“BECAUSE THIS CAMPAIGN ISN’T GOING TO BE ABOUT ME”: Oh, Hillary, bless your sweet little heart. Clinton’s puff-piece op-ed in today’s Des Moines Register is a pitiful attempt to divert attention away from her abominable, treasonous behavior as Secretary of State. It’s now all about Hillary and her ethics (or lack thereof). The only real […]
On Monday, the Iowa Capitol was evacuated after a container of Kraft Easy Mac was burned in a microwave. The microwaveable macaroni and cheese was reduced to a black crisp, as was first reported by William Petroski of the Des Moines Register: Burnt 'Easy Mac' food causes emergency evacuation of Iowa Capitol. Show More Summary
Heavy smoke from burnt Easy Mac reportedly caused the evacuation of the Iowa Capitol on Monday. According to the Des Moines Register, the overcooked meal set off the emergency alarm around 11 a.m. and forced lawmakers and staffers to exit the building. Show More Summary
Putative Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton published an op-ed in the Des Moines Register Monday morning voicing the (very vague) themes of her nascent campaign. "Americans have come back from tough economic times," she wrote, in a virtually word-for-word recitation of her campaign announcement video. "But the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top.
By Luciana Lopez DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa and elsewhere have recently begun sounding a call to arms to Christian conservatives, describing what they say is an urgent threat to religious liberty. Show More Summary
DES MOINES — On his inaugural 2016 campaign swing through the Hawkeye State, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Saturday leaned heavily on personal history while pitching conservative activists and voters on a message centered on the need for generational change in Washington — eliciting comparisons to President Obama along the way. “This may be horrible to say […]
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential hopefuls emphasized their staunch opposition to gay marriage and abortion rights Saturday before a crowd of social conservatives who hold significant sway in the state's leadoff presidential...Show More Summary
Hundreds of Iowa Republicans are crowded into a church in suburban Des Moines to hear Republican presidential hopefuls address the conservative Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition. During his 35-minute speech to the Republican Jewish Coalition...Show More Summary
Presidential hopefuls Marco Rubio and Scott Walker exchanged fire over foreign policy in Iowa on Saturday, hours before the two are scheduled to appear together at a Faith and Freedom Coalition summit outside of Des Moines. SpeakingShow More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — He's offering himself as a new generation of leader, but Sen. Marco Rubio is still respecting an old presidential campaign tradition: courting caucus goers in the kickoff state of Iowa. On Saturday, Rubio will also meet privately with business leaders and lawmakers and plans to appear at an ice cream social hosted by Republican state Sen. Jack Whitver. [...]Show More Summary
DES MOINES -- There's a good chance that when Scott Walker takes the stage at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Spring Kick-Off on Saturday night, he will mention immigration. What will he say? Given the past few weeks, it's not exactly clear. Walker's stances on immigration issues have moved back and forth in recent weeks […]
WHO has announced Andy Fales will co-anchor Today in Iowa, the morning show for the Tribune-owned Des Moines NBC affiliate. Fales joins Brooke Bouma and meteorologist Jeriann Ritter from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m., replacing Patrick Dix, who is leaving the station and broadcasting May 15. Show More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The traditional presidential campaign may be getting a dramatic makeover in Jeb Bush's bid for the White House as he prepares to turn some of a campaign's central functions over to a separate political organization...Show More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jeb Bush is preparing to embark on an experiment in presidential politics: delegating many of the nuts-and-bolts tasks of seeking the White House to a separate political organization that can raise unlimited amounts of campaign cash.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Jeb Bush is planning a policy trip to Europe in June, to speak on the global economy and meet with business, economic and defense leaders. Bush has said in the lead-up to a likely campaign that the United States must nurture its relationships with allies, such as the three European nations.
The pups came from as far away as New Jersey and Tennessee in hopes of landing a new nickname: "Beautiful Bulldog." They were all defeated by a native son who likes eating snow and watching turtles. A 2-year-old dog from Des Moines named Tank won the 36th annual Beautiful Bulldog contest Sunday at Drake University. Show More Summary
She's now facing charges of 4th degree assault. A 62-year-old Des Moines, Washington city councilwoman, former state legislator and King County Superior Court judge is in hot water after cameras caught her slapping the face of a 6-year-old...Show More Summary
A 62-year-old Des Moines, Washington city councilwoman, former state legislator and King County Superior Court judge is in hot water after cameras caught her slapping the face of a 6-year-old special needs student. According to Seattle’s Fox Q13, Jeanette Burrage — who is now a...
Fredrick Workman Missing Person Fredrick James Workman Age at Report: 15 DOB: May 4, 1998 Sex: Male Race: White Hair Color: Blond Eye Color: Blue Height: 5’3? – 5’7? Weight: 126 – 145 lbs. Missing From: Des Moines, IA Polk County Case Number: 13-0168 NamUs MP Number: 25671 NCMEC Number: 1222001 Missing Since: August 2, 2013 […]
In 2007, Hillary Clinton introduced herself to Iowa voters with 1,000-person rally in Des Moines, and wound up placing third in the caucuses. This time, the campaign hopes to show she's relaxed and personable through a series of highly choreographed small group activities. After road-tripping across the country in a... More »