DES MOINES: Supporters of former President Trump who showed up in the thousands at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines expressed anxieties with the economy — especially gas prices — along with major distrust of President Biden and the media. One woman said she harbors fears of a “racial war.”
Retired three-star Admiral Michael Franken of Sioux City has officially announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to unseat Senator Charles Grassley in 2022.
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…
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.
Minden physician Dr. Glenn Hurst, a candidate for U.S. Senate, wants to see Medicare extended to all Americans and expanded to include dental and vision coverage.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Dr. Glenn Hurst said Iowans need only look at his small city of Minden to see life in a defund-the-police environment. Echoing the sentiments of many calling for major reforms around the nation — and slashing or reallocation of police budgets — Hurst, a Minde…
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.
Dr. Glenn Hurst of Minden, who has a track record of involvement in Iowa Democratic politics, has announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate.
Democrat U.S. Senate candidate Dave Muhlbauer began his first 99-county tour of Iowa Friday with a meet-and-greet campaign stop open to the public at Carroll’s Queen Beans coffeehouse on Clark Street.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Two-thirds of Iowa voters think it is time for a fresh face for the U.S. Senate in the 2022 Iowa midterm, according to a new Iowa poll, but U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said that when determining if he will run again, he is listening to Iowans, not polling.
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…
State Rep. Ras Smith, a Waterloo Democrat, launched a bid for governor last week, pinning his hopes on a bridge-building message of unity he thinks still can be achieved in Iowa.
Former Vice President Mike Pence, an Indiana Republican, will headline Congressman Randy Feenstra’s first-ever Feenstra Family Picnic in Sioux Center in July.
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.
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.
State Auditor Rob Sand today said he is considering a run for governor next year and likely will make an announcement by Labor Day about a bid for Terrace Hill or re-election to his current statewide office.
MANILLA: Former Crawford County Supervisor Dave Muhlbauer, a Manilla farmer and cattleman with deep family roots in rural Iowa politics, this morning announced his bid for U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley’s seat.
As he took the oath of office today, Joe Biden became at least the eighth president of the United States to have visited Carroll County in person.
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…
Journalist and author Carl Bernstein tells CNN — and repeats it on his Twitter feed — that U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, is among 21 GOP senators who think President Trump is unfit for office, and has told aides and colleagues just that.
President Donald Trump carried Carroll County with 68 percent of the vote and hit the 80 percent support threshold in some southern reaches of the county.
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.
State Rep. Brian Best will undergo heart-bypass surgery in Des Moines Friday morning to repair blockages, the Glidden Republican said this afternoon in a phone call from his room at MercyOne Medical Center.
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.
Only weeks before moderators pressed Iowa’s two U.S. Senate candidates on the price of corn and soybeans in a televised debate, Theresa Greenfield talked about those two commodity metrics on two Greene County farms.
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.
Iowa Senate candidate C.J. Petersen’s mother and two of his grandparents, all Cass County residents, are recovering from the coronavirus while the Templeton Democrat is urging Iowans to wear masks and expressing frustration, anger even, at people who refuse to wear masks into grocery stores …
Gov. Kim Reynolds, while not predicting civil unrest, has held planning discussions on state-level response to potential election-related violence in Iowa, she said Thursday afternoon in Carroll.
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.
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.