Dennis Goldford

Drake University

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Professor of Politics at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa and co-author of The Iowa Precinct Caucuses: The Making of a Media Event

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The  Des Moines Register Poll , out today, shows yet another also-ran picking up steam as Iowa Republicans prepare to  caucus  tomorrow night.

Romney, Paul and...Santorum?

The Des Moines Register Poll , out today, shows yet another also-ran picking up steam as Iowa Republicans prepare to caucus tomorrow night.

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The  Des Moines Register Poll , out today, shows yet another also-ran picking up steam as Iowa Republicans prepare to  caucus  tomorrow night.

Romney, Paul and...Santorum?

The Des Moines Register Poll , out today, shows yet another also-ran picking up steam as Iowa Republicans prepare to caucus tomorrow night.

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In April of last year, the seven-member Supreme Court of Iowa effectively legalized same-sex marriage in a unanimous opinion.  Last week, three of the justices faced a retention…

Judicial Independence, Elections and Provocative Rulings

In April of last year, the seven-member Supreme Court of Iowa effectively legalized same-sex marriage in a unanimous opinion.  Last week, three of the justices faced a retention…

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