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Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, speaks to attendants at the annual Reagan Dinner in Johnson County.

Iowa Democrats file ethics complaint against Rep. Miller-Meeks

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor October 11, 2021

Iowa Democrats filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics on Monday, alleging that Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, didn’t compile with requirements to disclose information on...

Former President Donald Trump addresses attendees that showed up for his “Save America” rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021.

Trump’s hold on Republican party remains

Lauren White , Politics Reporter October 10, 2021

Ten months removed from the White House, and banned from Twitter, former President Donald Trump continues to influence the Republican Party.  Trump held a rally in Des Moines on Saturday, where thousands...

An attendee poses with three corn dogs prior to Donald Trump’s “Save America” rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021. Two venders were in charge of feeding the thousands of attendees that showed up for Trump’s rally.

Trump supporters on 2024, policy concerns

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor October 10, 2021

Thousands of people from Iowa and surrounding states came to the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines to see former President Donald Trump speak on Saturday. Karla Wright, 54, came to Iowa from...

Former President Donald Trump greets Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, after endorsing the senator on Saturday night.

Fact-checking former President Donald Trump’s Iowa speech

Lyle Muller and Caleb McCullough October 10, 2021

If your time is short: Former President Trump's latest stop was Des Moines, Iowa, as he made the rounds across the United States to fire up his political supporters.  Iowa is the first...

Former President Donald Trump greets Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, after endorsing the senator on Saturday night.

In Des Moines rally, Trump pushes election misinformation

Natalie Dunlap and Lauren White October 10, 2021

Former President Donald Trump continued to spread discredited and false claims about the 2020 presidential election at a rally in Des Moines on Saturday, while deriding the Biden administration and...

Former Vice President Mike Pence addresses the crowd during The Family Leadership Summit in Des Moines on Friday, July 16, 2021. Pence said his favorite encounters with Americans were when people mentioned they were praying for him.

Former Vice President Mike Pence to visit University of Iowa in November

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor October 1, 2021

Former Vice President Mike Pence will deliver a lecture at the University of Iowa on Nov. 1. The event is hosted by Young Americans for Freedom, a conservative student activism group. Pence will...

Chuck Grassley stands on stage at the Second Annual Harvest Festival on Saturday, October 13, 2018. The event was a fundraiser for current governor Kim Reynolds.

Sen. Chuck Grassley’s career by the numbers

Lauren White, Politics Reporter October 1, 2021

Sen. Chuck Grassley announced his reelection campaign last week. He is seeking his eighth term in the U.S. as the second oldest current senator, and one of the longest-serving senators in U.S....

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. Ernst talked about her time as a child wearing bread bags.

Sen. Ernst and Sen. Gillibrand aim to change how military sexual assault allegations are handled

Emily Delgado, News Reporter September 24, 2021

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, have introduced bipartisan legislation to combat military sexual assault policies. The goal of the, bill is to change how allegations...

The outside of the Veteran Affairs Medical Center on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.

Rep. Miller-Meeks pushes for veteran mental health hearing, crisis line improvements

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor September 12, 2021

Nationwide, more veterans are seeking mental health assistance, feeling the impact of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. There has been a recent nationwide uptick in Veteran Crisis Line referrals,...

Former Vice President Mike Pence addresses the crowd during The Family Leadership Summit in Des Moines on Friday, July 16, 2021.

Former Vice President Pence visits Iowa at Family Leadership Summit, celebrates limiting access to abortion

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor July 18, 2021

DES MOINES — The 2021 Iowa legislative session was the best The FAMiLY Leader had ever seen, said the lobbyist group’s Vice President and Chief Counsel Chuck Hurley, partially because they saw their...

Johnson County Supervisor candidate Jon Green (left) speaks with Senate candidate Dave Muhlbauer (right) on the patio behind Georges Buffet in Iowa City. Photo courtesy of Adam Schantz, Muhlbauers campaign manager.

Dave Muhlbauer stops in Iowa City on the Senate campaign trail

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 26, 2021

On the patio behind George's Buffet, a northside Iowa City business, Democratic senatorial candidate Dave Muhlbauer met with Johnson County Democrats, reporters, and Johnson County Supervisor candidate...

Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa., has a conversation at the Iowa State Capitol on Monday, January 13, 2020.

Democrat David Muhlbauer launches Senate campaign

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 24, 2021

The first Democrat has announced their candidacy for Iowa’s 2022 Senate race.  Dave Muhlbauer, the former Vice Chairman of the Crawford County Board of Supervisors, filed a statement of candidacy...

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