| May 16, 2011
| 9:53 AM
Calling Mike Huckabee's decision not to run for president a "momentous" development, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad predicted one of the most wide-open races in the history of the state's leadoff presidential caucuses, and urged candidates to step up their game...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 12:52 PM
A group of leading Iowa Republicans left New Jersey on Tuesday without a firm commitment from Gov. Chris Christie to reconsider a presidential run. But speculation about the tough-talking Republican promises to live on with his pledge to help shape the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:28 PM
Iowa's Republican governor sent a warning to Mitt Romney on Wednesday: Don't write off the Hawkeye State.
Terry Branstad, a former four-term governor who returned to office this year, said at a forum hosted by Politico that the GOP front-runner is...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 10:54 AM
The Republican presidential candidates most actively courting Iowa voters are set to speak Saturday afternoon at a gathering of social conservatives, one of the biggest cattle calls remaining before the Jan. 3 caucuses.
Saturday's Thanksgiving Family...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 8:04 PM
In the final debate before voting starts in the 2012 presidential contest, front-running Newt Gingrich battled renewed criticism Thursday night from rivals over his activities outside of government, including taking $1.6 million from mortgage giant...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 10:35 AM
WASHINGTON In Kentucky, parents, educators and policymakers can track how many students from a high school go to college, and once they are there, how many require remedial classes. Massachusetts is one of several states with an early warning indicator...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 4:58 AM
DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (AP) — The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have urged federal lawmakers to end the partial government shutdown.
South Dakota's Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd), Nebraska's Dave Heineman (HYE'-neh-mehn) and Iowa's...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:02 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans in the Midwest would like you to know something about the government shutdown that closed the national parks and put 800,000 workers on the street: They had nothing to do with it. Please don't blame them.
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:21 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Despite unrelenting pressure by congressional Republicans to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, GOP governors in swing-voting states are grudgingly bowing to the reality that "Obamacare" is the law of the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:35 PM
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be better positioned in next year's elections than many of their Republican counterparts who have resisted the...