ISU Presidential Finalist Whittaker’s Diversity-Heavy Pitch Overshadowed by News of Ag Dean as Fellow Contender

Dale Whittaker. Image: Image: YouTube livestream screenshot University of Central Florida provost Dale Whittaker, the third of four finalists to…

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ISU Students Quiz Presidential Finalist Whitten on Controversies Under Leath

Pamela Whitten. Image: Image: YouTube livestream screenshot On Tuesday at Memorial Union during the second of four open forums for…

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Ernst Tells NFL Protesters to Go to Conflict Zones to Witness Real Injustice, Ethnic Cleansing

screenshot/WHOtv On Monday, Channel 13 News asked Republican Sen. Joni Ernst to respond to Vice President Mike Pence’s $200,000 publicity…

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Ramaswamy: ISU “Should Not Shy Away from Controversial Topics” in Agriculture

Sonny Ramaswamy. Image: YouTube livestream screenshot At the first of four open forums scheduled this week at Iowa State University’s…

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Alec Baldwin, Donald Trump Jr. to Visit Iowa

SHARE Facebook Twitter Iowa Democratic Party/Facebook Donald Trump Jr. and the actor Alec Baldwin, who’s most recently known for portraying…

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Criminal Justice Reform Advocate Compares Kim Reynolds to MLK Jr., JFK

IowaPolitics.com/Flickr A fawning column published last Tuesday in the Des Moines Register by the director of a national criminal justice…

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Weekly News Roundup: Steve King’s Family Staffers, ISU Presidential Search Nears Its End

Gage Skidmore/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. Report: Steve King employed family members…

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Report: Trump Personally Intervened to Sabotage Obamacare in Iowa

Matt A.J./Flickr President Trump called a federal Obamacare director in August to tell her to reject an application from Iowa…

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NRA-Backed Iowa Congress Members Offer Thoughts and Prayers to Las Vegas Victims

Gage Skidmore/Flickr The five GOP members of Iowa’s congressional delegation have consistently opposed Democratic proposals to strengthen regulations against guns…

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Weekly News Roundup: GOPers Criticize Anthem Protests, Pate Often Missed Key Meetings, Fitzgerald Questions Budget Fix Plan

Keith Allison/Wikimedia Commons Iowa Republicans, Kirk Ferentz criticize National Anthem protests In response to President Trump’s recent comments that NFL…

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