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Ed Tibbetts

Ed Tibbetts has covered eastern Iowa since 1984, and has been at the Quad-City Times since 1989. Most of that time has been spent as the newspaper's political reporter.

Ed has covered political figures ranging from aldermen to presidents, the latter mostly by writing about Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential caucuses. Ed has covered every caucus since 1996.

He also writes about demographic trends in Iowa and the Quad-Cities.

Jobs report shows some gains for U.S.; QC report a couple weeks out

The Labor Department said today 175,000 new jobs were created across the country in May, a decent pace. Meanwhile, the jobless rate ticked up …

June 07, 2013 3:30 pm(0)

Drone protest coming to Q-C

A Chicago-based group is organizing a protest in the Q-C over military drones. The group says it's trying to draw attention to drone-related w…

June 07, 2013 9:57 am(0)

Bustos, Loebsack react to new Ryan budget

Reps. Dave Loebsack and Cheri Bustos, both Democrats, turned thumbs down on Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan, which was released today.

March 12, 2013 3:47 pm(3)

Sequestration in the Q-C

With only a few days to go before $85 billion in federal budget cuts begin, I thought I would put some of my reporting on this subject in one spot.

February 27, 2013 9:09 am(2)

King leans toward Senate bid

U.S. Rep. Steve King tells The Iowa Republican's Kevin Hall the "needle has gone over 50 percent" in his consideration of a U.S. Senate bid.

February 12, 2013 4:34 pm(0)

Braley in QC this weekend; says King and Latham would be "tough candidates"

A couple things worth updating. U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, will be back in Davenport this weekend for the Scott County Democratic Party's…

February 12, 2013 3:13 pm(0)

Braley to run for Senate

Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, is telling supporters today he's "ready to go" and that he is forming a campaign committee to run for the U.S. Sena…

February 07, 2013 10:16 am(0)

Bustos plugs for House Majority PAC

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., is featured in a new video praising the House Majority PAC, the Super PAC that supported Democrats in a number…

January 29, 2013 2:24 pm(1)

Durbin named to powerful defense spending panel

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., will take the helm of an influential committee overseeing defense and intelligence spending.

January 25, 2013 2:19 pm(0)