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Tom Miller, the nation’s longest-serving state attorney general, will seek an 11th four-year term in the office next fall, saying he is “energized, challenged and fulfilled” by such efforts as the pursuit of anti-trust cases against dominant tech companies — like Facebook — and seeing throug…

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DES MOINES: Democrat Deidre DeJear, a business leader from Des Moines and former candidate for Iowa secretary of state, Saturday officially launched her campaign for governor at an event in Des Moines.

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Retired Adm. Michael Franken of Sioux City, a native of the Sioux Center area of Iowa, this afternoon said he plans to run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by veteran Republican Sen. Charles Grassley.

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Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Dave Muhlbauer will kick off his first 99-county tour of Iowa this Friday with a campaign stop that’s open to the public beginning at noon at Queen Beans, 522 Clark St.

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SIOUX CITY: Union organizers are seeking to expand support beyond President Biden and U.S. House Democrats for what they say is their No. 1 legislative priority for working men and women — the so-called PRO Act that would make it easier for unions to gain members and collectively bargain, an…

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DES MOINES: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is an up-and-coming figure in the Republican Party after her management of the coronavirus pandemic, which has received praise and criticism from both political parties.

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Phil Thompson looks back on his time in Iraq as an 18-year-old Army private and equates it to “drinking water from a fire hose.”

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DES MOINES: Three potential Republican presidential candidates collectively lambasted many Democrats’ views on race relations and spotlighted state-level anti-abortion successes and other bedrock GOP positions in headlining one of the state’s premier conservative gatherings Friday in Des Moines.

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SIOUX CENTER: U.S. Rep. Randy Feenstra held the first-ever Feenstra Family Picnic in Sioux Center today, with special guest former Vice President Mike Pence headlining the event.

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Small business owner Deidre DeJear, a former candidate for Iowa Secretary of State and high-profile figure in Democratic politics, this week launched a listening tour along with an exploratory committee to examine the possibility of developing a competitive campaign for Iowa governor in 2022.

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KIRON: Finding a former congressperson often is easier said than done. But a Google search, a trip through the Boyer Valley phone directory and a bit of advice from churchgoers in Kiron (pop. 300) make finding the home of former U.S. Rep. Steve King almost as simple as driving down a dusty c…

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State Sen. Jim Carlin, a Republican from Woodbury County, visited the Carroll County Republican Central Committee at the Family Table Restaurant in Carroll Monday morning for the organization’s monthly breakfast meeting.

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LAKE VIEW: Gov. Kim Reynolds Wednesday afternoon ruled out a U.S. Senate bid — should Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, opt not to seek an eighth term in 2022 — and said she was “probably” running for re-election as governor and would make a “formal” announcement later.

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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.