Ron Paul Stumps In Des Moines, Iowa

Ron Paul Rally in Des Moines

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul rallies his supporters on the day before the Iowa caucuses. This rally was held at the downtown Des Moines Marriott hotel.

Progressive Democrats of America Founder Tim Carpenter

Progressives Challenge Obama In Iowa

Saying the Barack Obama has not kept his promises, Progressive Democrats of America founder Tim Carpenter is organizing people to go to the Iowa caucus and vote for “uncommitted” as a way challenge President Obama.

The UpTake crew in Iowa - January 2008

We’re Going To Iowa

The UpTake covered the Iowa caucuses in 2008. Four years later, the need for our type of coverage is even greater. So we’re going again. Wanna help?

Pawlenty Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Third place in the Republican Iowa straw poll was apparently not good enough for former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty. Today in a private conference call with supporters Pawlenty disclosed his plans to drop out of the race

DFL: Pawlenty Left Minnesota Holding The Bag

As Minnesota’s legislature struggles to solve the biggest deficit in the state’s history, its former Governor, Tim Pawlenty is in neighboring Iowa to announce he is running for President. Minnesota’s Democratic Farmer Labor Party Chair Ken Martin traveled to Des Moines today to answer questions about Pawlenty’s record. Martin had a lot to tell.