| Sep 20, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is extending his surrogate role on behalf of his old boss, President Barack Obama, by keynoting the Iowa Democratic Party’s largest pre-caucus fundraiser of the year.
Sue Dvorsky, the Iowa Democratic chairwoman, today...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:11 PM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to a five-month moratorium on closures of post offices and processing facilities while lawmakers hammer out legislation to overhaul the cash-strapped mail carrier, a group of U.S. senators said on Tuesday....
| Feb 15, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Gov.Martin O'Malleyis getting backing from the Midwest in his push to put giant wind turbines off Maryland's coast.
Former Iowa Gov. Chet Culver, a fellow Democrat, showed up in Annapolis Tuesday to testify in support of O'Malley's bill to provide...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:33 AM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Animal welfare groups are trying to convince Iowa's governor to veto a bill that would make it a crime to gain access to a livestock operation to secretly record the treatment of animals.
Gov. Terry Branstad hasn't said...