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...

Robert Ray and the Lost Soul of the Iowa Republican Party

In 1975, an ethnic minority group in Southeast Asia called the Tai Dam made an urgent appeal for asylum to governors in 30 states....

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...

Kim Reynolds Refuses to Say If She Considers Journalists the “Enemy of the People”

Amid criticism over her reduced access to reporters in recent weeks, embattled incumbent Gov. Kim Reynolds on Monday refused to take a position on...

Former GOP Lawmaker David Johnson Endorses Scholten in Bid to Unseat Steve King

Part of a series looking at state lawmakers who have said they don’t plan to run for re-election in 2018. Two years before Steve King...
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Steve King Co-Sponsors Bill That Would Prohibit Embassies from Flying Pride Flag

Steve King is among 33 co-sponsors of a new bill that would "prohibit the flying of any flag other than the United States flag...
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After Voter ID Court Setback, Paul Pate and the Iowa GOP — Once Again...

On Tuesday, Polk County District Court Judge Karen Romano granted a temporary injunction against several key components of a voter ID law Paul Pate...