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Dem leader McCarthy resigns for A.G. gig

DES MOINES—Iowa House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced his resignation Thursday to take a high-paid position in the office of the Iowa Attorney General. After Aug. 15, McCarthy’s last day in office, Gov. Terry Brans...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Jacobs pitches background as turnaround CEO

Mark Jacobs visits with Dave Cushman, a member of the Republican Party of Iowa’s state central committee, at Morrison Brothers Co. in Dubuque. Photo by the Mark Jacobs exploratory committee. URBANDALE, Iowa—Mark Jacobs,...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Braley raises cash from trial lawyers in San Francisco

Rep. Bruce Braley, the likely Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, traveled to San Francisco this week to raise campaign funds from a national trial lawyers association, according to the group’s attendee list. The American Ass...
by Jeff Patch

 

 

Clovis talks immigration, slams Marco Rubio

Sam Clovis, an economics professor from the Sioux City area running for U.S. Senate, released a new website today with raw videos showcasing his stance on issues. Notably, the featured video slams the Senate’s immigration bil...
by Jeff Patch

 
 

Clovis knocks Braley at Polk County GOP breakfast

DES MOINES—Sam Clovis is not anyone’s idea of a typical politician. But in a field of candidates featuring a former Senate chief of staff, a U.S. attorney and a state senator, that may be his biggest strength. The former co...
by Jeff Patch

 

 

PPP’s Iowa Senate poll provides early snapshot of race

Public Policy Polling, a North Carolina-based Democratic firm, has earned a reputation as an accurate polling operation. Nonetheless, a generous sampling of Democrats and the nascent stage of the race casts doubt on the veracit...
by Jeff Patch