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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa Lieutenant Governor Patty Judge plans to seek the Democratic nomination to run against U.S. Senator Charles Grassley.

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders says his razor-thin contest against Hillary Clinton in Iowa is giving his campaign a "kick-start."

Close races in Iowa as first-in-the-nation caucus approaches

Jan 28, 2016

The first-in-the-nation Iowa Caucus is just four days away, and both the GOP and Democratic races have no clear frontrunner.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Governor Terry Branstad has scheduled a special election to fill the House District 21 seat left open by the death of longtime lawmaker Jack Drake.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iraq war veteran who lost a Democratic congressional bid last year says he will try again in a different district.

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.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign is expanding their operations in Iowa.

Voters casting ballots by mail in three upcoming elections

Apr 21, 2015

Three upcoming school bond elections will be conducted entirely by mail.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has been sworn into office as the 40th governor of Nebraska.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing to end the state's often-criticized Republican straw poll, but other GOP leaders say the event may still go on next year.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Five people have applied to replace Charlie Janssen in the Nebraska Legislature, representing the 15th Legislative District.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Party leaders are pledging to remain neutral in the 2016 presidential caucuses.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Following her election to the U.S. Senate, Joni Ernst has resigned from the Iowa Senate and Gov. Terry Branstad has set a special election to fill her position.

Ashford: Tuesday's election sent a clear message

Nov 10, 2014

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

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — With all the outstanding early ballots in Douglas County now counted, little has changed in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District race.

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

Nov 7, 2014

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

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the election over, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts is preparing to make the transition to office.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republicans have expanded their majority in the Nebraska Legislature.

Douglas County Election Commissioner Dave Phipps said voter turnout was just about what his office predicted.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Brad Ashford says he will work with representatives from both political parties when he joins the U.S. House.

In a press conference earlier this afternoon, 2nd congressional district incumbent Republican Lee Terry conceded to challenger Democrat State Senator Brad Ashford.

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.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Voters have approved a measure raising Nebraska's minimum wage to $9 an hour by 2016.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts, a multimillionaire former executive at TD Ameritrade, has been elected governor of Nebraska.

Two political scientists expect Republicans to gain control of the U.S. Senate, and for close races in some local contests.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Errors by workers at two Omaha polling places saw about 50 ballots handed out missing pages that held minimum wage and Omaha Public Schools bond issue proposals.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is apologizing for calling Republican Joni Ernst attractive, but "wrong for the state of Iowa."

Douglas County’s Election Commissioner predicts 46 percent turnout in today’s general election.

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