Report: Regent Wasn’t Told About Leath Plane Incident, Contrary to Claims of Transparency

A report in Tuesday's Ames Tribune adds another contradiction to the varying accounts of who was told about Iowa State University President Steven Leath's...

Former Ames Sen. Hammond on Sexism vs. Clinton: “It Turns Out, Women Are People...

Joined by Attorney General Tom Miller, five dozen local Democrats and campaign staffers gathered at party headquarters in Ames Monday night to witness what...

Steve King Retweets Writer Calling Him a White Nationalist

Just a week after addressing the Story County GOP's sixth annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner fundraiser in Ames, where he again called Vladimir Putin...

Ethical Questions Pile Up Around Leath with News He Crashed University Plane

Associated Press reporter Ryan Foley landed a big scoop Friday, revealing that in July 2015, Iowa State University President Steven Leath crash-landed a university-owned...
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State Auditor Mosiman Won’t Comment on News Trump Used Charity Funds to Pay for...

Last Monday at the Story County GOP’s annual Judge Joseph Story Dinner fundraiser, State Auditor Mary Mosiman encouraged local Republicans to embrace Donald Trump...

The Trumpstad Report: Eminent Domain

Part of a series on the ties that bind Iowa’s governor and the GOP presidential nominee. Since Energy Transfer Partners first announced its plans for...

Former Lieutenant Governor Under Branstad Says #NeverTrump

This week, former Lt. Gov. Joy Corning told Bleeding Heartland she decided during the GOP primary debates that she couldn't support Donald Trump for...

Obama Administration Halts Bakken Pipeline Construction in North Dakota

On Friday, after a DC District Court judge rejected the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's request for an injunction to halt construction of the Dakota...

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...
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Condemnation of “Lawless” Bakken Pipeline Resistance Fails to Grasp the Nature of Political Protest

A coalition established by the Iowa State Building and Construction Trades Council and comprised of pro-pipeline industry groups in Iowa, Illinois, and the Dakotas,...