Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Branstad seeks to end Iowa GOP Straw Poll

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.

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Politics & Elections
2:29 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

Fischer discusses spending bill, criticizes report on CIA tactics

Lawmakers could begin voting Thursday on a spending bill to fund the government through next September.

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri December 5, 2014

5 apply to replace Janssen in Nebraska Legislature

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

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Politics & Elections
11:22 am
Thu December 4, 2014

GOP party leaders to stay neutral in 2016 caucuses

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

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Politics & Elections
9:00 am
Tue December 2, 2014

Joni Ernst formally resigns from Iowa Senate

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.

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Politics & Elections
2:21 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Sen. Fischer discusses her priorities for lame duck session of Congress

Congress is returning for the lame duck session---the session before new lawmakers are seated.

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Politics & Elections
1:53 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Ashford: Tuesday's election sent a clear message

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

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Politics & Elections
1:37 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Young: fiscal responsibility, balanced budget needed

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

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Politics & Elections
8:28 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Ricketts, Heineman meet to discuss transition

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

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Politics & Elections
8:21 am
Thu November 6, 2014

GOP expands majority in Nebraska Legislature

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

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