Weekend thread: Trump sabotaging health insurance markets, signups

President Donald Trump promised in January to replace the Affordable Care Act with a plan to provide “insurance for everybody”…

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IA-01, IA-03: Polls find Blum and Young below 50 percent

Republican Representatives Rod Blum and David Young have approval ratings below 40 percent and re-elect numbers below 50 percent, according…

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Keep up with threats to Iowa’s public pension funds

Republican lawmakers are considering big changes to the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS). The Reason Foundation, a libertarian think…

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Rod Blum votes against hurricane, wildfire relief funding

Representative Rod Blum (IA-01) was among 69 Republicans in the U.S. House who voted against a disaster relief bill today.…

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Chance to weigh in on new Iowa voter ID, registration rules

Iowans have a chance this Monday to weigh in on rules that will make it harder for some citizens to…

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Groups challenge Iowa’s “ag gag” law in federal court

Two years ago, a federal court in Idaho ruled that state’s “Ag Gag” law unconstitutional, saying the ban on “interference…

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Help find Iowa’s best development projects

News coverage of economic development in Iowa tends to focus on large, heavily subsidized new construction, such as the Prestage…

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Alec Baldwin lending a hand to Iowa Democrats

Iowa will be an early destination for Alec Baldwin as he tries to boost Democratic prospects in next year’s midterm…

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Great work, Iowa Republicans

After nearly the entire Iowa GOP establishment had been sucking up to him for more than a year, President Donald…

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Rest in peace, Scott Galindez

“Private insurance has failed me all of my life,” wrote Scott Galindez in his final commentary, a passionate call for…

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