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Iowa leads the nation in overall high-school graduation rates, lags behind in minority graduation rates

Iowa leads the nation in overall high-school graduation rates, lags behind in minority graduation rates

Katie Ann McCarver, News Editor

May 29, 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 time is short: Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds says Iowa has the highest high-school graduation rate in t...

Theresa Greenfield’s no-corporate-PAC pledge needs some explanation

Theresa Greenfield’s no-corporate-PAC pledge needs some explanation

Caleb McCullough, Summer Editor

May 28, 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 time is short: Theresa Greenfield says she has not taken money from corporate political action c...

Farm income was up going into planting season, but not as high as president says

Farm income was up going into planting season, but not as high as president says

Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor

May 22, 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 Marissa Payne  If your time is short: President Trump claimed at a Jan. 30 Iowa campaign rally that net farm incom...

Did Sen. Ernst flip her position on health care funding?

Did Sen. Ernst flip her position on health care funding?

Sarah Watson, Managing Editor

May 20, 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 Marissa Payne If your time is short:  Democrats and Republicans were at loggerheads in April over whether to sandwich...

Young people are less at risk of dying from COVID-19, but not immune

Young people are less at risk of dying from COVID-19, but not immune

Rylee Wilson, Politics Reporter

May 12, 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 Marissa Payne If your time is short:  State Rep. Jeff Shipley wrote that young people have a higher risk of dying fro...

Iowa had a strong job market and low unemployment before coronavirus

Iowa had a strong job market and low unemployment before coronavirus

Caleb McCullough, Assistant Politics Editor

April 15, 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 Marissa Payne In case you missed it: Unemployment in Iowa has seen historical lows since 2017, and in February Iowa r...

Trump beat Obama’s Iowa caucus turnout, but turnout record claim needs explaining

Trump beat Obama’s Iowa caucus turnout, but turnout record claim needs explaining

Rylee Wilson, Politics Reporter

March 24, 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 Marissa Payne In case you missed it: Though Trump’s turnout numbers were higher than Obama’s, recording exact tur...

Did Ohio maintain state funding for OSU after a public/private partnership similar to UI’s?

Did Ohio maintain state funding for OSU after a public/private partnership similar to UI's?

Kelsey Harrell, News Reporter

February 27, 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 Marissa Payne The state Board of Regents approved a University of Iowa $1.1 billion public/private partnership to maintai...

Polling high doesn’t mean clear White House path

Polling high doesn’t mean clear White House path

Brooklyn Draisey, Managing Editor

February 6, 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 Marissa Payne A few days before Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., announced the end of his White House bid, he encouraged Iowans w...

Yes, major green groups opposed new USMCA trade deal

Yes, major green groups opposed new USMCA trade deal

Rylee Wilson, Politics Reporter

January 22, 2020

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan's Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Speaker’s name: Bernie Sanders Statement: “The Machinists Union does not (support the USMCA trade deal). And every environmental organization in th...