Special Iowa edition! More updates from around the world later today. Hawkeye of the Storm: We begin today in Iowa, where the first nominating contests for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations are happening tonight. On the Republican side, it all comes down to organization.
UPDATED 12:28PM: To reflect a correction. Albano was elected to the Governor’s Council in 2012, not 2010. It finally happened. Michael Albano, ex-Springfield mayor and current 8th District Governor’s Councilor, after resting on the pot for some time, announced on Rep. Ben Swan’s radio show