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Politics May 28Once an unlikely candidate, Iowa’s governor embraces new job
Republican Kim Reynolds insists she never saw herself running for office, much less serving as governor.
Politics Jan 27In Iowa, Trump voters cheer changes, dismiss petty fights, shake heads at focus on crowd size
In struggling Wapello County, a swath of southeast Iowa Donald Trump was the first Republican to carry in 44 years, his earliest and most devout supporters cheer the new president's quick action on health care, trade, energy and immigration, including…
Politics Oct 09Republicans urge Pence to replace Trump in presidential race
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence faces a critical test after Donald Trump's comments about women.
Politics Oct 02Clinton could put away Trump by carrying North Carolina
Republican Donald Trump can do little to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from winning the presidency if she carries North Carolina.
Politics Sep 25Clinton team hopes ‘birther’ flap will motivate black voters
Democrats wasted no time looking for political opportunity after Donald Trump falsely accused Hillary Clinton of starting the rumor that President Barack Obama was not born in the U.S.
Politics Sep 21AP fact check: Trump’s bogus birtherism claim about Clinton
There is no evidence that Clinton herself has ever said Obama wasn't born in America.
Politics Sep 18Clinton outdoing Trump in Pennsylvania, a must-win state
Hillary Clinton's campaign is aggressively outworking Donald Trump in battleground Pennsylvania.
Politics Sep 06Could Gary Johnson get hot and play the spoiler in the presidential election?
PHOENIX — Unpopular among many Americans, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have opened the door for a third-party spoiler in the presidential campaign — and just as Gary Johnson is starting to warm up.
Politics Sep 04On the road to 270, Arizona is home to best chance for a spoiler
If Hillary Clinton carries Arizona in November, there's a good chance it won't be because Democrats on their own have flipped a reliable GOP state they hope to win consistently someday.
Politics Aug 21In North Carolina, audience shrinking for Trump’s message
Hillary Clinton "owes the state of North Carolina a very big apology," Donald Trump thundered during a rally in North Carolina.