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Clay Masters

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Republican Leaders In Iowa Show Full Support For Donald Trump

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Many Republican officials in swing states have been wary of giving Donald Trump too much support. But that's not the case in Iowa where the entire GOP has lined up behind the controversial nominee.

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Trump Promises Crackdown On Immigrants At Iowa 'Roast And Ride' Event

Sunday, August 28, 2016

At Iowa freshman Sen. Joni Ernst's motorcycle ride and barbecue fundraiser, Trump didn't attend the ride but addressed participants, in a much-needed bid to draw support from influential GOP leaders.

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Hillary Clinton Campaign Works To Capitalize On Younger Support In Iowa

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Hillary Clinton's campaign is relying on a network of youthful organizers to turn out millennial voters in order to win Iowa, a state Barack Obama carried twice.

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Iowa Republicans Struggle To Reconcile Support For Trump And TPP

Friday, August 19, 2016

Most Iowa Republicans are strong backers of Donald Trump and an Asian free trade deal that Trump opposes.

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Changing Presidential Campaign Approach On Display In Ankeny, Iowa

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Ankeny, Iowa is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country and an example of a growing urban/rural divide. The presidential campaigns are shifting focus in this critical swing state.

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Will The Supreme Court Nomination Fight Cost This Senator His Seat?

Saturday, March 19, 2016

A new challenger plans to put Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's opposition to holding Supreme Court nomination hearings at the center of her campaign.

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After Cruz Win, How Important Is Candidate Stance On Ethanol?

Saturday, February 06, 2016

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Field Organizers For Clinton, Sanders Work To Build Momentum In Iowa

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are pulling out the stops to mobilize supporters ahead of next month's Iowa caucuses. NPR catches up with some of those supporters.

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'Camp Cruz': The Surplus Iowa Dorm Filled With Cruz Volunteers

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

A three-story unused business college dormitory in Des Moines that can sleep 100 has been put to use as housing for dozens of campaign workers from across the country. A second dorm is being readied.

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Daytrotter At 10: A Midwestern Rite Of Passage

Sunday, January 03, 2016

It started out as a place where musicians could take a break from the tedium of the road to record a few songs and post them online for fans. Over the course of a decade, Daytrotter has become home to an archive of thousands of recordings from such ...

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Donald Trump Takes On A Rising Ted Cruz

Saturday, December 12, 2015

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Iowa Evangelical Kingmaker Gives Ted Cruz His Blessing

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Bob Vander Plaats, the president of the conservative Christian group the Family Leader, is throwing his support behind the Texas senator. Vander Plaats has previously backed Iowa caucus winners.

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Iowa Evangelicals Warm To Ted Cruz

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is stepping up his game in Iowa.

The first term Texas senator has picked up influential endorsements there and is drawing bigger crowds.

At the stage of the race when many caucus-goers are still deciding who to support in the first in the nation presidential ...

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Ted Cruz Tries To Woo Evangelical Voters In Iowa

Monday, November 30, 2015

Sen. Ted Cruz is stepping up his game in Iowa by going after the state's influential evangelical voters.

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Got Corn? Ethanol Is No Longer King In Iowa Among Candidates

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Candidates' waning interest in the corn fuel shows that Iowa's role in shaping policy debates may be declining.

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Big Money And Backstabbing Have Become Part Of The Iowa Game

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

The hyperfocus on Iowa as the first presidential nominating contest has meant more money — and sometimes leaving allegiances behind — for consultants, who can make up to $10,000 a month.

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Pizza Ranch: Fueling Campaigns On Cheese And Chicken

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Among heating lamps and sneeze guards, you could just meet the next president. Candidates love the chain because it's ubiquitous and cheap.

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Patients In Iowa Worry About Private Management Of Medicaid

Thursday, August 06, 2015

The way one fifth of Iowa's residents get health care is about to change. The governor is putting Medicaid in the hands of private insurance companies, and 11 firms are vying for that business.

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With The Spotlight Gone, Omaha's Music Scene Grows

Sunday, June 07, 2015

Omaha built its musical reputation on acts like Bright Eyes and its label Saddle Creek Records. While some of its biggest names have moved to New York City and Chicago, a community still flourishes.

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GOP Suitors Woo Iowa With Bikes, Barbeque And Barnstorming

Sunday, June 07, 2015

A herd of Republican presidential candidates spent some time in Iowa farm country this weekend. They were there for a fundraiser called Roast and Ride, a motorcycle ride and barbecue organized by Republican Sen. Joni Ernst.

Ernst, a political newcomer, is making herself a force in presidential politics.

On Saturday ...

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