Gov. Chris Christie travels Thursday to Iowa, the first caucus state in 2016, to greet voters and raise money for fellow Republicans. Despite the woes of Bridge-gate, GOP voters appear to be warming to him again, polls show.
Mitt Romney returned to Iowa for the first time since 2012 to help US Senate candidate Joni Ernst. She also has support of the Senate Conservatives Fund, Sarah Palin, and mainstream Republican leaders.
Foreclosure deal adopted in more than 40 US states would force mortgage lenders to reduce loans for about 1 million households. Two key states, New York and California, are close to adopting the foreclosure deal.