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Immigration legislation stalled in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Grassley says in Des Moines

Then-Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, talks to reporters at the Eight Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.

Elianna Novitch, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, commented on immigration issues and legislative efforts at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch: ‘Just because you disagree, doesn’t mean you have to be disagreeable’

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks during the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference. He discussed his life as a Supreme Court Justice and his friendships with his colleagues.

Julia Shanahan, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

At the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Des Moines on Friday, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch provided insight on his first year on the nation's highest court.

In Des Moines judicial conference, transparency in battle to confirm Brett Kavanaugh comes to forefront

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines Friday, August 17, 2018. Sessions spoke to a group of judges supporting President Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh.

Emily Wangen, Politics Reporter

August 17, 2018

DES MOINES — Judge Brett Kavanaugh may become the next Supreme Court justice in the near future, said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a Aug. 17 address to attendees of the 8th Circuit Judicial Conference. President Trump nominated Kavanaugh, a judge for the D.C. Circuit Court of Appea...

VP Pence in Des Moines: Trump administration ‘just getting started’ on strengthening U.S. economy

Vice President Mike Pence listens to a briefing by acting Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost at the El Centro Border Patrol station in San Diego on April 30, 2018. (Alejandro Tamayo/Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Marissa Payne, Managing Editor

August 15, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence makes another stop in Iowa to promote GOP tax policy and its benefits to American workers.

VP Pence on Mollie Tibbetts: ‘You’re in the hearts of every American’

Vice President Mike Pence speaks at an event in Des Moines, Iowa promoting Trump's tax-cutting policies on Wednesday Aug. 15.

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 15, 2018

During his America First Policies event to promote President Trump’s tax-cutting policies at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines on Aug. 15, Vice President Mike Pence talked briefly about missing UI student Mollie Tibbetts. Pence said he wanted to assure everybody that...

Public forum held on city deer-reduction plan

November 2017 file photo. (Jared Krauss for the Daily Iowan)

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 14, 2018

City Hall was packed full of people on the night of Aug. 14 to discuss the future of the Iowa City deer population. In a public-forum, members of the city’s “deer committee” and Iowa City residents discussed the city’s deer-reduction plan, which would allow a contractor to use sharpshoote...

New website established in Mollie Tibbetts case

Missing posters for UI student Mollie Tibbetts are seen in Iowa City on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Tibbetts went missing between July 18 and 19, in Brooklyn, Iowa.

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

August 13, 2018

A new website has been established in connection with the investigation into the disappearance of Mollie Tibbetts. The public can head to to submit anonymous tips or to sign up for updates regarding the case. UI student Tibbetts went missing sometime between the evening of...

Primary to be held ahead of special election to fill vacant Iowa City City Council seat

Iowa City City Hall is seen on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

August 10, 2018

Iowa City voters will mark their ballots on two occasions to elect a new city councilor now that at least three candidates have filed to fill a vacant City Council at-large seat. Having more than two candidates means the city will hold a primary Sept. 4, with the special election to be held Oct. 2....

Colin Cowherd praises Nate Stanley, calls him top-10 QB in nation

Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley drops back to pass during the Iowa/Illinois football game on Saturday, 7 Oct. 2017. Iowa won the game 45-16. (David Harmantas/The Daily Iowan)

Adam Hensley, Pregame Editor

August 9, 2018

Colin Cowherd, Fox Sports’ host of “The Herd” radio show, hasn’t been Iowa's biggest fan in the past, referring to the football program as “the fake ID of college football,” among other pleasantries. On Aug. 8, however, Cowherd brought up Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley’s name during a...

Q+A: Grey Area music festival host discusses Iowa’s music scene and event planning

Q+A: Grey Area music festival host discusses Iowa’s music scene and event planning

Natalie Betz, Arts Reporter

August 9, 2018

From longtime record-store manager to organizer of a music festival, Luke Tweedy is no stranger to the Iowa music scene. Aside from co-running a recording studio, Flat Black Studios, and clothing store, White Rabbit, with his wife, Tweedy will host the second Grey Area Music Festival this weekend.   DI: What prompted yo...

Ryan Hall launches second bid for Iowa City City Council

Iowa City City Council District B candidate Ryan Hall speaks during the UISG City Council Forum in the IMU on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The event gave students and community members the opportunity to ask city council candidates about various issues. (Lily Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Naomi Hofferber, Arts Editor

August 8, 2018

After an unsuccessful campaign for the Iowa City City Council in 2017, University of Iowa student Ryan Hall announced on Aug. 6 at City Hall that he will mount another bid for the council. Hall is a hopeful in an election scheduled for Oct. 2 that will determine who fills the vacancy left by former...