September 21, 2011 It's fairly clear that Rep. Michele Bachmann has written off the vegetarian vote in her bid for the Republican presidential nomination than this photo of her strolling through rows of beef carcasses during a tour of an Iowa beef plant Tuesday.
August 17, 2011 Score one for Obama. It's good to see a president who's willing meet his grass-roots critics. Of course, the question is would he as willing if he had a 65 percent public approval rating. And score one for the Tea Party activists who weren't so cowered by the aura that surrounds a president as to decide in the end to just settle for a handshake. That's what democracy looks like.
August 12, 2011 Front-runner Mitt Romney had to be pleased that he was largely left unmolested by the seven other Republican presidential candidates ahead of this weekend's straw poll. Instead, the two Minnesotans, Rep. Michele Bachmann and former Gov. Tim Pawlenty, provided much of the night's fireworks.
April 11, 2011 While about half of Mapleton was turned into rubble, no one in the town of 1,200 was killed. And the only injury reported so far: One person suffered a broken leg.
July 14, 2010 A controversial Iowa billboard depicting Obama in an unholy trinity with Hitler and Lenin is gone.
December 3, 2007 Live from Iowa, it's Neal Conan and TOTN!