Politics & Elections http://kios.org en Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund http://kios.org/post/democrat-jack-hatch-has-183000-campaign-fund <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Jack Hatch has just $183,000 in the bank for his campaign for governor, putting him at an extreme disadvantage against Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who has amassed $4 million. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:15:39 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 50575 at http://kios.org Braley has $2.7 million in bank for Senate bid http://kios.org/post/braley-has-27-million-bank-senate-bid <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has $2.7 million in the bank for his general election campaign. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:24:18 +0000 Associated Press 50310 at http://kios.org Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race http://kios.org/post/appel-reports-more-725000-house-race <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Staci Appel says she has more than $725,000 in the bank for her run in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:55:42 +0000 Associated Press 50000 at http://kios.org Hassebrook picks Lancaster County official as running mate http://kios.org/post/hassebrook-picks-lancaster-county-official-running-mate-0 <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has chosen Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 20:45:28 +0000 Associated Press 49502 at http://kios.org GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest http://kios.org/post/gop-establishment-choice-wins-iowas-house-contest <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — In a setback for the tea party and libertarian forces in Iowa, establishment Republicans have nominated their candidate for a House seat in one of the nation's most competitive congressional districts. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:08:07 +0000 Associated Press 49114 at http://kios.org Iowa Republicans to pick US 3rd District nominee http://kios.org/post/iowa-republicans-pick-us-3rd-district-nominee <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republicans are gathering Saturday to pick a candidate to run in November for the seat of retiring Rep. Tom Latham in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District. Sat, 21 Jun 2014 12:16:35 +0000 Associated Press 49054 at http://kios.org Ernst looks to clinch Iowa GOP Senate nomination http://kios.org/post/ernst-looks-clinch-iowa-gop-senate-nomination <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Once a long-shot candidate, Joni Ernst has emerged as a front-runner in the crowded field of Iowa Republicans hoping to succeed U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:05:37 +0000 Thomas Beaumont Associated Press 48144 at http://kios.org Iowa to pick candidates for 2 open US House seats http://kios.org/post/iowa-pick-candidates-2-open-us-house-seats <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa primary voters are set to pick potential replacements for two prominent members of the state's U.S. House delegation. One is Republican who is retiring, the other a Democrat who is running for Senate. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 13:03:13 +0000 Ryan Foley Associated Press 48143 at http://kios.org Ricketts places Lt. Gov. Heidemann on GOP ticket http://kios.org/post/ricketts-places-lt-gov-heidemann-gop-ticket <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has picked Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:20:34 +0000 Associated Press 48106 at http://kios.org Democratic candidate calls for Clean Elections Pact http://kios.org/post/democratic-candidate-calls-clean-elections-pact <p>Nebraska Democratic gubernatorial candidate <a href="http://www.chuckhassebrook.com">Chuck Hassebrook</a> wants a spending limit for the general election. Thu, 29 May 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 47940 at http://kios.org