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Racist tweets made beer brand end deal

Carson King raised more than $1 million for an Iowa children's hospital, borne out of a request for beer money on national TV. But old racist tweets ended his relationship with the beer company that promised to match his fundraising.

Iowa caucus poll coming Saturday

CNN and The Des Moines Register will release their fourth Iowa poll on Saturday gauging where presidential candidates stand in the state that kicks off the 2020 Democratic nomination contests.

Democrats descend on Iowa for campaign tradition: the Iowa State Fair

The Democratic presidential candidates are converging at the Iowa State Fair this week, jostling for attention as they deliver their speeches from the soapbox. They will have a chance to flip pork chops, visit the famed Butter Cow and cheer on the junior ranchers and farmers who are trying their hand at mutton busting.

Beto O'Rourke stokes 2020 speculation

As Beto O'Rourke weighs whether to run for president in 2020, he and his top aides are carefully keeping alive expectations that he'll ultimately seek the Democratic nomination.

Judge temporarily blocks Iowa's abortion law

An Iowa judge has halted the state's fetal heartbeat abortion law while a lawsuit challenging its constitutionality is resolved, The Associated Press and Des Moines Register report.

2 Iowa officers killed in apparent ambush attacks

Manhunt for suspects underway

Two Iowa police officers have been shot and killed in separate apparent ambush attacks, Des Moines police said Wednesday.Des Moines police have launched a manhunt for the suspect or suspects, according to a police spokesperson.

Iowans Vote In Caucuses

Iowans headed to 809 caucus sites around the state Tuesday night, following a day of last-minute efforts by volunteers for the candidates' campaigns to persuade voters. VIDEO: Watch The Report VIDEO: Professor Talks About Importance Of Iowa Caucus VIDEO: CBS' Scott Pelley Talks About Iowa Caucus

Candidates Make Final Push In Iowa

The eyes of the political world are on Iowa this week as the first contest of the 2012 U.S. presidential race is set for Tuesday. VIDEO: Watch The Report