Election 2024

Gov. Ron DeSantis: ‘I’ll keep Donald Trump’s promises as president’

BY: - October 7, 2023

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told Iowans Saturday that if elected president he will deliver on promises made in 2016 by former President Donald Trump, one of his rivals for the 2024 Republican nomination. DeSantis spoke to a packed room at Smokey Row Coffee in Ankeny on Saturday morning, the first of six events over three […]

Iowa Democrats plan to release caucus results Super Tuesday in 2024

BY: - October 6, 2023

The Iowa Democratic Party will release caucus results on Super Tuesday, bringing the state party into compliance with the Democratic National Committee’s proposed calendar. Iowa Democrats announced the plan Friday ahead of the October DNC Rules and Bylaws Committee meeting. The release of caucus results March 5, 2024 will follow Democrats’ in-person caucuses on Jan. […]

Trump blasts DeSantis, other rivals in Ottumwa

BY: - October 1, 2023

OTTUMWA – Former President Trump, rallying supporters in Ottumwa, focused on other 2024 presidential candidates, especially Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, for much of his time on stage. Trump’s trip to Ottumwa is the first stop on his October tour around Iowa.  According to fivethirtyeight.com, Trump leads national polls, with 55.1% support. The next closest is […]

Nikki Haley rallies against 2024 rival Vivek Ramaswamy’s voting age proposal

BY: - September 30, 2023

Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley rallied in Iowa Saturday against rival 2024 presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy’s proposal to raise the voting age to 25. “If you are old enough to go fight in a war, you should be able to vote, period,” Haley told the crowd of 250 gathered for her town hall at the […]


It’s time to end these pointless presidential debates

BY: - September 29, 2023

I tried. I really tried to watch the GOP presidential candidate debate this week, but I couldn’t do it. After 15 minutes, I turned it off. I felt a need to protect my sanity. Watching adults talk over each other, yell to get attention, call each other schoolyard insulting names, and, oh yeah, stretch the […]

Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. Dianne Feinstein

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California dies at 90

BY: - September 29, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein died Thursday night in her home in Washington, D.C. The California Democrat was 90 and had announced in February she would not run for reelection in 2024. “She left a legacy that is undeniable and extraordinary,” her chief of staff, James Sauls, said in a statement. “Senator Feinstein was a force […]

GOP witnesses at Biden impeachment hearing see insufficient evidence of wrongdoing so far

BY: - September 28, 2023

WASHINGTON — With two days before a partial government shutdown, House Republicans held their first impeachment inquiry hearing Thursday over unproven allegations that President Joe Biden benefited from his son’s business dealings overseas. Witnesses tapped by Republicans for the House Oversight and Accountability Committee hearing acknowledged that there was no evidence showing that the president […]

Trump to UAW: Endorse me or you won’t have a union

BY: - September 28, 2023

Former President Donald Trump told United Auto Workers (UAW) leaders Wednesday that they would not have a union if they fail to endorse him in the 2024 presidential election. “They have to endorse Trump, because if they don’t, all they’re doing is committing suicide,” Trump said. UAW President Shawn Fain criticized Trump’s Wednesday night visit […]

U.S. Senate panel weighs free speech and deep fakes in AI campaign ads

BY: - September 28, 2023

Artificial intelligence could be used to disrupt U.S. election campaigns, members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration said during a Wednesday hearing. But the hearing showed that imposing laws and regulations on campaign content without violating constitutional rights to political speech will be difficult. Elections pose a particular challenge for AI, an […]

GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate

BY: and - September 28, 2023

The candidates polling from second to eighth in the race for the Republican nomination for president largely agreed on policy, fought over their records and took aim at former President Donald Trump Wednesday night at their second debate of the year. Trump, who leads polls of the race by substantial margins, skipped the event at […]

Donald Trump points to his head, wearing a red hat, and standing in front of an American flag.

UAW president says Trump visit to non-union Michigan company is a ‘pathetic irony’

BY: - September 27, 2023

A day after President Joe Biden joined striking United Auto Workers on the picket line in Michigan alongside UAW President Shawn Fain, the labor leader says he has no intention of meeting with former President Donald Trump when he speaks Wednesday at a non-union automotive parts manufacturer and supplier in Macomb County. Fain, speaking Tuesday […]

Biden makes historic visit to metro Detroit picket line to rally with striking auto workers

BY: - September 26, 2023

In the midst of ongoing negotiations between striking auto workers and Detroit’s Big Three manufacturers, President Joe Biden made an appearance Tuesday on the picket line in Belleville, Michigan. Speaking to picketers from UAW Local 174 at Willow Run Redistribution Center in metro Detroit, Biden said that unions “saved the automobile industry” in times of […]