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How Old Is Chuck Grassley?

Chuck Grassley is the incumbent U.S. senator from Iowa and the Republican nominee running for re-election against Democrat Roxanne Conlin. As part of a Politics Daily series about the major candidates...

Sarah Palin's Future: Will 2010 Set the Stage for 2012?

It may be 2010, but former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is running like it's 2012. Palin's political action committee, Sarah PAC, has taken in almost $5 million. The 2008 vice presidential candidate used...

Is Roxanne Conlin Married?

Roxanne Conlin is the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate from Iowa and is running against incumbent Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley. As part of a Politics Daily series about the major candidates in...

Campaign Ads Take Nastier, More Personal Turn in Midterms

They say all's fair in love and politics. Well, in politics these days, it's also pretty ugly. Not only is spending on ads hitting record levels, but personal attacks seem to be reaching all-time...

Republican Terry Branstad Poised to Wrest Iowa Governor Seat from Democrats

Republicans appear headed towards reversing the Democrats' advantage in governors' seats in this year election, and a new poll makes it look almost certain that one of them will be in Iowa where...

Will the 'Pledge to America' Produce a Single GOP Vote in November?

STERLING, Va. – Politics is often a sleight-of-hand act designed to distract voters from their immediate concerns with the artful use of bright, shiny objects. These days, for example, beleaguered...

Sarah Palin's Tuesday Picks Come Out on Top, Mostly

Sarah Palin's busy primary endorsement season came to a mostly winning end Tuesday, most notably with victories by two of her "mama grizzlies": Christine O'Donnell, who prevailed in Delaware's GOP...

Republicans Headed for Big Pick-Up of Governor's Seats This Year

Democrats currently hold a slight majority of the nation's governor's seats but that balance of power is likely to shift dramatically after this year's midterm elections, according to a new...

Summer Camp for Grown-Ups: Boomers, Bikes, Beer and Politics

When a paceline of bicyclists passes you singing along to the Doobie Brothers' "Black Water" played from speakers attached to a bike, you know these riders aren't your children. They're us, the baby...

Sarah Palin's PAC Pulls In Nearly $1 Million in Second Quarter

Sarah Palin's political action committee had its best fundraising quarter ever between April and June, bringing in nearly $1 million. It funneled $87,500 of that to Republican candidates, including...


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