JOHSTON --- Rob Sand, the Democratic Iowa state auditor, said Friday he is considering three options for next year’s elections: run for re-election as auditor, run for governor or the U.S. Senate.
Touted possible Republican presidential contender, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, stopped in Davenport Thursday for a political fundraiser and reception hosted by Iowa GOP Chairman Jeff Kaufmann.
US Sen. Chuck Grassley was asked during his weekly call with the media about Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri, who was acquitted on…
"I don’t like the partisanship that’s in this bill."
"I did try to bring focus to my opening statement that Democrats seem to want to focus on just January the 6th and just right-wing activism," Grassley said Wednesday.
In launching his campaign, the Sioux City legislator cited his career as a solider, trial lawyer and state senator in which he repeatedly fought "for the underdogs of this world."
Raphael Warnock, by winning Georgia’s Senate election against Kelly Loeffler, will be one of just two ordained ministers in the Senate chamber.
On Tuesday morning, the junior senator from Iowa announced that she had been unanimously re-elected to serve as the Vice Chair of the Senate Republican Conference, which also includes Sen. Chuck Grassley.
"It's been tough. We're down...but we'll make it because I'm stubborn."
A roundup of campaign news items of interest for Monday, October 19, 2020:
Byron Robidoux is running for a U.S. Senate seat. He’s got the backing of some powerful political connections, but his plans are suddenly upended when a blackmailer surfaces wielding a secret that Byron’s kept for over a decade. Trouble is, the secret is also a lie. And revealing the truth could have terrible repercussions for the person he told that lie to protect. Zoe Hammond, now a strong and confident single mother, was Byron’s friend in his college days. As their mutual attraction grows, he’ll need to figure it out or risk losing everything.
Democratic challenger Theresa Greenfield on Tuesday called on U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst to end her “vacation” and go back to Washington to demand Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell open the Senate for business.
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst’s proposal for six debates with challenger Theresa Greenfield drew quick responses Monday from the rival and her allies, who called it a stunt that highlights the incumbent’s weakness going into the November election.
"Election Day is Tuesday, but it will be no ordinary Election Day. As with so many things during this global coronavirus pandemic, we are swimming in uncharted waters."
ATLANTIC CITY — Engaged in a tough primary election, Mayor Marty Small Sr. landed the backing of one of the Democratic Party’s most notable names Wednesday.
A roundup of campaign news items of interest for Tuesday, June 9, 2020:
That’s due in part to the “purpleness” of Iowa, he said, as well as the large number of voters aligned with neither the Republican nor Democratic parties.
There was no drama in Tuesday’s Democratic five-way Senate primary, Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann said.
Iowa Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Theresa Greenfield signaled her campaign to oust Republican Sen. Joni Ernst will be about health care and campaign financing.
Des Moines business woman Theresa Greenfield crushed three rivals Tuesday night for the Democratic U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a challenge to first-term Sen. Joni Ernst’s reelection bid.