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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

Edited by Lyle Muller and Marissa Payne In case you missed it: Though Trump’s turnout numbers were higher than Obama’s, recording exact turnout for Iowa caucuses has been difficult.  Turnout for Jimmy Carter in 1980 was higher than Trump’s 32,389 in 2020, though Carter faced a serious...

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. The state Board of Regents approved a University of Iowa $1.1 billion public/private partnership to maintain and operate its utility system for power, he...

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. A few days before Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., announced the end of his White House bid, he encouraged Iowans with whom he was campaigning to disregard polling...

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...