| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:42 PM
WASHINGTON – As President Obama hosted the nation's governors at the White House twice in 24 hours, he couldn't help but tease some of the more ambitious state leaders about their plans.
Toasting the governors at an annual formal dinner in the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:27 PM
DES MOINES -- As the Chris Christie Mystery Tour continues, he may want to swing by Iowa, where a rare welcome mat awaits the beleaguered governor of New Jersey.
Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Assn., has been plying the party fundraising...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 11:45 AM
If you're handing out New Year's best wishes for the "losers" in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, save some heart for the people tasked with implementing the new law in red states -- the dozens of states where legislative obstruction has left...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:13 PM
DES MOINES — For more than 40 years, Iowa voters have played a vital role in picking the nation's president, culling the field of hopefuls and helping launch a fortunate handful all the way to the White House.
For about 35 of those years, Iowa has...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Iowa's Republican governor sent a warning to Mitt Romney on Wednesday: Don't write off the Hawkeye State.
Terry Branstad, a former four-term governor who returned to office this year, said at a forum hosted by Politico that the GOP front-runner is...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Republican presidential candidates most actively courting Iowa voters are set to speak Saturday afternoon at a gathering of social conservatives, one of the biggest cattle calls remaining before the Jan. 3 caucuses.
Saturday's Thanksgiving Family...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:04 PM
In the final debate before voting starts in the 2012 presidential contest, front-running Newt Gingrich battled renewed criticism Thursday night from rivals over his activities outside of government, including taking $1.6 million from mortgage giant...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 6:50 AM
, Ahora con dos adversarios importantes en el panorama, Mitt Romney declaró el lunes que sus antecedentes empresariales lo colocan aparte en la contienda del Partido Republicano por la presidencia y calificó de "vientos políticos del día" al alboroto...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 6:38 AM
President Barack Obama has named Gov. Martin O'Malley one of two co-chairmen of a panel of state and federal officials focused on defense and homeland security, the governor's office said Monday.
The Maryland Democrat will co-chair the Council of...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:12 PM
I don't get a lot of opportunities to applaud the Illinois General Assembly, but right now, commendations are in order.
Recently, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed a bill making it a crime to enter an agricultural facility under false pretenses to do...