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Bernie Sanders Reminds Iowans To Vote In Next Month's Caucuses

Friday, January 01, 2016

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spent Thursday in Des Moines. He told the overflowing crowd that they had a chance in February to make a big statement about where the race is headed.


Sen. Marco Rubio Hones GOP Presidential Pitch In Iowa

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio campaigned in Iowa on Wednesday with Rep. Trey Gowdy, the chairman of the House Benghazi Committee. He set the tone for the event, defending Rubio's record on immigration.


Trump Focuses On Iowa 'Cuz We Have To Win'

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday campaigned in Iowa, where he is facing a strong challenge from rival candidate Ted Cruz. The caucuses are Feb. 1 and he urged people to vote.


Spanish-Speaking Iowan Works As Interpreter For Presidential Hopefuls

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Ernest Nino-Murcia came to America from Colombia when he was 6 years old. He didn't speak a word of English. Fast forward 30 years — he's on the stump in Iowa with GOP and Democratic ...


Cruz Already Targeting March Voting States

Sunday, December 20, 2015

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Rubio Insists He's A More Sensible Choice To Cruz In GOP Presidential Race

Friday, December 18, 2015

Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida is barnstorming early voting states. Since Tuesday's GOP presidential debate, he's been taking on Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas over immigration and counterterrorism.


Marco Rubio Hits Both Iowa And New Hampshire After Debate

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

After Tuesday night's debate, Republican candidates are heading right back to the campaign trail. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio hit the ground in both Iowa and New Hampshire Thursday.


GOP Candidates Meet In Las Vegas For First Debate Since Terror Attacks

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Republican presidential candidates are in Las Vegas for their latest debate, the first since terrorist attacks in Paris and California refocused the campaign on national security.


When Sen. Tim Scott Calls, Republican Candidates Show Up

Monday, December 07, 2015

The South Carolina senator has carved out a prominent role, hosting most of the GOP presidential hopefuls at town hall meetings in his state, with its crucial spot early in the primary season.


Trump Criticized For Using Stereotypes While Speaking To Republican Jewish Coalition

Friday, December 04, 2015

Donald Trump appeared before the Republican Jewish Coalition, joking about Jewish stereotypes. The audience received those rather well, but was not as receptive to his political views about Israel.


Politicians React To San Bernardino Shooting

Thursday, December 03, 2015

The chances for political action after the latest mass shooting are low. But the reaction was swift, with many on the left criticizing conservatives for turning solely to thoughts and prayers.


Religious Leaders Chide Lawmakers Over Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Jewish and Christian leaders are urging elected officials to show compassion to refugees, amidst public debate over allowing Syrian refugees into the country.

A letter released on Wednesday by several leading evangelical Christian churches and other groups calls on elected officials to show "compassion and hospitality" to refugees fleeing ...


Republican Candidates Slam Obama's Focus On Climate Change

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

President Obama is warning that the next person to step into his job will inherit the challenge of addressing climate change, and he says a Republican might not have as easy a time dismissing the challenge in office as GOP candidates do on the campaign trail.

Speaking to reporters


Why Hasn't Rand Paul Inherited His Father's Success?

Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Iowa provided a strong base of support for Ron Paul in the 2012 presidential race. But several factors have driven voters to candidates other than his son Rand.


What Does the Bible Say About Refugees? Depends Who You Ask

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Evangelical voters in Iowa are divided over whether to side with religious leaders urging compassion for downtrodden Syrian refugees or politicians who say it's too dangerous to admit such refugees.


Iowans Voice Fear, Support Of Syrian Refugees

Friday, November 20, 2015

No Syrian refugees have arrived in Iowa yet, but people are concerned — some over a Paris-style attack coming to the U.S., and others over proposals they've heard that could single out Muslims.


Trump and Bush Skipping Out On The 'Final Exam' for Iowa Evangelicals

Thursday, November 19, 2015

There will be a few empty seats around one Thanksgiving table this year: Donald Trump and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are among those skipping Friday's Presidential Family Forum in Des Moines. The event is hosted by the conservative Christian group the Family Leader. President Bob Vander Plaats is seen ...


Evangelical Groups Tell Political Leaders: 'Jesus Was A Refugee'

Thursday, November 19, 2015

As many leading conservatives call for stopping Syrian refugees from entering the United States, several evangelical Christian organizations are pushing back.

Since last week's attacks in Paris, at least 30 governors in this country, mostly Republicans, have called for keeping Syrian refugees out of the U.S.

Fewer than ...


After 15-Year Hiatus, White House Hopefuls Return To Bob Jones University

Saturday, November 14, 2015

This weekend marked a revival of sorts on the Bob Jones University campus in Greenville, South Carolina – but not the religious sort. It was the first time in more than a decade that a presidential candidate had made a major public appearance on the conservative Christian college campus.



#NPRreads: Ben Carson's Memory And A 14-Year-Old Rock-Climbing Phenom

Friday, November 13, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, we bring you three ...