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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.

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...

U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Iowa) speaks to a crowd on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Ashley Hinson’s BBQ Bash at Linn County Fairgrounds. Hinson talked about the Iowa practicality she brings to Washington D.C.

Tax increases in Build Back Better aimed at the wealthy, but too early to tell full effects

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 8, 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:  Republican members of...

Photo of Neal Smith from Wikimedia Commons.

Former Rep. Neal Smith dies age 101, longest Iowan to serve in U.S. House

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 3, 2021

Former Rep. Neal Smith, D-Iowa, died on Tuesday at 101. Iowa’s elected officials at the state and federal levels have put out words of condolences.  Smith was the longest-serving Iowan in the...

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) speaks to a crowd on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Ashley Hinson’s BBQ Bash at Linn County Fairgrounds. Grassley acknowledged the work that Hinson has done.

Grassley says national results from Tuesday’s elections are encouraging

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor November 3, 2021

Sen. Grassley, R-Iowa, said on a national basis, he felt that voters were influenced by inflation, immigration, and calls to defund the police in elections on Tuesday night. He cited Virginia, where...

Former Vice President Mike Pence addresses a crowd during a Young Americans for Freedom event at the Iowa Memorial Union main lounge on Nov. 1, 2021. Pence was the main speaker at the event. Pence gave a speech about protecting the United States Constitution from the current administration’s left-leaning values.

Mike Pence praises Iowa’s protection of conservative priorities during UI visit

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 1, 2021

Former Vice President Mike Pence encouraged Iowans to prioritize protecting the Constitution and said the Biden administration’s economic and social policies were failing on Monday night.  Young...

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