Over the weekend, 2020 presidential campaigning in Iowa seemed to shift into a higher gear, as 19 Democratic hopefuls visited the state for its Democratic Party Hall of Fame dinner. Former Vice President Joe Biden was notably absent from the…
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
In the state where Obama's 2008 candidacy cleared its first important hurdle, black Democrats are energized as seldom seen, in part motivated by overwhelming dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump.
There are still nine months before the first votes of the 2020 presidential election, but the contest to win the Iowa caucuses is well underway. Each of the more than 20 Democratic hopefuls has visited Iowa already, with eight campaigning…
Record-breaking flooding from the Mississippi River has devastated the Midwest. On Thursday, waters rose above the record set during the Great Flood of 1993, and officials say it could be a month before the water completely clears. Meanwhile, the U.S.
By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press
Several Democratic presidential candidates will make their case to Iowa farmers on Saturday — part of a broader effort to win over rural voters who have drifted to Republicans in recent years.
By Jim Salter, Associated Press
Residents in parts of southwestern Iowa were forced out of their homes Sunday as a torrent of Missouri River water flowed over and through levees, putting them in a situation similar to hundreds of people in neighboring Nebraska who have…
By Matthew Daly, Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
By Associated Press
Voters re-elected King despite a string of controversies about comments and meetings he has held involving other candidates and groups characterized as white nationalists. King has argued that all those he met or made comments about were simply conservatives.
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
The Rev. Jerome Coyle, now 85, was stripped of his parish assignments in the 1980s but never defrocked. And it was not until this week, after The Associated Press inquired about him, that he was publicly identified by the church…
At a Tuesday campaign rally in Iowa, President Trump announced plans to lift the ban on summer sales of gasoline with 15 percent ethanol, known as E15. This move is opposed by oil companies and environmental groups but supported by…
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