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Welcome to Western Courier Decision 2016 coverage. As the political campaign heats up, News Editor and political beat reporter Erika Ward and Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Stewart will bring you the latest from the campaign trail. Follow the Courier on Twitter, @WesternCourier, for updates during rallies and debates.


Decision ’16 Blog:

PHOTOS: Democrats debate and rally in Des Moines
The three Democratic candidates took Des Moines, Iowa by storm on Saturday Nov. 14. Each candidate held rallies and watch parties throughout the city. CLICK TO VIEW THE PHOTO ESSAY
The three Democratic candidates took Des Moines, Iowa by storm on Saturday Nov. 14. Each candidate held rallies and watch parties throughout the city. CLICK TO VIEW THE PHOTO ESSAY


 

Dems debate in Des Moines
The three remaining Democratic candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, squared off in the second Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa on Nov. 14. CLICK TO READ MORE
Nicholas Stewart
The three remaining Democratic candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, squared off in the second Democratic debate in Des Moines, Iowa on Nov. 14. CLICK TO READ MORE


 

GOP hopefuls rally for votes
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Ten Republican candidates took the stage during the first Republican Party of Iowa Growth and Opportunity Day. Each candidate spoke for 15 minutes and hit on a few key issues of their campaign. CLICK TO READ MORE


 

Decision 2016 Podcast 1
WC Podcast 1
In the inaugural Western Courier podcast, editors Nicholas Stewart and Erika Ward discuss the Jefferson Jackson Dinner and compare Sen. Bernie Sanders’, Donald Trump’s and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s rallies. CLICK TO LISTEN/WATCH


 

Full Jefferson-Jackson Day coverage
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Three candidates, three separate rallies, one big Democrat event. See full coverage of Jefferson-Jackson Day in Des Moines, Iowa. CLICK TO READ MORE


 

PHOTOS: Candidates Rally in Des Moines
The three Democrat candidates for President descend upon Des Moines Iowa for the important Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The dinner is often seen as a turning point in elections. View photos from the dinner. PHOTO ESSAY
Nicholas Stewart
The three Democrat candidates for President descend upon Des Moines Iowa for the important Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. The dinner is often seen as a turning point in elections. View photos from the dinner. CLICK TO VIEW PHOTO ESSAY

 


Donald Trump rallies Burlington
Donald Trump, the current Republican presidential frontrunner, speaks to a crowd of over 2,000 on Oct. 21 in Burlington, Iowa for a campaign rally. Trump's speech criticizes President Barack Obama and past Republican candidates John McCain and Mitt Romney.
Nicholas Stewart
Donald Trump, the current Republican presidential frontrunner, speaks to a crowd of over 2,000 on Oct. 21 in Burlington, Iowa for a campaign rally. Trump’s speech criticizes President Barack Obama and past Republican candidates John McCain and Mitt Romney. CLICK TO READ MORE

 


 

 

Republican front-runner visits the Tri-States.

VIDEO: Presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters during a rally in Burlington, Iowa on Wednesday Oct. 21.


 

Sen. Bernie Sanders rallies Fort Madison, Iowa
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks at Richardson Elementary School in Fort Madison, Iowa on a tour through the caucus states for his 2016 presidential campaign on Oct. 18. Sanders spoke about equality, changing the federal minimum wage, net neutrality, the price of college tuition, climate change and much more.
Nicholas Stewart
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks at Richardson Elementary School in Fort Madison, Iowa on a tour through the caucus states for his 2016 presidential campaign on Oct. 18. Sanders spoke about equality, changing the federal minimum wage, net neutrality, the price of college tuition, climate change and much more. CLICK TO READ MORE

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