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Bans on animal ag and gas-powered cars not likely in Biden Administration

Bans on animal ag and gas-powered cars not likely in Biden Administration
Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor January 18, 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 Sarah Watson If your...

President Trump impeached, Iowa Republicans vote down measure

U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor January 13, 2021

Iowa’s three Republican representatives in the U.S. House voted against the second impeachment of President Trump for inciting insurrection after a mob of Trump supporters violently stormed the U.S....

Iowa’s congressional delegation split along party lines over impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump gives pauses to answer a reporters's question about a whistleblower as he leaves the Oval Office after hosting the ceremonial swearing in of Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia at the White House September 30, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor January 8, 2021

Iowa’s representatives in Congress are split by party on support for impeaching President Trump, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., threatens to begin the process. Republicans said in statements...

Iowa congressional delegation rejects objections to Biden’s electoral victory after riots disrupt count

Photos of Sen. Chuck Grassley (Katina Zentz/The Daily Iowan) and Sen. Joni Ernst (Hannah Kinson/The Daily Iowan)
Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor January 7, 2021

Iowa's members of Congress, most Republicans, uniformly voted to reject objections to the electoral results from both Arizona and Pennsylvania late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, as Congress...

Iowa lawmakers sheltering as rioters storm the U.S. Capitol

The United States Capital is seen in Washington DC on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.
Julia Shanahan and Caleb McCullough January 6, 2021

Iowa’s members of Congress and staff report they are safe and sheltering in place after pro-Trump demonstrators stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, shutting down the counting of electoral votes...

Mariannette Miller-Meeks to take up 2nd District seat as Hart contest continues

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Caleb McCullough, Politics Editor December 30, 2020

Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks will take the seat as the representative for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District on Sunday, but the contest of the results from Democrat Rita Hart continues. U.S....

Rita Hart campaign files petition in U.S. House, claims uncounted ballots will give her a nine-point lead

Democratic candidate Rita Hart speaks during a brunch fundraiser for Sen. Zach Wahls at the Walker Homestead on July 14, 2019.
Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor December 22, 2020

The Rita Hart campaign filed a petition with the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to contest Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ six-vote victory, saying the uncounted ballots will ensure...

Breaking down Iowa’s 6-vote 2nd District U.S. House appeal

Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks (left) speaks with a member of UISG during the Hawkeye Caucus at the State Capitol in Des Moines on April 9, 2019. Iowa State Senator Rita Hart (right) speaks with supporters during her meet and greet at Yotopia on June 30, 2019.
Mary Hartel, News Reporter December 18, 2020

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 Sarah Watson A 6-vote...

Fred Hubbell donated big to Iowa’s Democratic legislative candidates, but Mike Bloomberg didn’t

Fred Hubbell donated big to Iowa’s Democratic legislative candidates, but Mike Bloomberg didn’t
Seth Taylor, Politifact reporter December 16, 2020

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 Sarah Watson If your...

Extending opportunity: Dave Loebsack reflects on a career in Congress

Representative Dave Loebsack stands for a portrait at the Daily Iowan newsroom on Sunday, September 23, 2018. (Nick Rohlman/The Daily Iowan)
Caleb McCullough, Politics Editor December 15, 2020

Growing up a stone’s throw away from the crowded stockyards of Sioux City, Dave Loebsack never thought Congress was in his future. His parents divorced, and he was raised by a single mother who...

Independent review finds pressure from DNC, last-minute implementation of app responsible for delayed caucus results

John Deeth, volunteer from Johnson County Democrats, recounts before assigning delegates during the caucus at the Iowa Memorial Union on Monday February 3, 2020.
Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor December 12, 2020

The Iowa Democratic Party State Central Committee received the findings of an independent, internal review of the 2020 caucus reporting delays, concluding that last-minute pressure from the Democratic...

Joe Biden nominates former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack speaks in favor of Hillary Clinton in Cedar Rapids on, Monday Jan 4, 2016. Tom Vilsack is an Iowa democrat that has served in office since 2009. (Jordan Gale/The Daily Iowan)
Lauren White, Politics Reporter December 8, 2020

Update Dec. 10: President-elect Joe Biden nominated former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to reprise his previous role as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture on Thursday. Biden announced the nomination along...

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