Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
8:15 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund

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.

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Politics & Elections
1:24 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Braley has $2.7 million in bank for Senate bid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has $2.7 million in the bank for his general election campaign.

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Politics & Elections
12:55 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Appel reports more than $725,000 for House race

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.

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Politics & Elections
3:45 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Hassebrook picks Lancaster County official as running mate

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democrat Chuck Hassebrook has chosen Lancaster County Commissioner Jane Raybould as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Mon June 23, 2014

GOP establishment choice wins Iowa's House contest

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.

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Politics & Elections
7:16 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Iowa Republicans to pick US 3rd District nominee

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.

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Politics & Elections
8:05 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Ernst looks to clinch Iowa GOP Senate nomination

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.

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Politics & Elections
8:03 am
Tue June 3, 2014

Iowa to pick candidates for 2 open US House seats

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.

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Politics & Elections
2:20 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Ricketts places Lt. Gov. Heidemann on GOP ticket

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Republican Pete Ricketts has picked Lt. Gov. Lavon Heidemann as his running mate in the Nebraska governor's race.

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Politics & Elections
2:30 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Democratic candidate calls for Clean Elections Pact

Nebraska Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook wants a spending limit for the general election.

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