Politics & Elections

Politics & Elections
8:57 am
Wed January 22, 2014

Gov. Branstad draws big contributions for campaign

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad has about $4.1 million in cash on hand for a re-election campaign, according to a 2013 finance report filed yesterday.

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Politics & Elections
8:11 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad announces re-election bid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he is "energized" and ready to run for an unprecedented sixth term in office.

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Politics & Elections
1:41 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz running for Congress

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Republican Secretary of State Matt Schultz is running for U.S. Rep. Tom Latham's House seat in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District.

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Politics & Elections
8:13 am
Tue January 7, 2014

2 Nebraska governor hopefuls unveil tax cut plans

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two Republican candidates for Nebraska governor have unveiled tax-cut proposals that they'll introduce as state senators, once the Legislature convenes.

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Politics & Elections
11:40 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Branstad says he has more than $4 million on hand

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says he has more than $4 million in his campaign account.

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Politics & Elections
8:16 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Secretary of State hopeful wants to boost turnout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Democrat running for Iowa Secretary of State is launching a campaign effort that doesn't directly focus on his opponent.

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Politics & Elections
8:04 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Hassebrook backed by Neb. state, local officials

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chuck Hassebrook has won the endorsements of 13 state senators, a Lancaster County commissioner and former U.S. Sen. Bob Kerrey.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Wed December 18, 2013

US Rep. Tom Latham won't seek re-election in 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tom Latham says he won't seek re-election in 2014.

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Politics & Elections
8:10 am
Mon December 16, 2013

Omaha tax attorney announces bid for governor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha tax attorney has joined the 2014 race for Nebraska governor.

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Politics & Elections
8:08 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Omaha City Councilman quits race for Congress

(Information in the following story is from: Omaha World-Herald, http://www.omaha.com)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha City Councilman Pete Festersen is dropping out of the race for Congress two months after launching his campaign, and he leaves Democrats without a candidate to challenge Republican Rep. Lee Terry.

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