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Two Years After Death, Wife Gives Wonderful Gift To Her Husband
David Schmitz knew his wife loved him, but she confirmed the depth of her affection with a surprise gift this Christmas — two years after she died from cancer. Read more...
President Obama's final campaign rally was held Monday night in Des Moines, Iowa, wrapping up the 2012 campaign with an emotional speech marked by references to his 2008 campaign and the Iowa caucus victory that helped catapult his political Read more...
Precedent setting? Jurors find former state representative Ed Fallon of Occupy Iowa not guilty of violating curfew law at Des Moines capitol because it violates Iowans' constitutional freedom to assemble. Read more...
During her recent interview with the Des Moines Register editorial board, Michele Bachmann's statements about torture and waterboarding were not the only outrageous statements the GOP presidential candidate made. She also decided to double down on Read more...
You guys have given over $20,000 to feed the nation's Occupiers some pies. And we're still going. More Occupations are sprouting up and we are there to give them a cheesy-doughy high five. We've added San Diego, Buffalo and Des Moines - which Read more...

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Sarah Palin in Des Moines whippin' up fear of communism if heaven forbid Obama gets elected...you betcha'. Partial transcript courtesy of Sam Stein Read more...
The Left Coaster: You can go to a soldier's funeral now, Mr. President Politics in the Zeros: The unexpected return of class war Where's the Outrage Read more...
by driftglass click for larger. Here's the schedule, let us know if you see something worth a share... ABC's "This Week"-- Hillary Clinton, John Mc Read more...
Des Moines Register endorses McCain and Clinton. Boston Globe endorses McCain and Obama. McCain? Are these papers sucking up because their readers Read more...
From Strange Tales: Mary Wohlford, 80, of Decorah, Iowa, had the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” tattooed on her chest [last year, tattoo shown abo Read more...