For former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley (D.), Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke is the best candidate to oppose President Donald Trump in 2020.
The House election in Iowa’s First Congressional District pits Republican congressman Rod Blum against Democrat Abby Finkenauer, a member of the Iowa House of Representatives. The closely contested race will prove crucial for determining which party will control the lower chamber of Congress next year.
Cory Booker has a history of opposition to Monsanto during his tenure in the U.S. Senate, but he is leaning on a long-time former lobbyist for the agribusiness giant to show him around Iowa while laying the groundwork for what looks like a future presidential run.
Cindy Axne, the Democratic candidate in Iowa’s 3rd congressional district, has sidestepped questions about whether she would support Nancy Pelosi for House speaker if Democrats were to regain control of the House of Representatives this November, despite accepting the maximum allowable contributions from Pelosi’s leadership PAC and thousands more from Pelosi’s campaign committee, filings show.
Democratic candidate Cindy Axne, who is running in Iowa’s competitive third congressional district, invested in mining companies that have been found to contaminate water around the world despite advocating for clean drinking water, her financial disclosure forms show.
The University of Iowa faces a lawsuit for preventing campus groups from choosing their leaders, a policy that led to 38 groups of Christians, Sikhs, and others being deregistered.
A former top aide to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) faltered in his bid for a U.S. House of Representatives seat on Tuesday, despite receiving extensive political backing from the self-described Democratic socialist.
Progressive Iowa gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Nate Boulton suspended his campaign Thursday after three women accused him of sexual misconduct.