Iowa

Today in audio: Tuesday 2nd February

2 February 2016 17:11

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you…

Donald Trump reveals his backup plan

2 February 2016 8:52

Donald Trump has suffered a serious setback in his bid to win the Republican nomination after finishing second in Iowa. Happily,…

Can Marco Rubio win tonight?

1 February 2016 16:49

Marco Rubio wins tonight in Iowa — by coming third. That, I suspect, will be the on dit among the commentariat…

Presidential Predictions: Barack Obama 294 Mitt Romney 244 - Spectator Blogs

6 November 2012 19:37

Asked my prediction a few days ago, I looked at all the possibilities and plumped for Obama 294, Romney 244.…

Gingrich wins South Carolina

22 January 2012 1:03

They said South Carolina would be Mitt Romney’s big test. Tonight, he failed it. The networks have called the primary…

Poor Mitt Romney: He Keeps Winning!

12 January 2012 16:02

Mitt Romney’s romp to the Republican nomination has not been without its troubles but Romney’s difficulties are as nothing compared…

Iowa’s losers

4 January 2012 13:30

Back in September, Rick Perry was the betting favourite to win both the Iowa caucus and the Republican nomination. Instead,…

Romney by eight votes

4 January 2012 7:53

Instead of white smoke, Iowa is belching thick fog. Mitt Romney has won by, erm, eight votes. At least so…

Iowa’s dead heat

4 January 2012 7:09

If you’ve just woken up, hoping to find out who won the Iowa caucus, then tough luck: they have lost…

What to expect in Iowa

3 January 2012 12:33

Tonight, caucus-goers in Iowa will deliver their verdict on this year’s Republican candidates for President. Above are Nate Silver’s latest…

Tonight in Iowa

3 January 2012 9:32

One of the things that makes the Iowa caucuses so different from most elections is that it is almost the…

Ron Paul now favourite to win in Iowa

20 December 2011 17:09

Hardly anyone would’ve predicted it just a few weeks ago, but libertarian congressman Ron Paul now looks most likely to…

Ames to Oblivion

12 August 2011 16:46

Being a dreadful sucker for these things I stayed up to watch the Republican presidential debate in Iowa last night.…