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Meet the libertarian gubernatorial candidates

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The June 5th primary election is coming up and it's the first one that will include the Libertarian Party, which is now recognized as an official party by the state. 

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Deadline for request of absentee ballot by mail

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The deadline to request an absentee ballot to vote by mail for the June 5th primary election is today at 5:00 p.m. 

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Iowa county says it canceled voting rights of the wrong man

An auditor says her office mistakenly canceled the voting rights of a northwest Iowa rancher who has the same name as a felon.

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Sen. Nate Boulton dropping out of race for Iowa Governor, amid sexual misconduct allegations Video included

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Nate Boulton is dropping out of the 2018 race for Iowa governor. 

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Reynolds defends GOP for taking disgraced ex-senator's money

Gov. Kim Reynolds says it was an "appropriate decision" for Iowa Republicans to accept a $522,000 donation from a disgraced former lawmaker.

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Meet the six democratic candidates hoping to take on Governor Reynolds in November Video included

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The primary election is quickly approaching and six democratic candidates are going head-to-head in hopes of taking on current republican Governor Kim Reynolds.  

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Early voting begins for Iowa's June 5 primary

Early voting is underway for Iowa's June 5 primary.

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Changes under new Iowa voter ID law Video included

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With the state primary elections fast-approaching, Iowa voters will notice some changes at the voting booth.

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Twitter to add special labels to political candidates

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Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections. 

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  • Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

    Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:25:36 GMT
    Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.More >>
    Authorities have detained someone in what they described as an "active shooter" situation at a suburban Indianapolis middle school.More >>
  • Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

    Texas school shooting victim family sues attacker's parents

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:25:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Grace Johnson, a student at Santa Fe High School in Texas, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in...(AP Photo/Eric Gay). Grace Johnson, a student at Santa Fe High School in Texas, center, speaks during a roundtable discussion in Austin, Texas, Thursday, May 24, 2018, hosted by Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott to address safety and security at Texas schools in...
    Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.More >>
    Survivors of last week's shooting at a high school near Houston told gripping stories as they pleaded with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott for more armed security to keep campuses safe.More >>
  • Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:24:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
  • Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

    Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:24 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:24:13 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...
    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.More >>
    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.More >>
  • Emails show collaboration among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Emails show collaboration among EPA, climate-change deniers

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:23:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Ca...
    Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.More >>
    Newly released emails show senior Environmental Protection Agency officials collaborating with a think-tank that dismisses warnings of climate change.More >>
  • Giuliani: Briefing may prompt calls to end Russia probe

    Giuliani: Briefing may prompt calls to end Russia probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:23:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this May 5, 2018, file photo, Rudy Giuliani, an attorney for President Donald Trump, speaks in Washington.
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.More >>
    President Donald Trump's legal team wants a briefing on the classified materials shared with lawmakers.More >>
  • Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

    Civils rights activists rally outside of NFL headquarters

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:20:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ralph Russo). New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of  Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the bac...(AP Photo/Ralph Russo). New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the bac...
    Civil rights activists gathered outside of NFL headquarters, calling on team owners to overturn a new policy aimed at stopping player protests during the national anthem and encouraging boycotting of league and...More >>
    Civil rights activists gathered outside of NFL headquarters, calling on team owners to overturn a new policy aimed at stopping player protests during the national anthem and encouraging boycotting of league and sponsors.More >>
  • Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

    Judge denies Manafort motion to throw out charges of lying

    Friday, May 25 2018 6:19 PM EDT2018-05-25 22:19:25 GMT
    Citing family member's medical procedure, a federal judge in Virginia delays trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.More >>
    Citing family member's medical procedure, a federal judge in Virginia delays trial of President Donald Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.More >>
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