Shifting Focus to Dakota Access Pipeline, Enbridge Abandons Sandpiper Project

A month ago, the Calgary, Alberta-based energy transportation company Enbridge Inc. announced it had reached an agreement to buy a $1.5 billion stake in...

The Trumpstad Report: Voter Fraud

Part of a series on the ties that bind Iowa’s governor and the GOP presidential nominee. "Nov. 8, we'd better be careful, because that election...

About 30 Arrested at Anti-Pipeline Protest in Boone

After a morning civil disobedience training in Pilot Mound Wednesday, about 30 people protesting Dakota Access LLC's Bakken pipeline were arrested on trespassing charges...

Lawmaker Who Fled GOP Over Trump Pens Op-Ed Critical of CAFOs

State Sen. David Johnson, who in June became the first elected official to leave the GOP in protest of Donald Trump, whom he likened...

Branstad Gives State Troopers Go-Ahead to Arrest Anti-Pipeline Protesters on Wednesday [Updated]

Update, 8/29: Dakota Access LLC has filed a request for a restraining order against Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement, Bold Iowa, and individual leaders...

State Senator Who Compared Trump to Hitler Facing Challenge from Steve King Aide

Zach Whiting, a 28-year-old aide for Congressman Steve King from Spencer, has announced plans to run for the state Senate seat held by the...

Grassley, Blum, Young Avoid Photo-Op with Trump at Ernst’s Roast and Ride

The last time Donald Trump campaigned in Des Moines, 3rd District Congressman David Young reportedly avoided the spectacle to campaign for re-election at a...

The Trumpstad Report: Death Penalty for Juveniles

Part of a series on the ties that bind Iowa’s governor and the GOP presidential nominee. Donald Trump made a blunt appeal to African American...

Bernie Sanders’ New Political Group Endorses Iowa Dems Kroeger, Meyer, Kacena

In an effort to build on the movement he inspired during his run for president, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Wednesday launched Our Revolution,...

#NeverTrump and #NeverHillary? Here Are Some Alternatives

Not sold on choosing between a presidential candidate who’s cozy with Wall Street and pals with a war criminal or her egomaniacal chief rival...