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  • Biden apologizes for 'Shylocks' gaffe, visits Iowa

    DES MOINES (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden apologized on Wednesday for referring to people who squeeze U.S. military personnel serving overseas on loans and other financial issues as "Shylocks," a reference to a stereotypical Jewish character in Shakespeare.
  • Hillary and the Iowa steak fry

    WASHINGTON -- Democrats from around the country, and political chroniclers as well, again flocked to Iowa last weekend for retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, a traditional event for raising cholesterol levels and presidential ambitions. It...

    First Clinton, now Biden offer Iowa their versions of 2016 populism

    She went out to grill some beef, and now he's going out to help some nuns. The two former senators who overshadow all other Democrats with ripe presidential ambition, Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden, are ending up in Iowa less than 72 hours apart this...

    Hillary's "steak" is not well done

    Prior to his annual steak fry, retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said this about Hillary Clinton to Dan Balz of The Washington Post: "...she is much more progressive in her thoughts and her inclination than most people may think." Liberals have...

    Hillary: The now and future Democrat

    I have seen the future of the Democratic Party and its name is Hillary Clinton. I believe that's a true statement even if it lacks the electricity associated with a rock star. Clinton was in Des Moines, Iowa, for Sen. Tom Harkin's 37th and apparently...