Republican Mike Bousselot Embraces the Conspiracy Fringe in House Special Election

To a casual observer of Tuesday's special election for Iowa House District 37, Republican candidate Mike Bousselot is simply a former aide to two...

A Closer Look at the Anti-Black Lives Matter PAC Targeting the Ames School District

A recently formed political organization called Ames Deserves Better is taking aim at the city's school board, continuing a fight that began in January...

Iowa’s Backlash Against Teaching Truth

“History is the fruit of power, but power itself is never so transparent that its analysis becomes superfluous. The ultimate mark of power may...

An Anti-Vaxxer with a QAnon Tie [Update: Will Not] Soon Join the Johnston City...

Update: According to unofficial results from the Polk County Auditor's website, Johnson finished in fourth place among the four contenders for a seat on...

Iowans: Your Constitutional Rights Are Under Attack

Last Thursday by a 63-30 vote, the Iowa House passed a 33-page amendment to a Senate bill giving police officers a pass on certain...

What Really Happened at Last Week’s State Capitol Protest

Misinformation about a protest at the state Capitol last Thursday spread like wildfire across right-wing networks and social media accounts. Many of them backhandedly...

In 1993, Polk County Attorney John Sarcone Faced Allegations of Bias on Abortion Cases

In our recent criticism of Polk County Attorney John Sarcone's prosecution of Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri over her arrest at a racial...

Journalist Andrea Sahouri’s Prosecution Demands Accountability, Serious Reforms

Many words have already been written about Polk County Attorney John Sarcone's brazen attack on press freedom displayed by his office's decision to humiliate...

“Total, Total Shitshow”: Ernst, Grassley Cement Their Legacies to Trump

On Saturday morning, a few short hours before Donald Trump was acquitted again in an unprecedented second impeachment trial despite his obvious and direct...

Amid Criticism for Mask Reversal, Reynolds Turns to Hannity for Ego Boost

Scroll down for a full transcript of Hannity's Fox New interview with Reynolds Monday Facing scrutiny from the state and national press for lifting all...