Carroll native and medical technology entrepreneur Dr. Steven Kraus has founded an independent political action committee to boost Hillary Clinton’s White House candidacy.
The Super PAC — Iowans For A Prosperous & Safer America — launched a website (www.I4PSAmerica.org) today and began placing newspaper ads throughout rural Iowa.
The PAC intends to finance advertising in all of Iowa’s 99 counties to advocate for Hillary Clinton, Kraus said.
In a 1981 movie partially set in Dubuque frustrated brewery workers had a message: “Take this job and shove it!”
A Red Oak Republican who vaulted to political stardom with a down-home
commercial portraying herself as an everywoman Iowa farm girl, U.S. Sen.
Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, had a message for the nation’s billionaire
Quit playing so much golf, cut back on the entertaining in
Florida and do the nation’s work in the White House and Washington,
Carroll County, where President Donald J. Trump captured 63 percent of
the vote last November, and the region around it, factored into the
Republican taking the oath of the nation’s highest office this morning.
Kim Weaver strongly contests U.S. Rep. Steve King’s observations on ethnicity in America.
Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds is graduating from Iowa State University Saturday, her office said this morning.
Carroll County voters preferred 26 people for U.S. president other than
those who appeared on the Nov. 8 ballot, a Daily Times Herald review of
write-in votes shows.
Kathy Francis had thought it was finally going to happen. Francis, 65, who recently moved to Carroll from Vail, met Hillary Clinton at a campaign event before the Iowa caucuses.
The key to resurrecting the Democratic Party in Iowa in the wake of two
devastating campaign cycles in which presumed favorites Bruce Braley and
Hillary Clinton fell on the swords of their own poor messaging is
greater connectivity with voters on the basics — the economy and
historically popular programs ingrained into daily life, says new Iowa
Democratic Party Chairman Derek Eadon.
Mark Segebart was happy he won re-election to the Iowa Senate by a
66-point margin over challenger Nick Serianni on Tuesday, but he seemed
even more excited about finishing his harvest.
Ken Pingrey got rid of the “interim” before his sheriff’s title Tuesday
night by defeating recently deceased challenger Bill Croghan with more
than 68 percent of the Carroll County vote.
State Rep. Brian Best, R-Glidden, Tuesday ran up huge margins across three counties to earn a second term in the Iowa House.
Donald J. Trump, the billionaire New York real-estate mogul and
political outsider who rocked the establishment with a 500-day campaign
for the White House, defied a king’s ransom of pre-election polls
Tuesday night, securing the presidency with outsized rural turnout and
surprise support around the nation.
Former U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin brought 1990 campaign literature from his
opponent — then Republican Congressman Tom Tauke — to a Grand View
University forum recently.
If Bill Croghan — who died Monday — is voted sheriff by Carroll County
residents next week, county supervisors will need to appoint a
replacement or hold a special election.
A new post-election survey released today shows that decisive voters in
the 2016 presidential election are staunch supporters of American
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