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Lee Hieb Runs For Iowa Governor On Promise To Repeal Common Core

Lee Hieb Runs for Iowa Governor on Promise to Repeal Common Core

Lee Hieb Runs for Iowa Governor on Promise to Repeal Common Core

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad (R) is expected to win reelection to a 6th term easily. He has maintained a 15 point lead over State Senator Jack Hatch (D-Des Moines) and has a massive war chest built up. In recent polling, however, his support has fallen.

Madison executive makes it official: Will not run for governor

Madison executive makes it official: Will not run for governor

Madison business executive Kevin Conroy confirmed speculation Sunday that he would not run for governor after Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett declared his candidacy at his home at noon on Sunday. Conroy said he supports Barrett. “I think that Tom has the ...

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Joni Ernst's checklist as she packed up for two weeks of annual training with the Iowa National Guard: denounce the health care law in the weekly Republican radio address. An Iowa state senator who is running ... not only keeps its promise to today's ...

Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED

Scoop: Common Core sticker shock - Student loan vote a done deal - What's next for No Child Left Behind - FCC approves ConnectED

Our promise here at Morning Education is to cut through the clutter ... from our fellow education reporters around the country. MORNING EDUCATION SCOOP: COMMON CORE STICKER SHOCK " The tests for Common Core standards are almost guaranteed to be more ...

Census Bureau Updates Interactive HIV/AIDS Database

Census Bureau Updates Interactive HIV/AIDS Database

The U.S. Census Bureau today released its annually updated interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths. First developed in 1987, the database now holds more than 164,000 statistics, an increase of ...

At DNC, labor unions look to presidential election

At DNC, labor unions look to presidential election

Charlotte, N.C. - Speaking to Wisconsin Democrats on Monday, Lee Saunders bragged that he was president of ... He finished by kicking it off his raised platform as he roared a promise to Republicans for the November elections. "I say to Dirty Harry ...

Grand opening for Siemens

Grand opening for Siemens

The governor went on to promise Siemens, "through our first ever energy plan ... The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the Legislature had the authority to repeal Common Core education standards for English and math in the state's public schools.

House Republican will try to derail repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

House Republican will try to derail repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'

Never mind that nearly 80% of all Americans supported the repeal of the military's discriminatory "don ... Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office. If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election ...

Overflow crowd turns out to hear McCain in suburban KC

Overflow crowd turns out to hear McCain in suburban KC

Lee's Summit, Mo. " Several thousand people turned out to greet GOP presidential candidate John McCain and his vice presidential pick Sarah Palin on Monday in the Kansas City area. "This state, we must win, and we will win," McCain said at the Pavilion ...

I'm Running A Contest For The Worst Sell-Out On Health Reform!

I'm Running A Contest For The Worst Sell-Out On Health Reform!

What if every single "safe" Democrat knew they'd have a primary challenger, running on the platform of "Can you afford ... question asked if he would promise to oppose healthcare legislation that included a mandate but did not include a public option.

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