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Supporters of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., hold up cards during the caucus at Des Moines Precinct 62 in the Knapp Center on Monday, February 3, 2020. The caucus head count reached 849 people, leaving 127 individuals needed for the candidate to be declared viable. Sen. Warren received 212 1st round total head count votes.

Where did support for nonviable candidates go in the caucuses?

Caleb McCullough and Naomi Hofferber February 4, 2020

DES MOINES — U.S. Senator from Minnesota Amy Klobuchar, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, businessman Tom Steyer, and sometimes former vice president Joe Biden. While they had fervent supporters and may...

Letters to the Editor: Remembering U.S. wars, preventing school violence

Letters to the Editor: Remembering U.S. wars, preventing school violence

March 18, 2018

Today’s letters to the editor reflect on U.S. war involvement and how leaders must work to prevent tragedy. Remembering those lost in U.S. wars The middle of the month of March is a muddle of murky...

Letter to the editor: Alternative to failed doping bans

Letter to the editor: Alternative to failed doping bans

August 25, 2016

I’m not proud to say it. It was the 1960s. Illegal drugs were everywhere. I was a young lawyer, a hippie-public official. That’s what kept me from drugs — not health concerns, personal discipline,...

Iowa Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter announced the newly appointed President Bruce Harreld during a meeting in the IMU on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Harreld is the 21st president of the University of Iowa. (The Daily Iowan/Margaret Kispert)

Guest opinion: What Putin can teach Rastetter

May 6, 2016

Regent President Bruce Rastetter appears to need some mentoring regarding the democratic dialogue between the state Board of Regents and the stakeholders of Iowa’s state universities — namely, all...

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Guest opinion: Constitution, Supreme Court, and people’s voice

April 14, 2016

The Constitution mandates the president “shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint . . . Judges of the supreme Court.” President Obama sent the Senate his...

Guest opinion: Why I support Sanders

Guest opinion: Why I support Sanders

January 28, 2016

This is the story of how I came to support Sen. Bernie Sanders. It’s a true story — or at least as true as a fading memory can provide. Some 40 years ago in Washington, I agreed to host a series...

President Barack Obama, right, French President Francois Hollande, second from right, and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo arrive at the Bataclan, site of one of the Paris terrorists attacks, to pay their respects to the victims, after Obama arrived in town for the COP21 climate change conference, on Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Paris. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Understanding terrorist thugs

December 3, 2015

What is the ultimate goal of those terrorist thugs in Iraq and Syria with their random, if organized, attacks on innocent Westerners? Until we figure that out, our responses run a serious risk of making...

Theater beyond imagine

ELENA BRUESS July 24, 2014

Just south of downtown Iowa City, a local café bustles with action and excitement. Mostly looking over scripts and reading lines, around 10 men and women sit in a circle of chairs surrounding a small...

Getting to ‘Yes’ by voting no on justice center

GUEST COLUMN April 30, 2013

Dave Parsons’ opinion column urged that we “Vote Yes for the justice center” (DI, April 29). He is a member of the committee actively pushing the proposal. As such, his was a commendably...

Locals make last push for red-light cameras petition

JONATHAN SOLIS March 29, 2013

One local group pushing for a ban on red-light cameras is making a last effort in order to obtain enough public support. Traffic cameras and drones were at the center of a public forum held on the University...

Local bloggers weigh in on caucus season

ALEX CORDERO September 29, 2011

Over the past decade the use of blogs as a journalistic tool has "grown exponentially," according to the latest "State of the Blogsophere" report by Technorati, a search engine for...

Captain Steve says he won’t campaign for City Council on-air

ERIC MOORE September 1, 2011

Steve Soboroff, radio owner, host, and Iowa City City Council candidate, is welcoming competition and stressing nonpartisanship regarding to his station, KCJJ. He said he does not plan to change his station’s...

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