Weekly News Roundup: Dems Up Pressure on Grassley, State Senate Approves Medicaid Oversight Bill

Dems turn up the heat on Grassley over vow to block Obama SCOTUS nominee: As Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley continues his stand...

Patty Judge Officially Enters the Ring to Challenge Grassley

On Thursday, as Democrats continued to hammer Chuck Grassley over his refusal to even hold confirmation hearings as head of the Senate Judiciary Committee...

Report: Obama May Test Grassley with Iowan for SCOTUS Nominee

According to a report today in the New York Times, the White House is vetting Cedar Rapids Judge Jane Kelly, a public defender appointed...

FBI Bulletin Highlighted “Extremists” Who Vandalized Butter Cow

At the Iowa State Fair in August 2013, an animal rights group calling itself Iowans for Animal Liberation hid in the Agriculture Building until...

Prominent Iowa Christie Backers Weigh in on Trump Endorsement [Updated]

In 2011, concerned about Mitt Romney's electability and troubles connecting with American voters — or just sold on the concept of President Chris Christie...

Ahead of Pipeline’s Expected Approval, Foes Gather in Boone

A week and a half away from the Iowa Utilities Board's expected decision to approve a construction permit for the Bakken crude oil pipeline,...
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Weekly News Roundup: Grassley Vows No SCOTUS Hearings, Contractor Sues Egyptian Fertilizer Company

Grassley indicates he won't even hold hearings for Scalia's replacement: As Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, Chuck Grassley holds a powerful position over the fate...

Judge Denies ISU’s Request to Delay Marijuana Shirt Ruling

U.S. District Court Judge James Gritzner has denied Iowa State University's request to stay a ruling requiring the university to allow pro-pot reform student...

ISU Asks for Delay in Enforcing Marijuana Trademark Ruling

Iowa State University administrators have requested that a federal court stay a ruling last month determining that they violated a student group's free-speech rights...

IUB Chair: Bakken Pipeline Decision Coming in March

The Iowa Utilities Board plans to make a final decision on whether to approve Dakota Access LLC's petition for a hazardous liquid pipeline permit...