Cullen: Hubbell Wants to “Eliminate the Corporate Chokehold on Iowa State”

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Fred Hubbell supports a strong increase in state funding for higher education including for Iowa State University's Leopold Center for Sustainable...
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Comparing “Leftists” to Nazis, Steve King Again Retweets a White Supremacist

On Tuesday, Iowa's 4th District Congressman Steve King promoted the American white supremacist Lana Lokteff in a self-contradictory tweet apparently aimed at critics who...

Grassley Defends Kavanaugh Hearing, Praises Trump for “Big Victory” on “Outstanding” Nominee

On Saturday, after last week's contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, committee chairman Chuck Grassley took to...
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Steve King Refuses to Debate Scholten, Saying “There’s Not a Clear Division on Issues”

Last Friday, Steve King's Democratic challenger J.D. Scholten released a video on YouTube calling on the congressman to debate him. Holding a basketball, Scholten...

Another Look at Steve King’s Interest in Austria’s Far Right

Iowa Republicans were eager to cynically exploit the death of 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts once news broke that her admitted killer...

The Other Iowans on the NRA’s Board of Directors

A sidebar to the cover story in our latest print edition about Grinnell gun CEO and former NRA Pete Brownell's connection to the FBI's...

Meet Jesse Dougherty, the Scott Walker Alum Running Communications for the Iowa GOP

Assuming full control of the Statehouse after the 2016 election, Iowa Republicans aggressively set in motion plans to echo the experiments in conservative takeovers...

Days After Exploiting Young Iowan’s Death, Ernst Asks for Privacy During Her Divorce

On Monday, Joni Ernst's office released a statement revealing that the senator was going through a divorce and asking for "privacy during this difficult...

The Time Leonard Boswell, Facing Primary Challenge, Supported Cheney Impeachment

Leonard Boswell, an Iowa Democrat who served in Congress from 1997 to 2013 and the state Senate before that, died Friday of a rare...

Congressman Accused of Covering Up Sexual Abuse to Keynote Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition...

Congressman Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican facing multiple allegations that he failed to report sexual abuse by a team doctor while he was an...