Iowa’s Assessment Task Force Picks Smarter Balanced

Iowa Department of Education Director Brad Buck welcomes some Iowa teachers to an annual luncheon in Altoona

Iowa’s Assessment Task Force recommended that the Smarter Balanced Assessment replace the Iowa Assessment for Iowa students by the 2016-2017 school year.

Joni Ernst and Rod Blum Ride Republican Wave

Ernst gives victory speech in Des Moines, IA

Iowa Republicans experienced a wave with Joni Ernst and Rod Blum winning their races, but that did not translate into winning back the Iowa Senate.

Chris Christie Stumps for Branstad, Iowa Republicans at Birthday Bash

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Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ) headlined Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s annual Birthday Bash held on October 25, 2014 in Clive, IA to honor the 5-term governor.

Michael Reagan to Iowa GOP: Expand Your Base

Iowa Republicans listen to Michael Reagan

Michael Reagan spoke at the Iowa GOP Reagan Dinner in Des Moines and encourage Republicans and Conservatives to find ways to expand their message.

Eight Observations Leading to Election Day in Iowa

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With less than a month to go before election day here are eight observations about Iowa’s Governor, U.S. Senate, Congressional and down ballot races.