Trump administration waivers for oil refineries on renewable blending.
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.