Majority makers: 15 districts that will determine control of the Iowa House

Josh Hughes is a Drake University undergraduate and vice president of the I-35 school board. -promoted by desmoinesdem There’s no…

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Fewer last-minute retirements from Iowa legislature in 2018

Fewer Iowa legislators kept their retirement plans secret until the closing days of this year’s filing period. As a result,…

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Fewer last-minute retirements from Iowa legislature in 2018

Fewer Iowa legislators kept their retirement plans secret until the closing days of this year’s filing period. As a result,…

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Michael Boal is Chris Hagenow’s chosen successor in Iowa House district 43

Iowa House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow confirmed today what has been widely rumored for weeks: he will seek a sixth…

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Chris Hagenow won’t rule out fleeing to safe Republican House seat

The worst-kept secret in Iowa politics is that House Majority Leader Chris Hagenow will soon move to Dallas County so…

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Fourteen Iowa House Democrats who seem content to stay in minority forever

Iowa Democrats are in a deep hole, controlling only 20 of the 50 seats in the state Senate and 41…

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Five takeaways from the Iowa legislature’s opening day in 2018

The Iowa House and Senate convened Monday with the usual big promises and platitudes about working together to build a…

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Iowa set to keep four Congressional districts until at least 2030

The state of Iowa is not at risk of losing a seat in the U.S. House after the 2020 census,…

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More questions emerge about Iowa Republican couple’s political donations

Kim Schmett and Connie Schmett have filed additional paperwork with the U.S. Department of Justice to report political contributions since…

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Louisa Dykstra for Des Moines School Board

Republican policies on education funding and working conditions for teachers have inspired many newly-engaged Iowa activists to run in tomorrow’s…

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