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Hundreds crowd rotunda to protest Iowa Gov. Branstad

Hundreds of protesters lined the stairway in the rotunda of the Iowa state capitol on Tuesday after Gov. Terry Branstad delivered his Condition of the State address. “We come here today to set the legislative agenda for 2012, and we’re here to send a message to 150 legislators and to…

Iowa taking ‘Anonymous’ threat to shut down caucus ‘very seriously’

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R) said Monday that state and federal authorities were taking threats by the hacktivist group “Anonymous” to occupy the Iowa caucuses “very seriously.” The loose-knit group rose to prominence after it launched retaliatory attacks on companies that ceased to do business with WikiLeaks. “This has never…