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Rep. Miller-Meeks claims Democrats bill would allow abortion up until birth

Rep. Miller-Meeks claims Democrats’ bill would allow abortion up until birth

Nina Baker and Lyle Muller August 1, 2022

If your time is short: Congressional Republicans overwhelmingly oppose Democratic efforts to pass a law guaranteeing a woman’s right to an abortion.  Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, told...

Zach Nunn falsely claims Cindy Axne sought to defund police

Zach Nunn falsely claims Cindy Axne sought to defund police

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor July 20, 2022

If your time is short: Iowa Republican congressional candidate Zach Nunn claimed in a Breitbart interview that his Democratic incumbent opponent, Cindy Axne, has sought to defund police by taking...

Fact Check | Blaming one legislator for accident ignores a lot

Fact Check | Blaming one legislator for accident ignores a lot

Lyle Muller June 17, 2022

It took just one week for the first attack ad to appear in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District campaign between incumbent U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne and state Sen. Zach Nunn, the Republican nominee challenging...

Fact Check | Hard to pin down growing cost of unused border materials

Fact Check | Hard to pin down growing cost of unused border materials

Nina Baker, PolitiFact Reporter June 16, 2022

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst said in a May newsletter that millions of Americans’ tax dollars are being spent on unused border wall materials at the U.S.-Mexico border. The total amount of money has...

Fact Check | Fewer Iowans working than when Gov. Reynolds took office

Fact Check | Fewer Iowans working than when Gov. Reynolds took office

Lyle Muller June 8, 2022

State Senate Minority Leader Zach Wahls, D-Coralville, marked the end of the 2022 Iowa legislative session last month reviewing a few items Democrats liked about the Republican-led Legislature’s efforts,...

Fact check | Private rescue total in campaign ad overshoots on number of Americans

Fact check | Private rescue total in campaign ad overshoots on number of Americans

Lyle Muller, PolitiFact Iowa Editor May 26, 2022

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:   A recent ad for...

Members of the House congregate in the House Chamber after the opening of the 2022 Legislative Session at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. Both the House and Senate Republican leaders said the priority of this session is to return tax funds and address workforce conditions. (Grace Smith/The Daily Iowan)

How bulletproof the Republican legislative agenda is in Iowa

Lyle Muller, PolitiFact Iowa Editor May 10, 2022

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. The Iowa Legislature’s 2022 session dragged into...

Fact check | Claiming that Chuck Grassley left Senate Finance Committee is wrong

Fact check | Claiming that Chuck Grassley left Senate Finance Committee is wrong

Lyle Muller, PolitiFact Iowa Editor May 6, 2022

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 Mike Franken, who is seeking...

President Joe Biden waves during his visit at the POET Bioprocessing ethanol plant in Menlo, Iowa, on Tuesday, April 12, 2022.

Fact Check | Checking claims in President Joe Biden’s visit to Iowa

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Joe Biden’s April 12 appearance in the small western...

Fact check | Iowas Student First voucher bill would benefit 2 percent of Iowa school children

Fact check | Iowa’s Student First voucher bill would benefit 2 percent of Iowa school children

Lauren White, Politics Reporter April 7, 2022

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 Gov. Kim Reynolds' proposed...

Fact Check | Ernst says gas prices are rising under Biden; they were going up under Trump, too

Fact Check | Ernst says gas prices are rising under Biden; they were going up under Trump, too

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Reporter March 30, 2022

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:  Data from the U.S. Energy...

Fact Check | California “bacon ban” applies to more than pork, aims to prevent animal cruelty

Fact Check | California “bacon ban” applies to more than pork, aims to prevent animal cruelty

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor March 11, 2022

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 U.S. Rep. Ashley Hinson,...

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