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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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 …

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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.

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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.

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PERRY: Buoyed by a New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll showing him with a 7-point lead over his closest Democratic competitor in Iowa, White House hopeful Bernie Sanders arrived in Perry Sunday to energize a group of potential voters.

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The last election cycle, one that saw two congresswomen emerge from Iowa and other gains by female candidates nationally, reveals voters’ hunger for more women in office, a trend that will boost the political fortunes of Sen. Elizabeth Warren in the Iowa caucuses, one of her more visible sup…

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On the cusp of missing his second Democrat presidential nominee debate due to his low polling numbers, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, of New Jersey, announced Monday that he has suspended his bid for the nomination.

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FORT DODGE: Farmers should be barred from constructing new large animal confinements and also encouraged to end the practice of clustering hundreds or thousands of animals together in tight quarters, according to a New Jersey senator who seeks the Democratic nomination for president.

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American agriculture can get to net-zero carbon emissions and make money doing it while still feeding the world, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says.

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CARROLL, DENISON: National Democratic oval office front-runner Joe Biden woke up in Carroll Sunday, attended Mass at St. Lawrence Catholic Church and filled up on oatmeal at Queen Beans Coffee House before continuing a barnstorming tour of Iowa in which the former vice president is making th…