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GOP Candidates Go Back to School in Des Moines

Des Moines, Iowa Three candidates and one candidate’s band of sons attended Valley High this morning to make one final appeal to young voters before this...

What the Rick Santorum Swell Has Wrought

“People say, when are you gonna get your surge?” Rick Santorum said today in Iowa. “I say, January 3.” He’s gloating and rightly so; a TIME/CNN poll released...

Reading While Eating for December 29: Web Junk

Tweet Speak: The hashtag is ruining the English language. #obviously (Gizmodo) Personal Politics: TIME’s Katy Steinmetz spoke to Kent Sorenson, former Iowa...

Inside the Ludicrous Donald Trump Primary

With her poll numbers sagging, her political organization dwindling and prognosticators declaring her moment to have passed, Michele Bachmann called in a big gun...

Five Unanswered Questions About the Iowa Caucus

Des Moines, Iowa Iowans are restless. Six weeks after the political world converged on Iowa for the Ames straw poll, the pace of the race toward the...

An Opening for Romney in Iowa?

In the weeks since Rick Perry upended the Republican presidential primary, there’s been little hard data out of Iowa. The reputable Des Moines Register hasn’t...

“PerryCare”

Michele Bachmann, in what appears to be a broadcast from her local public access studio, coins the term in reference to Perry’s executive order mandating the HPV...