DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of the Iowa Republican Party says holding a straw poll is permissible under new Republican National Committee rules.
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.
Lawmakers could begin voting Thursday on a spending bill to fund the government through next September.
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.
Congress is returning for the lame duck session---the session before new lawmakers are seated.
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.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With the election over, Nebraska Governor-elect Pete Ricketts is preparing to make the transition to office.