Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst

First debate between Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst coming on Sunday: Here’s how to ask a question

INDIANOLA, Iowa – Sunday marks the first general election debate in the race to succeed Tom Harkin in the U.S. Senate. The debate will air live locally on KCCI 8 from Simpson College in Indianola on Sunday from 5-6 pm. KCCI 8 Senior Anchor Kevin Cooney and Des Moines Register Political Columnist Kathie Obradovich will serve as moderators. (more…)

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Chris Christie returning to Iowa for Branstad fundraiser

URBANDALE, Iowa – Gov. Terry Branstad announced that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be the featured speaker at the governor’s annual birthday bash next month in suburban Des Moines.

It will mark the latest in a series of events in Iowa for Christie, and will fuel speculation about his intentions to seek the Republican presidential nomination. (more…)

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