DES MOINES, Iowa – With only a month to go before the election, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch got a double dose of bad news, with a new poll showing him trailing Gov. Terry Branstad and news that Hatch is pulling his television advertising statewide. (more…)
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…)
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…)