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Politics Jan 12Underdog candidates keep powering along the campaign trail
PARKERSBURG, Iowa — Running as an underdog presidential candidate isn't always glamorous. But for the longshots sprinting across Iowa and New Hampshire before the Feb. 1 caucuses, one thing keeps them fired up: the prospect of a political upset.
Politics Dec 12Bernie Sanders’ Iowa supporters try to get new people out to caucus
For Bernie Sanders, victory in Iowa's kickoff presidential caucuses hinges on a simple proposition: that his message of political revolution will inspire people who typically stay home on that deep-winter night.
Politics Oct 25In Iowa, Sanders seeks to distance himself further from Clinton
Bernie Sanders sharpened the contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton on a bevy of liberal causes on Saturday, casting himself as a principled progressive before thousands of Iowa Democrats in an appearance that could set the tone for the leadoff presidential…
Politics Sep 07Clinton says she doesn’t need to apologize for emails
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday she does not need to apologize for using a private email account and server while at the State Department because "what I did was allowed."…
Politics Aug 15Frontrunners Clinton and Trump descend on Iowa State Fair
The respective Democratic and Republican front-runners each drew large crowds of gawkers at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, as Clinton sampled a pork chop on a stick and Trump gave rides to children on his helicopter emblazoned with his…
Politics Aug 13Fair time in Iowa: A chance to heckle would-be presidents
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Sampling the pork chop on a stick. Snapping a selfie with the butter cow. Taking questions about foreign policy from hecklers.