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Sen. Warren raises the roof for Braley

desmoinesregister.com — "Wow! Dynamite." That was the assessment of longtime Iowa Democrat and Hillary Clinton supporter Bonnie Campbell after U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a fist-pumping call to action at today's rally for Bruce Braley. Warren, a Massachusetts senator, packed venues in Iowa City and Des Moines today for Braley, who is running in a tight race for U.S.
Oct 19, 2014

Longtime Iowa Clinton supporter Bonnie Campbell on Warren speech: "Wow! Dynamite." desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @PeterHambyCNN: True: "Of all of the political surrogates I've seen this cycle, Warren was hands-down the best at firing up the room" desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @maggiepolitico: Here's the speech that @HillaryClinton will be compared to when she hits Iowa for Braley in next 10 days desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @PeterHambyCNN: True: "Of all of the political surrogates I've seen this cycle, Warren was hands-down the best at firing up the room" desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/…

Oct 19, 2014

.@KObradovich: Of all of the surrogates I've seen of either party, Warren was hands-down the best dmreg.co/ZLb73D #iasen #iacaucus

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In passionate Iowa speech, Elizabeth Warren decries GOP agenda

desmoinesregister.com — In a passion-filled liberal stemwinder, Elizabeth Warren shouted down the GOP agenda, which she said is all about cutbacks and doing the bidding of millionaires, and warned the crowd that Iowa's tight U.S. Senate race could come down to how hard Democratic activists work. Warren, a Massachusetts U.S.
Oct 19, 2014

RT @JenniferJJacobs: In passionate stemwinder, Elizabeth Warren shouts down GOP agenda, warns Iowa Dems US Senate race is in their hands. desmoinesregister.com/story/news/pol…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @JenniferJJacobs: In passionate stemwinder, Elizabeth Warren shouts down GOP agenda, warns Iowa Dems US Senate race is in their hands. desmoinesregister.com/story/news/pol…

Oct 19, 2014

RT @JenniferJJacobs: In passionate stemwinder, Elizabeth Warren shouts down GOP agenda, warns Iowa Dems US Senate race is in their hands. desmoinesregister.com/story/news/pol…

Oct 19, 2014

In passionate stemwinder, Elizabeth Warren shouts down GOP agenda, warns Iowa Dems US Senate race is in their hands. desmoinesregister.com/story/news/pol…

The waiting game: Some make restaurant serving a career

desmoinesregister.com — When Saeed Tokhi's dad saw him cleaning up after a party the family had hosted, he told Saeed later, "It made me cry." It made him cry, he said, because he couldn't bear to think of his son, who is a server at the restaurant Centro, doing these menial things for a career.

Ex-conductors reminisce about Des Moines' streetcar era

desmoinesregister.com — Partially uncovered tracks around Des Moines can appear to be the last remnants of the city's streetcar era, but for some enthusiasts the link lies in a group of former conductors. A few times a year, three or four of them gather to swap stories about their long-ago jobs.

'Hilton Madness' awakens Cyclone faithful

desmoinesregister.com — In the first year of the "Hilton Madness" event players from both the Iowa State men's and women's teams showcased their skills and abilities on the court. These are the highlights from the night.

Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads on his team's loss to Texas

desmoinesregister.com — Coach Rhoads speaks out about the tough loss but is 'pleased with the teams effort' and it's progress to constantly improve.
Oct 19, 2014

VIDEO: Iowa State football coach Paul Rhoads on his team's heartbreaking loss at Texas. dmreg.co/1oiqWKY #Cyclones

Cyclones lose another heartbreaker to Texas

desmoinesregister.com — AUSTIN, Texas - A season after a memorable matchup in Ames, Iowa State and Texas delivered another game to remember. And like last year, Iowa State found itself on the heartbreaking end of this one. Nick Rose punched in a 21-yard field goal with 3 seconds left to give the Longhorns a thrilling 48-45 win.