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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.

Man indicted in Central Texas police chief's death

Man indicted in Central Texas police chief's death

The Temple Daily Telegram (http://bit.ly/1rCaXZ5 ) reports a Bell County grand jury indicted David Gene Risner on Wednesday on one count of capital murder of a peace officer in the June 19 death of Chief Lee Dixon. Risner is in jail on no bond. Jail ...

Kelvin Roy sentenced to 75 years in prison following crash that killed Vidor teen

Kelvin Roy sentenced to 75 years in prison following crash that killed Vidor teen

Haley reports that during a victim's impact statement, Alexandria Bertrand's mother said: "when Kelvin Lee Roy murdered my daughter he cheated ... And committing an act, running his vehicle into another, causing the death of Lexy Bertrand.\

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 ...

Mike Lee On Individual Mandate: 'I Don't Think It Was A Tax'

Mike Lee On Individual Mandate: 'I Don't Think It Was A Tax'

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) backed up a top Mitt Romney adviser -- and the Obama administration -- on Wednesday, saying he does not personally believe the individual mandate at the heart of the Affordable Care Act is a tax. But now that the Supreme Court has ...

Ted Cruz's "Five Conservative Victories"

Ted Cruz's "Five Conservative Victories"

Ted Cruz spoke at the 2014 Red State Gathering in Ft ... I was proud to stand with my friends Rand Paul and Mike Lee and say that we'd filibuster any legislation." Following the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, President Obama and congressional ...

AG Benched: Gov. Rick Scott Now Front & Center in Florida’s Marriage Equality Debate

AG Benched: Gov. Rick Scott Now Front & Center in Florida’s Marriage Equality Debate

All summer long, in an appalling display of election year cowardice, Governor Rick Scott has been in a crouch position, attempting to hide behind Attorney General Pam Bondi on the issue of same-sex marriage. That ends now with a ruling in Federal Court ...

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 ...

B'way season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan

B'way season features Sting, Jackman and Peter Pan

Critics might be scared to give them a thumbs-down. Two shows promise sparks from challenging material: The London import "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time," based on an adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel about a teenager with ...

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 ...

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