Politics

“Lock her up! Lock her up!” the crowd gathered Friday afternoon in Des Moines chants. Gov. Terry Branstad appears to begin nodding and then...

On Friday at the Iowa Event Center’s Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Gov. Terry Branstad spoke briefly at a rally for GOP presidential nominee...

To its great credit, the Des Moines Register recently began publishing a reporting project called "Trans in Iowa: Fighting for Visibility" that documents the...

At a reconvened convention Saturday, Story County Democrats nominated Gilbert resident Linda Murken, a member of the Ames League of Women Voters and former...

Freshman Sen. Joni Ernst is often described in the media as a GOP rising star and is continuing to embrace that title, this week...

The Fort Des Moines Church of Christ has filed a federal lawsuit (embedded below) against the state of Iowa over a 2007 civil rights...

We almost don’t make it to the put-in site in time to join the flotilla against the Bakken pipeline on the Des Moines River....

Update, 7/4: This morning, The Donald tweeted that he plans to meet with Joni Ernst today in New Jersey to discuss her potentially being...

Update, 7/2: On Friday, Story County Supervisor Wayne Clinton, a Democrat, officially announced that he will run for re-election this November as a no-party candidate...

In a victory for the wide-ranging voter disenfranchisement policies of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and Secretary of State Paul Pate, the Iowa Supreme Court...