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.
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.
With only a week remaining until the filing deadline, no Democrats have filed to run for the state Senate and House seats representing Carroll and surrounding counties.
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 …
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.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield, a farm kid turned Des Moines businesswoman, said rural Iowans will be looking for a change in November.
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.
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 …
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.
Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, was the clear Iowa Caucus winner Monday night in Carroll County, according to unofficial results.
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.
Editor's Note: Craig Williams of Manning is chairman of the Carroll County Republican Party and a GOP candidate for Iowa Senate District 6. He has been active in state-level Republican politics for decades.
DES MOINES: RAICES (The Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services), the largest legal service provider to undocumented immigrants in Texas and one of the largest in the country, Monday installed protest-art cages throughout Des Moines.
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?
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 …
Saddled with jury duty in the impeachment of President Trump, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent her husband Bruce Mann and the couple’s golden retriever Bailey to campaign in Carroll this morning.
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.
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.
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.
The twin Castro brothers from Texas, one a candidate for president, and the other his campaign manager (and congressman), had what amounted to an insider’s guide to a sprawling field of two-dozen White House aspirants, Joaquin Castro said.
Supporters of Pete Buttigieg described a raft of reasons for supporting the Democratic White House aspirant as they helped fill a Carrollton Centre ballroom Saturday night.
Iowa Republicans will hold caucuses statewide at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 for the purpose of selecting a presidential candidate for the general election in November and other party business.
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…
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.
DES MOINES: Led by Vote Common Good executive director Doug Pagitt, a first-of-its-kind event is prompting candidates, faith leaders and voters to have a substantive discussion on religion and politics.
MANNING: Long-time Manning Pharmacy owner Bob Stessman, who has waged a pitched fight to keep his own business open, says the closing of the local grocery will have negative spinoff effects on the pharmacy, Manning Regional Healthcare Center and other local commerce and services.
MANNING: A California billionaire running for president placed himself in the middle of small-town rhetorical friendly fire as residents of Manning expressed outrage over the local grocery store owner’s decision to close up shop.
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.
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.
Carroll County Republican Party Chairman Craig Williams, a longtime GOP activist with a deep statewide network, says he brings conservative values and an eye for fiscal responsibility to his campaign for the Iowa Senate.
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…
DENISON: The Pete Buttigieg mid-morning crowd at Cronk’s Cafe in Denison quickly filled the parking lot and nearby on-street spots.