Terry Branstad is expected to be Donald Trump’s pick for ambassador to China. Branstad has a close relationship with the nation’s president, Xi Jinping.
Iowa voters this year have will be highly influential in who becomes the next president, and also on the ballot are some key races for the House and Senate.
Who’s on the ballot in Iowa on November 8? The race for president but also a large number of state races. See them here.
Early voting numbers in Iowa show a decline in Democratic turnout, suggesting Donald Trump has a chance to pick up a win in the state.
Des Moines police officer Anthony “Tony” Beminio was one of two officers killed in ambush-style attacks in Iowa Wednesday morning.
Urbandale Police officer Justin Martin was one of the two police officers killed in an ambush in Iowa early Wednesday morning.
Scott Michael Greene, 46, has been identified as the suspect in the ambush-style killings of two police officers in Iowa.
Kraigen Grooms was given only a suspended 10-year prison sentence after engaging in a lascivious act with a toddler and allegedly plotting the sexual assault of another child. The public is outraged and has made a petition to get the judge who imposed the sentence fired. Read more on the story here.
Lea Phann is a 12-year-old girl killed in a traffic accident in Des Moines allegedly by a man, Fernando Lopez Aguilar, whom a U.S. Senator, Chuck Grassley, says is in the United States illegally.
U.S. Rep. Steve King is causing controversy for saying whites contributed more to civilization. It’s not the first time his comments on race caused a stir.
Iowa Representative Steve King made another controversial comment, asking what race other than white people had contributed more to Western Civilization.
Iowa Senator Joni Ernst is the first female veteran elected to the U.S. Senate and a possible Donald Trump running mate. Here’s where she stands on key issues.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst’s husband, Gail Ernst, has been in hot water in the past over controversial comments he made about women, including Hillary Clinton. Learn what they were here.
Melania Trump, the wife of Donald Trump, and other family members hit the campaign trail in Iowa before the Republican caucus. See photos and video here.
The Iowa caucus polls open today and it’s predicted to be a close race between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz for the Republican ticket and Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders for the Democratic.