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Unity and the salvation of the United States are the stakes in this year's presidential election.

That's what former Secretary of State John Kerry told Iowa voters in Davenport on Saturday, as he campaigned for Joe Biden.

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Moline) will run unopposed in March's Democratic primary.

Her challenger, Spanky Edwards of Peoria, was removed from contention by the Illinois State Board of Elections Thursday after a petition challenge was upheld. 

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After failing to move the powers that be in Washington DC, Andrew Yang is trying to convince Iowa voters to caucus for him next month.

This morning, the Democratic presidential candidate spoke to a standing room only crowd at The Brewed Book on Harrison Street in Davenport.


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Washington Governor Jay Inslee learned all about the flood during a tour this morning in downtown Davenport. The democratic candidate for president emphasized the need to "defeat" climate change due to its impact on rainfall and flooding.

NPR's Washington Desk Announces Staffing Updates

Jan 4, 2018

In a note to newsroom staff, Senior Washington Desk Editor Beth Donovan announced updates and additions to the team.

All – In preparation for the 2018 election, the Washington Desk will once again add to its staff, this time with two political reporters and an editor.

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Chelsea Clinton will campaign for her mom in Eastern Iowa Wednesday. A press release says she'll encourage Iowa residents to vote early for democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. 

Trump Campaigns In Davenport

Jul 29, 2016
Donald Trump speaks at a campaign event at the Adler Theatre in Davenport.
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Donald Trump spoke to a standing room only crowd of 2,500 people at the Adler Theatre in Davenport Thursday.

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After serving one term as Rock Island County State's Attorney, John McGeHee is ready for another. Monday morning, McGehee announced he's running for re-election.

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A day after the Democratic candidates debated, Bobby Jindal says the only choice voters have is between "honest socialists and lying conservatives." The Louisiana Governor and GOP presidential candidate campaigned in Bettendorf today.

Jindal says he's "angrier with Republicans" than with Democrats, and criticized the party's inability to de-fund Planned Parenthood.

Jindal also says his tax-reform plan would eliminate the corporate income tax and require all working Americans to pay at least a two-percent income tax. 

And, Jindal would reform immigration by getting rid of sanctuary cities, and finishing the wall on the Mexican border, which he says can be done in six months.