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The effects of the Iowa judicial retention election were felt far beyond the Hawkeye State’s borders, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said while making a case for a new national emphasis on social issues. Speaking at a fundraiser for The Family Leader Sunday afternoon, the 2008 Iowa Caucuses winner drew a crowd of 1,500 supporters to proclaim a new day for the social conservative movement.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee would not rule out the possibility of a 2012 presidential run while speaking to reporters before a fundraiser for The Family Leader Sunday afternoon, but said no decision would be made until the middle of next year.
Democratic Attorney General Tom Miller held onto his seat Tuesday night, cruising to victory with 55 percent of the vote and marking the end of a surprisingly tough battle for the seven-term incumbent. In his way was Brenna Findley — a challenger who received hundreds of thousands of dollars and strong support from the Iowa [...]
Republican Matt Schultz is the new Secretary of State, defeating incumbent Democratic Secretary of State Michael Mauro Tuesday night.
Before an energetic crowd of several hundred Republican supporters at the Hy Vee Conference Center in West Des Moines, Gov.-Elect Terry Branstad gave a rousing speech, thanking his supporters for his clear victory over incumbent Democratic Gov. Chet Culver.
Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley ran away with his re-election bid Tuesday night, securing a strong win over Democratic challenger Roxanne Conlin.
Several major media outlets called the race almost immediately. Grassley led in the polls throughout the campaign, seeing 30-point advantages as some points.