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Iowa's six electoral voters are judged to be all-important in the general election. Both the Obama and Romney campaigns have invested in the Hawkeye State.
The state GOP has certified that results changed in 131 Iowa precincts from Caucus night and missing ballots in eight precincts weren't counted. Some are upset by how the finish was managed, while others defend that human error is to be expected in a vote
Some Iowa political insiders are not happy with the state party officials' handling of the 2012 Iowa Caucus, which ended with less than an earnest declaration of who won.
The congressman, whose new district includes Dallas County, will be at house parties next week for two Republican candidates for state senate.
Iowans picked polar opposite candidates, but will that hurt its standing as first-in-the-nation Caucus?
Police & Fire, Elections
Twenty people were arrested at the campaign headquarters of Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Michele Bachmann Saturday, according to Urbandale Police.
The former frontrunner, who has dropped to fifth in some polls, promoted bipartisan results through negotiation and campaign finance reform, saying Washington is broken.
Politely and without incident, police and Occupy Iowa Caucus protesters did their dance, as 10 Occupy members were arrested for blocking and disrupting business at Mitt Romney's campaign headquarters, and then a Wells Fargo Bank a block away Wednesday.
Iowa Republicans had fewer chances to meet candidates, but more types of media exposures to evaluate them. More than a dozen televised debates informed many Iowans' decisions, say experts.
Do presidential candidates have to put campaign promises in writing to win? More and more special interest groups are asking them to do that.
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