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Guest opinion: Why do Iowans re-elect fiscally irresponsible U.S. representatives and senators?

Guest opinion: Why do Iowans re-elect fiscally irresponsible U.S. representatives and senators?

May 12, 2016

America’s current federal debt exceeds $19.1 trillion (www.us-debt-clock.org). To get rid of this debt, which is owned by you and me, each person in the USA must pony up $60,000. President Obama and...

Point/Counterpoint: Should Congress allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia?

Point/Counterpoint: Should Congress allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia?

April 21, 2016

Congress is considering bipartisan legislation that would allow the families of Americans killed in terrorist attacks in the U.S. to sue anyone or any entity involved, even foreign governments. If Saudi...

Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, speaks to The Daily Iowan inside his office at the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 12, 2015. (The Daily Iowan/Rebecca Morin)

Young faces re-election calmly

Mitch McAndrew, [email protected] March 31, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, is only in his first term as an elected official, but he is no stranger to Washington, which could stand to hurt him in his upcoming re-election attempt. The...

Guest opinion: Divided Capitol must become bipartisan

Guest opinion: Divided Capitol must become bipartisan

March 11, 2016

“What we used to call gridlock in Washington, D.C., has calcified into dysfunction. Compromise and cooperation, bipartisanship and problem solving are almost nonexistent. Even civility is in short supply.” —...

Desmund Adams launches 3rd District bid for Congress

Desmund Adams launches 3rd District bid for Congress

Quentin Misiag, [email protected] March 1, 2016

President Obama may be unable to seek a third-term in the White House, but that isn’t deterring Desmund Adam’s from channeling the Illinois lawmaker’s famous campaign strategy of luring young people...

Editorial: Should the nomination process for Supreme Court justices be changed?

Editorial: Should the nomination process for Supreme Court justices be changed?

February 16, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead on Feb. 13 at a ranch in West Texas, where he was a guest. Scalia, 79, was a prominent conservative member of the court, and was well-known for his tendency...

FILE - In this Oct., 15, 2006 file photo, Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia speaks at the ACLU Membership Conference in Washington. On Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, the U.S. Marshals Service confirmed that Scalia has died at the age of 79. (AP Photo/Chris Greenberg, File)

Dugan: Supreme Court nominations, Congressional tantrums

February 16, 2016

Jack Dugan [email protected] On Feb. 13, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died at the age of 79 after suffering a heart attack on vacation at a Texas resort. He was nominated by...

Studer: Support bill preventing warrantless searches

Studer: Support bill preventing warrantless searches

February 12, 2016

Samuel Studer [email protected] A bill in Congress that would require police to get a warrant before they are able to get emails and other information that Americans have on the web was filed this...

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