Politics Day
5:03 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

Politics Day: Congressmen Legacies and the Invisible Primary

Jeb Bush announced this week he's "actively exploring" a presidential run.
The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia Flickr

The invisible primary has ramped up with Jeb Bush's declaration that he is "exploring" a presidential run.

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Statehouse and Politics
2:22 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Branstad to Bush: Welcome to Iowa

Governor Terry Branstad talking to national media about a Jeb Bush candidacy.
Jimmy Centers Office of Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Branstad is surprised that Florida Governor Jeb Bush has announced his potential candidacy for President so early.   

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Statehouse and Politics
9:50 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Candidate Schools Planned Ahead of 2015 Elections


The state board that oversees campaign finance laws plans to take its show on the road.

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River to River
12:51 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Between Now and 2016: A Conversation with Political Analyst Charlie Cook

The White House
Wikimedia Commons

Over the course of the next two years, political analyst Charlie Cook says we could see some infighting in Congress.

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Special Election Needed
5:22 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Ernst Resignation Pending in Iowa Senate

U.S. Senate Electee Joni Ernst
John Pemble/IPR

Iowa’s first woman elected to the U.S. Senate will be vacating her Iowa Senate seat. 

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2014 Elections
2:27 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Not Quite a Record for Voter Turnout

photo by John Pemble / IPR

Voter turnout Tuesday was not as high as the historic turnout in the 2010 midterm election, but the Secretary of State's office says it came close. 

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