The case for each Democrat running for Congress in IA-03

With less than three weeks remaining before the June 5 primary, many Democrats (including myself) are still undecided in the…

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A reasoned take on the Iran Deal and Senator Ernst’s failure to lead

Ben Cobley is a Senior Digital Strategist at GPS Impact in Des Moines. He studied international relations at the University…

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Weekly News Roundup: Prominent Conservatives Criticize Ames Library Drag Workshop

Ames Public Library/Facebook The Ames Public Library recently announced plans for a four-day youth workshop in July and August called…

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Rod Blum urged Trump to consult Congress on Syria action

Republican Representative Rod Blum (IA-01) was the only Iowan among 88 U.S. House members who “strongly” urged President Donald Trump…

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Scumbag Grassley — April 11, 2018

Sam Locke Ward is an artist and lifelong Iowan. As a cartoonist and musician he has a created a fairly…

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Weekly News Roundup: Reynolds, Set to Sign Anti-Immigrant Bill, Backs Up Trump on Border Troops

Iowa Public Radio Images/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. During an event Friday…

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Weekly News Roundup: Grassley Employee Has Sought to Undermine Trump-Russia Probe, History of Extreme Blog Posts

iprimages/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. ProPublica published a lengthy report last week…

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Cedar Rapids’ KGAN Among Sinclair-Owned TV Stations Spreading Pro-Trump, Media-Bashing Propaganda

Screenshot via Deadspin On March 7, CNN’s Brian Stelter reported that the right-wing Sinclair Broadcast Group was forcing anchors at…

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Weekly News Roundup: Trump Tariffs Worry Iowa Pork Producers in Wake of China Backlash

mitchell haindfield/Flickr The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. President Trump’s recent announcement that he…

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Weekly News Roundup: Ivanka Trump Comes to Iowa, Senate GOP Reshuffles After Dix Affair

Michael Vadon/Wikimedia Commons The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI community radio. According to the office of…

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