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Context needed when saying Grassley vote against funding extension was vote to slash Medicare

Context needed when saying Grassley vote against funding extension was vote to slash Medicare

Lyle Muller, Politifact Iowa Editor December 16, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. If your time is short Congress approved raising...

WIN Technology in Eau Claire, owned by 31 mostly small telephone companies, has built a fiber network covering more than 9,200 miles in Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois and Iowa.

Internet providers await federal broadband dollars

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor December 5, 2021

With the passing of the federal infrastructure bill, Iowa internet providers are looking to cash in on the third large round of government funding for broadband in a year as the specifics of the process...

The U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017.

Iowa politicians honor the life of Bob Dole

Lauren White, Politics Reporter December 5, 2021

Iowa elected leaders sent out statements on Sunday in remembrance of Republican Senator and 1996 presidential candidate Robert Dole, honoring his time in Congress.  The Elizabeth Dole Foundation...

U.S Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks with the Daily Iowan staff after a visit to Mercy Hospital on July 2, 2019.

Grassley says he’ll respect SCOTUS’s decision as it hears arguments in Mississippi abortion case

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor December 1, 2021

As the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments on a Mississippi abortion law banning the procedure 15 weeks after pregnancy, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said he hopes everyone will accept the judgment...

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) speaks to a crowd on Thursday, April 1 at an Iowa GOP regional reception in Cedar Rapids at the Elmcrest Country Club.

Build Back Better tax break exists for some millionaires

Nina Baker, Politifact Iowa Reporter November 23, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Edited by Caleb McCullough and Lyle Muller If your...

Tweet claiming Hinson and Miller-Meeks denied Iowans broadband needs context

Tweet claiming Hinson and Miller-Meeks denied Iowans broadband needs context

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 22, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Edited by Lyle Muller and Caleb McCullough If your...

Democratic candidate for senate Theresa Greenfield speaks during a watch party for her campaign on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at the Renaissance Hotel in Des Moines. With the event closed to the public, about 40 members of the media waited for the election results and Theresa Greenfield to arrive, who gave remarks at 11:45 P.M. after the state unofficially reported the results that she lost the senate race.

Biden appoints Greenfield to USDA post

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 18, 2021

Former U.S. Senate candidate Theresa Greenfield, a Democrat,  has been appointed as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development State Director for Iowa.  President Joe Biden appointed...

President Barbara Wilson meets with Iowa’s Congressional delegation

President Barbara Wilson meets with Iowa’s Congressional delegation

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 17, 2021

University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson traveled to Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Iowa’s congressional delegation. A post on Wilson’s instagram showed meetings with Sens....

Iowa group corrects statement on Grassley’s infrastructure vote

Iowa group corrects statement on Grassley’s infrastructure vote

Lyle Muller, Politifact Iowa Editor November 17, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Edited by Caleb McCullough and Rylee Wilson If...

Iowa 3rd Congressional District-elect Cindy Axne speaks to supporters during the statewide Democratic candidates watch party at Embassy Suites in Des Moines on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020.

Ruling out gubernatorial bid, Cindy Axne announces candidacy for redrawn 3rd District

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor November 12, 2021

Democratic Rep. Cindy Axne, who had said she was not ruling out a run to challenge Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, announced Friday she will seek reelection to Iowa's reconfigured 3rd Congressional...

Yes, Representative Axne’s claims of Iowa’s broadband are correct

Yes, Representative Axne’s claims of Iowa’s broadband are correct

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor November 12, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. If your time is short:  Following the passage...

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, announces she is seeking reelection in Iowa’s 1st congressional district during a press conference at Dahl Old Car Home in Davenport on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Miller-Meeks said a goal is to win by more than six votes in 2022 after defeating Rita Hart by a slim margin in the 2020 general election.

Rep. Miller-Meeks will seek reelection in 1st District

Natalie Dunlap and Rylee Wilson November 10, 2021

DAVENPORT — U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, will run in Iowa’s newly drawn 1st Congressional District in 2022. She made her announcement on Wednesday morning.  The newly drawn 1st...

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