It was almost midnight when a crowd of us gathered around a TV in the Obama campaign headquarters in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
In Hillary HQ in downtown Des Moines, that afternoon of January 3rd they were tight with unearned confidence.
On Thursday night, the GOP field will meet for a pivotal debate in Des Moines, Iowa.
It costs pretty much the same in Manhattan as it does in Des Moines.
Roy Halston Frowick was born in Des Moines, Iowa, in 1932, the son of a Norwegian-American accountant.
Seventeen railroads radiate from Des Moines, enabling the city to become the wholesale and retail jobbing centre of the State.
Des Moines appeared to Bradley to be very great and very noisy.
They were moneyless, and decided finally to go to Des Moines where they tried without success to get something to do.
The pride of Iowa is Des Moines, a city of farm-bred people.
Without further delay they started for the settlements to the southeast along the Des Moines.
city in Iowa, U.S., named for French Rivière des Moines, the river that flows past it, which traditionally is derived from French des moines "of the monks," in reference to missionaries, but this probably is a fur trappers' folk-etymologizing of a name of the native people who lived there.
The place appears in a 1673 text as Moinguena, and historians believe this represents Miami-Illinois mooyiinkweena, literally "shitface," from mooy "excrement" + iinkwee "face;" a name given by the Peoria Indians (whose name has itself become a sort of insult) to their western neighbors. It is not unusual for Indian peoples to have hostile or derogatory names for others, but this seems an extreme case.
organized as a U.S. territory 1838; admitted as a state 1846, ultimately from the name of the native people, of the Chiwere branch of the Aiouan family; said to be from Dakota ayuxba "sleepy ones."
Capital of Iowa and largest city in the state.