Aug 27, 2014 — Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty in federal court to taking under-the-table payments when he switched sides between GOP presidential candidates. The former state senator previously denied the rumors.
Aug 27, 2013 — Javier Sanchez did not admit any guilt, but has agreed to do 32 hours of community work. He was accused of taking $200 in cash from envelopes in the congresswoman's office.
Jul 16, 2013 — The sting operation sounds like something from a crime novel. What was allegedly taken by the Minnesota lawmaker's assistant? An envelope marked "petty cash" that had $80 in it and maybe another marked "birthday money" that held $120.
May 29, 2013 — The congresswoman says she won't be seeking a fifth term. She does not rule out getting back into politics in the future. In 2012 she made a bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Her fortunes quickly rose and fell.
Jan 9, 2012 — Candidates have gone into New Hampshire in the past with high expectations, only to be shot down, even if they won. Mitt Romney knows the Granite State is set with traps for his nomination.
Jan 3, 2012 — As Iowa Republicans head to the caucuses to have their say, we look at how the candidates stack up on the eve of the vote — and how previous winners (and losers) eventually fared.
Jan 2, 2012 — She's a "consistent, conservative fighter," the ad proclaims. Since winning the Iowa straw poll last August, her poll numbers in the state have fallen into single digits.
Dec 28, 2011 — As NPR takes to the road in Iowa this week, we are collecting the words and images of Iowa Republicans still uncertain who they will vote for in next Tuesday's state GOP presidential caucuses.
Dec 16, 2011 — Newt Gingrich used one of his favorite talking points, that when he was speaker of the House, he "balanced the budget for four straight years, paid off $405 billion in debt." But PolitiFact checked the numbers and found he's off on both counts.
Dec 12, 2011 — A change in the primary delegate rules may extend the battle for the Republican nomination into the spring. But, if history is a guide, some candidates may not survive the Iowa caucuses.