Politics

  • Ernst speaks out against food labeling

    - Mar 2, 2016
    Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, supports a bipartisan bill that will create a national solution and pre-empts state level efforts that mandate the labeling of food products that have genetically modified organisms. The bill, introduced by Agriculture,...
  • Long live the King (probably)

    - Feb 24, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew  |  mmcandrew@uiowa.edu They say a king is only as powerful as his fortress. If that’s true, then few are seen as more powerful than ultra-conservative Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. Fortified with the conservatism...
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    - Feb 24, 2016
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  • Grassley draws fire on court decision

    - Feb 24, 2016
    Senate turns into slugfest as members fight over holding Supreme Court hearings. By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu U.S. Senate Democrats tossed barbs at Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and his fellow Republicans on Tuesday for their unprecedented decision...
  • Jeb ends exclamation point

    - Feb 22, 2016
    By Rebecca Morin rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu The possibility of a third Bush in the White House came to an end on the evening of Feb.  20. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ended his 2016 presidential campaign following preliminary...
  • Grassley mum on Supreme Court nominee hearing


    - Feb 17, 2016
    By Rebecca Morin rebecca-morin@uiowa.edu When it comes to filling the open Supreme Court justice seat, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has yet to say whether he will hold a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for a nominee submitted...
  • Grassley backs high-court delay

    - Feb 15, 2016
    By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Saturday night that he wants to delay filling the vacancy left by Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. Scalia,...
  • Etched in Granite: Trump, Sanders

    - Feb 10, 2016
    By Matthew Jack   |  matthew-jack@uiowa.edu Following pre-primary poll predictions, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and business mogul Donald Trump swept New Hampshire and cemented their first wins of the primary season. Their victories both came after...
  • Ernst closed-mouth about GOP race

    - Feb 8, 2016
    By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu The Iowa Republican caucuses may be over, but Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst keeps her candidate of choice private. “I won’t be endorsing, whomever our nominee is, I want to make sure I’m...
  • Caucuses come with glitches

    - Feb 3, 2016
    Historically close caucus produces a few headaches as Sanders campaign requests to verify results. By Brent Griffiths brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu Long lines, long waits, and yes, a few coin flips all occurred on Monday night as Hillary Clinton...

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