Flyover State

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has opened an investigation into the offensive social media posts published by jailer Alan Blaylock, office Sgt. Brandon Bracelin...

Update, 7/12: Polk County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Brandon Bracelin has further confirmed to the Informer that an investigation into Blaylock's posts has been launched. Original post: On Friday, Des...

Freshman Sen. Joni Ernst is often described in the media as a GOP rising star and is continuing to embrace that title, this week...

The Fort Des Moines Church of Christ has filed a federal lawsuit (embedded below) against the state of Iowa over a 2007 civil rights...

Update, 7/4: This morning, The Donald tweeted that he plans to meet with Joni Ernst today in New Jersey to discuss her potentially being...

In a victory for the wide-ranging voter disenfranchisement policies of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Secretary of State Paul Pate, the Iowa Supreme Court...

The Iowa Democratic Party has been getting a fair amount of flak after its grassroots adopted a platform plank that supports “legalizing all drugs”...

A stop-work order issued to Dakota Access LLC late last month by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources over the potential disturbance of Native...

Update, 6/21: Steve King's amendment to keep Harriet Tubman off the $20 bill will not get a vote. This evening, King reportedly said that it would be "racist"...

In an email today from anti-gay organization The Family Leader titled "Repercussions of Orlando shooting," failed gubernatorial candidate Bob Vander Plaats laments that "some...