Politics

  • Dark horse no longer so dark

    - Sep 30, 2015
      Once seen as a Republican long-shot in the race to the White House, Carly Fiorina has turned up her Iowa campaign, thanks in large part to Super PAC support. But her rise to the top...
  • Christie picks up endorsements

    - Sep 30, 2015
    New Jersey Gov. Christie bagged key Iowa endorsements on Tuesday but still finds himself without a reservoir of support.  By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu Facing lagging support in Iowa, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie may be hoping...
  •     O’Malley turns to ‘Game of Thrones’

    - Sep 30, 2015
    Autumn is full upon us, which means only one thing: Winter is coming. And the Martin O’Malley campaign is trying to ramp up efforts as Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses approach in February. The former Maryland governor’s campaign...
  • Four GOP White House hopefuls to headline Northwest Iowa rally

    - Sep 29, 2015
      By Quentin Misiag quentin-misag@uiowa.edu   The same group of influential Iowa Republicans that wooed former Wisconsin Gov.Scott Walker to a leading fundraiser in the state’s northwestern district earlier this year are back with a bigger...
  • Protesters greet Fiorina in IC

    - Sep 28, 2015
    By Quentin Misiag quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Hot-pink-shirted activists with Planned Parenthood ratcheted up their attacks on Carly Fiorina on Sept. 26, at times limiting the Republican presidential candidate’s ability to get even a few words in with Iowa...
  • Hopefuls skip book fest

    - Sep 24, 2015
    By Quentin Misiag quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu Despite months of courting them, none of the current (or former) candidates vying for a White House run in 2016 will attend a growing book festival in Iowa this year, The Daily...
  • GOP hopefuls avoid UI campus

    - Sep 23, 2015
    By Rebecca Morin rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu “President Paul” echoed throughout the IMU as a crowd of nearly 600 surrounded Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., following the announcement of his presidential campaign. That was in April. Since then, none of...
  • Bush stumps in Cedar Rapids

    - Sep 23, 2015
    The Republican presidential candidate wants to crackdown on Washington lobbying practices. The problem: Lobbyists are helping his national campaign. By Quentin Misiag quentin-misiag@uiowa.edu CEDAR RAPIDS — Jeb Bush, appearing energetic and light on his feet with...
  • Walker drops out of 2016 election

    - Sep 22, 2015
    Two-term Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is out of the race. The 47-year-old announced his decision to drop out of the 2016 presidential election on Monday at 5 p.m. during a press conference in Madison, Wis. He...
  • The split on immigration

    - Sep 22, 2015
    The parties are divided on how to approach immigration reform. By Aaron Walker aaron-walker-1@uiowa.edu “Bad dudes” are running rampant in the United States as a result of failed border security, said Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump...

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