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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...

Deidre DeJear puts public education as top priority at campaign event

Deidre DeJear puts public education as top priority at campaign event

Meg Doster, News Editor July 14, 2022

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Deidre DeJear puts Iowa’s public education as her top priority, as Iowa ranks no. 43 on the national list. DeJear said Iowa has fallen in ranking because of...

Executive Director of the Emma Goldman Clinic Francine Thompson speaks during “Bans Off Our Bodies Day of Action for Abortion Rights,” a nationwide day of protests, on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Thompson encouraged supporters to keep fighting because she said the fight is not over yet.

Reproductive health care clinics continue to provide services post-Roe

Liam Halawith, News Reporter July 7, 2022

Reproductive health care clinics like the Emma Goldman Clinic and Planned Parenthood continue to provide reproductive health care to Iowans as lawmakers look to restrict abortion access in Iowa. With...

The outside of Iowa’s Supreme Court and the Iowa Judicial Branch Building is seen on Friday, June 24, 2022.

Iowa Supreme Court denies Reynolds’ request to rehear abortion case

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor July 5, 2022

The Iowa Supreme Court denied Gov. Kim Reynolds’ request to rehear an abortion case involving a 24-hour wait period. The Iowa Supreme Court decided in June that the right to get an abortion is not...

Natalie Sherman yells a chant during an abortion-rights protest in Des Moines following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe V. Wade on Friday, June 24, 2022. Protesters marched from Central Academy’s campus to Gov. Kim Reynolds mansion on Terrace Hill.

Protesters gather in Des Moines in response to Supreme Court decision

Sam Knupp, Managing Editor June 24, 2022

A diverse crowd of couples, friends, and families gathered at Central Academy in Des Moines to protest the overturning of Roe v. Wade on Friday. Chants of “My body, my choice” and “F***Kim Reynolds”...

The United States Supreme Court Building is seen on Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Iowa politicians respond to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

Emily Delgado, Politics Reporter June 24, 2022

The United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade with a 6-3 vote, stating that access to abortion is not protected by the Constitution. This decision will remove the federal right to receive...

Iowa House Minority Leader Jennifer Konfrst, D-Windsor Heights, responds to reporters at a press conference at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

Iowa Democratic leaders defend Iowa’s first in the nation caucus

Emily Delgado, News Reporter June 23, 2022

Iowa Democratic leaders defended the Iowa Caucus’ place in the early window of the presidential nomination process. The leaders pitched a plan to make the Iowa caucus system simpler at the Democratic...

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...

Outside Iowas Supreme Court and the Iowa Judicial Branch Building on Monday, April 22, 2019, in Des Moines.

Iowa Supreme Court says abortion not protected by state constitution

Grace Smith, Managing Editor June 17, 2022

The Iowa Supreme Court decided protection of abortion is no longer guaranteed as a state constitutional right after overruling a 2018 decision allowing the protection of abortion on Friday.  The overruling...

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,...

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