Branstad: “Laughable” to Suggest Bakken Pipeline Approval Was Sure Thing

Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday dismissed accusations that he stacked the Iowa Utilities Board with Bakken pipeline sympathizers so the Texas-based Dakota Access LLC...

Grassley, Ernst Recently Opposed a Terror Suspect Gun Ban. Here’s Why.

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in United States history, a massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando early Sunday morning that...

Fund Run by Ames Exec Is Main Donor to Defense vs. Water Works Lawsuit

After a request by the Iowa Freedom of Information Council for more information about the private donors to the defense fund that's helped cover...

Pols Who Took Money from Dakota Access Dodge Bakken Pipeline Questions

With the Iowa Utilities Board expected to grant Energy Transfer Partners’ subsidiary Dakota Access LLC a construction permit for its proposed Bakken crude oil...

Who Are Iowa’s Top Presidential Donors?

Through last September, the five Iowans who contributed the most money to presidential campaigns — and the ostensibly unaffiliated super PACs supporting them — gave exclusively...