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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.