IUB, DNR Approve Bakken Pipeline Construction Permits [Updated]

Just minutes after reconvening in open session early this afternoon, the Iowa Utilities Board, as expected, approved a hazardous liquid pipeline permit for Dakota...

These Are the 21 State Senators Who Voted Against Protecting Trans People from Hate...

Earlier today, Iowa lawmakers passed Senate File 2284, a piece of legislation that would amend the state's hate crime statute to include crimes committed...

Exclusive: The Day I Threw Tomatoes at Donald Trump

As told to Bryon Dudley On Jan. 26, Andrew Joseph Alemao attended a rally for Donald Trump in Iowa City. In protest, he threw tomatoes...

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...

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...

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...