IA-01: Abby Finkenauer out-raised Rod Blum

The latest fundraising numbers from Iowa’s first Congressional district confirm what was already apparent: Representative Rod Blum is among the…

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IA-02: Loebsack in the driver’s seat

The main campaign arm of U.S. House Republicans spent more than $1 million in 2014 trying to unseat Representative Dave…

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IA-03: Every Democrat has the resources to compete

The Democratic campaign in Iowa’s third Congressional district is unlike any three-way race I can recall here. All of the…

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IA-04: Steve King out-raised again

There can’t be many entrenched U.S. House incumbents with smaller campaign war chests than Representative Steve King. For the second…

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Iowa political donors must now provide their legal surnames

Iowans must provide their legal surnames when making monetary or in-kind political donations, under a law Governor Kim Reynolds signed…

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IA-Gov: Road ends for Ron Corbett

Ron Corbett ended his Republican campaign for governor this morning after a Polk County District Court rejected his effort to…

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IA-03: Six Democrats explain how they could beat David Young

Almost every day, I talk to Democrats who haven’t settled on a candidate in the third Congressional district, where six…

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The state of play in Iowa’s most competitive Congressional race

It’s been too long since Bleeding Heartland checked in on the campaign in Iowa’s first Congressional district. Two-term Representative Rod…

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Connie Schmett retained attorney who appears frequently before her board

Connie Schmett hired Doug Gross to represent her in an ethics investigation within a day of the senior BrownWinick partner…

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Flip the Iowa House

A view from the trenches by an organizer of a new group working to help Democratic candidates win Republican-held Iowa…

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