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Gov. Terry Branstad

Governor of Iowa Terry Branstad speaks during the 2011 Governors Summit of U.S. Chamber of Commerce June 20, 2011 in Washington, DC.   (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Iowa Fires Agent Who Pursued Gov’s Speeding SUV

A veteran Iowa criminal investigator said he was fired Wednesday in retaliation for complaining about the governor’s vehicle speeding through highway traffic, an assertion state officials rejected.

07/18/2013

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People on April 15, 2013 in Beijing, China. (credit: Andy Wong - Pool/Getty Images)

Trooper Declines To Pull Over Car Going 90 MPH With Iowa Governor As Passenger

A trooper pursued an SUV that was speeding on a highway at 90 mph with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad inside, but declined to pull the driver over after realizing who was inside, audio recordings released Tuesday indicate.

07/02/2013

File photo of a DMV. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Iowa Won’t Issue Driver’s Licenses To Illegal Immigrants Eligible To Work In US Under Obama Program

Iowa will not issue driver’s licenses to young illegal immigrants who are eligible to work in the U.S. under an Obama administration program, transportation officials announced Thursday.

12/27/2012

Republican presidential candidate and Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann speaks to supporters following her victory in the Iowa Straw Poll at Iowa State University on Aug. 13, 2011 in Ames, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Republicans Want To Abandon Iowa Straw Poll

In the days since Republicans lost an election many in the party thought was theirs, chatter has been bubbling about what the GOP should do to recover.

11/22/2012