DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Clive resident has become the first Democrat to announce that he'll try to unseat incumbent Republican David Young in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

Congressman Brad Ashford plans to introduce a bill expediting the citizenship process for spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says approving the Keystone XL pipeline will top the Senate agenda in January. The issue could set up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama.

Second District Congressman-elect Brad Ashford says voters “sent a clear message” in last week’s election.

The Iowa Secretary of State’s office says voter turnout on Tuesday was 53 percent.

There is no declared winner yet in the race for Nebraska's Second Congressional District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — David Young, a longtime aide to U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, has been elected in Iowa's 3rd district.

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging Iowa Democrats to get out the vote for Senate candidate Bruce Braley, saying he has "proven he will get the job done."

With less than a week until the general election, candidates on all sides of the aisle are making last-minute pitches to potential voters.

A new poll from Iowa’s Loras College shows Third Congressional District Republican candidate David Young is leading Democrat Staci Appel by just two points.