Everyone headed to Iowa from these parts for the presidential caucuses will likely take I-80 in toward Cedar Rapids. And there, my friends, is one of the state's great treasures. Sure, the food court looks like every other truck stop, but just keep walking, keep exploring. It's its own little world.
Most of the attention heading into Saturday's Iowa straw poll is on Michele Bachmann and Tim Pawlenty, yet the lesser-known Republican candidates for president are working equally as hard to pull off a surprise.And that might even be possible.The Republican governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad, says the