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Iowa's minority voters to Democrats: reject Trump and tell our story of hope

Iowa's minority voters to Democrats: reject Trump and tell our story of hope

Marshalltown has been transformed by migrants – and locals want candidates to make the positive case for immigrationCustomers entering Zamora Fresh Market are greeted by Spanish-language music and the
Illegal Alien Keeps 'Sleep Deprivation' Defense in Mollie Tibbetts Murder Trial

Illegal Alien Keeps 'Sleep Deprivation' Defense in Mollie Tibbetts Murder Trial

The illegal alien accused of murdering 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts is sticking to his defense that his murder confession is void because he was sleep-deprived, a new motion filed in court details.
The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are trying to woo older black voters with policy. Those policies may be why they’re struggling to win their support.
The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

The Big Ask of Black Voters: Trust the Government

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg are trying to woo older black voters with policy. Those policies may be why they’re struggling to win their support.
In hilarious self-own, Warren asks 'How could the American people want someone who lies to them?'

In hilarious self-own, Warren asks 'How could the American people want someone who lies to them?'

Politicians are known for their lack of self-awareness, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren's absence of mindfulness may have reached new heights. At a campaign event in Iowa Sunday afternoon, CBS News
EXCLUSIVE POLL: More Than 50% of African-Americans Are ‘Very Concerned’ About Paying for Basic Necessities

EXCLUSIVE POLL: More Than 50% of African-Americans Are ‘Very Concerned’ About Paying for Basic Necessities

VICE News will ask 9 of the Democratic 2020 candidates how they'll address the issues of black and Hispanic voters at the 2020 Iowa Brown & Black Forum on Jan. 20.

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Cattle Call 2020: They debated in Iowa, so where do they stand now?

Cattle Call 2020: They debated in Iowa, so where do they stand now?

The polling aggregate: Full disclosure: I get to cheat. Thanks to Civiqs, I get to see how the primary campaign is playing out throughout the country and in individual states. BUT, since we don’t
Here's some good-news polling that's terrible news for Trump

Here's some good-news polling that's terrible news for Trump

As enthusiastic liberals, it's sometimes easy in the Trump era to view the issues of the day in simple good vs. bad terms because everything Trump is so inherently horrible. But one area where I've
Bernie Sanders Denies Democrats Are Rigging the Primary Against Him

Bernie Sanders Denies Democrats Are Rigging the Primary Against Him

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Friday denied President Trump's declaration that Democrat leaders are "rigging" the primary election against him.
Over 100 Piglets Die During Livestock Semi-Trailer Crash in Iowa

Over 100 Piglets Die During Livestock Semi-Trailer Crash in Iowa

Crews had to euthanize another 17 that were injured, an animal rescue officials said
Pollak: Why Bernie is Surging in Iowa, and Elsewhere

Pollak: Why Bernie is Surging in Iowa, and Elsewhere

A vote for Bernie Sanders is a vote for authenticity and an expression of despair -- but it is also a chance to send the party establishment a message,
Bad Timing for Jury Duty

Bad Timing for Jury Duty

Here’s how the four senators running for president are handling a civic obligation they can’t postpone.
Bad Timing for Jury Duty

Bad Timing for Jury Duty

Here’s how the four senators running for president are handling a civic obligation they can’t postpone.
Great Moments in Presidential History: F.D.R.

Great Moments in Presidential History: F.D.R.

Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook cartoon depicts Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Ames, Iowa, making lewd hand gestures.
Bernie Campaigner Kyle Jurek Arrested Days Before Project Veritas Expose

Bernie Campaigner Kyle Jurek Arrested Days Before Project Veritas Expose

Kyle Jurek, a field organizer for Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) presidential campaign, was arrested just days before Project Veritas released undercover footage of the self-described "anarcho-communist"
Iowa, unworthy of first-in-the-nation status, muddles its caucus results. But that's a good thing

Iowa, unworthy of first-in-the-nation status, muddles its caucus results. But that's a good thing

So who died and put Iowa in charge of the primary process? Who knows, but it’s been amazing seeing tiny unrepresentative Iowa retain its first-in-the-nation status with its undemocratic caucuses while
WATCH: Here are the 'best' moments from first Dem debate in 2020

WATCH: Here are the 'best' moments from first Dem debate in 2020

On Wednesday's episode of "Pat Gray Unleashed," Pat discussed the "best" moments from the Democratic debate Tuesday night in Iowa. First, Joe Biden highlights his skewed recollection of the Iran
What to Make of the Dispute Between Warren and Sanders at the Democratic Debate?

What to Make of the Dispute Between Warren and Sanders at the Democratic Debate?

Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about the terse exchanges between the senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren at the Democratic Presidential debate in Iowa on Tuesday, in advance of the state’s
Tom Steyer: I Would Not Use Tariffs as Leverage on Climate Change with China

Tom Steyer: I Would Not Use Tariffs as Leverage on Climate Change with China

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Billionaire left-wing donor-turned-candidate Tom Steyer told Breitbart News in the spin room after Tuesday evening's Democrat debate that he would not use tariffs on China to force