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DES MOINES, Iowa | Billionaires with eye on White House to visit key states

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two deep-pocketed Democrats are set to travel to early presidential primary states, stoking further speculation about whether they will soon launch bids for the White House. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor, is set to visit three towns in Iowa on Tuesday, while billionaire investor and activist Tom Steyer … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Billionaires with eye on White House to visit key states

Iowa News: Local Man, Ryan Nicholas Haynes Convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

DES MOINES, Iowa – On November 6, 2018, following a two-day trial, a jury found Ryan Nicholas Haynes, age 28, of West Des Moines, Iowa, guilty of one count of felon in possession of a firearm. Sentencing before United States District Court Judge Stephanie Rose will be set at a later date. Haynes was charged … Continue reading Iowa News: Local Man, Ryan Nicholas Haynes Convicted of Felon in Possession of a Firearm

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

IOWA CITY, Iowa — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa’s first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party’s causes. But then, his allies say, McCoy’s promising career was stalled by a politically motivated federal prosecution brought by a Republican U.S. attorney, Matthew G. Whitaker, who … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

DES MOINES, Iowa | The Latest: In Iowa, Biden says leaders need to set the tone

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden (all times local): 8:50 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden has made a campaign stop in Iowa, where he bemoaned the tone of Trump-era politics and gave a preview of how he might take on the Republican president should he seek the 2020 … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | The Latest: In Iowa, Biden says leaders need to set the tone

DES MOINES, Iowa | 2 winning tickets sold for $750 million Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa— Lottery officials say two tickets have won the estimated $750 million Powerball jackpot. Powerball officials say tickets purchased in Iowa and New York match all six numbers in Saturday night’s drawing. The jackpot is the fourth-largest in U.S. history. The winning numbers were 8, 12, 13, 19 and 27, and Powerball 4. … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | 2 winning tickets sold for $750 million Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa | Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa  — The winning numbers for the estimated $750 million Powerball game have been drawn. The numbers picked in Saturday night’s drawing are 8, 12, 13, 19 and 27, with a Powerball of 4. It’s not immediately clear if there is a winner for the fourth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. This comes four … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Powerball numbers drawn for $750M jackpot