The nation's top Republican leaders are courting conservative activists gathered in suburban Washington this week, highlighting the tug of war over the soul of the GOP. More>>
Today will mark the first high-level meeting between the U.S. and Russia since violence broke out in Ukraine, and toppled that country's government.Secretary of State John Kerry meets Russia's foreign minister in Paris.
A South Dakota texting ban bill continues to advance in the legislature.The measure would charge a fine for texting while driving in the Rushmore State.The bill has already passed the house and Wednesday advanced through a senate committee.A different texting ban passed by the Senate faces a hearing Thursday in a House committee. More>>
A judge has ruled Iowa's secretary of state acted outside his authority when trying to issue an election rule. More>>
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is backing state Sen. Joni Ernst in the crowded GOP primary for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat. More>>
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says he is personally looking into the lawsuit filed earlier this week by Vietnam veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received less than honorable discharges from the military. More>>
Branstad recently said Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds is next in line. But, does she even want the job?
Stepping back from the brink of war, Vladimir Putin talked tough but cooled tensions in the Ukraine crisis Tuesday, saying Russia has no intention "to fight the Ukrainian people" but reserves the right to use force. More>>
President Barack Obama's election-year budget seeks to rally fellow Democrats with new help for the working poor and fresh money for road-building, education and research. It also pulls back from controversial cuts to... More>>
There's a conversation going on in Iowa and nationally about the minimum wage. Iowa Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds said that’s not the administration’s focus.
“What we support is bringing high quality jobs to the state of Iowa. They can't find workers, so they're not even paying the minimum wage, they're paying quite a bit above that. We're focused on growing the economy, wealth creation, bringing great jobs to the state of Iowa," she stated. More>>
President Barack Obama is challenging Congress to help him create jobs and rebuild the nation's infrastructure. More>>
From the White House Briefing Room President Obama makes remarks Friday afternoon. More>>
The Tea Party is celebrating its fifth birthday.
Seth Rogen, the actor and comedian found himself before a largely absent Senate subcommittee, he decided to let the world know about it. More>>
Friday we could see Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich for the first time since he fled the country. More>>