Weekly News Roundup: Former Kansas Medicaid Director Comes to Iowa, Iowan Resigns from Homeland Security Post

Former Kansas Medicaid director Mike Randol. Photo: Health Management Associates The Informer’s weekly news roundup, presented in partnership with KHOI…

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Stop using professed respect for Jews as cover for racism and Islamophobia

Prominent Iowa Republican Jamie Johnson resigned yesterday as leader of the Department of Homeland Security’s Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood…

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Eddie Mauro makes seven Democrats running for Congress in IA-03

Eddie Mauro made it official today: he is a candidate for Congress in Iowa’s third district. I enclose below his…

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Grassley-Approved Judge Rated Unqualified by ABA Failed to Disclose Conflict of Interest

iprimages/Flickr Last Thursday, Chuck Grassley, who heads the Senate’s Judiciary Committee, voted to approve Brett Talley, a 36-year-old deputy assistant…

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How Iowa could have lost three Supreme Court justices in 2016

Remember how awful you felt on November 9, 2016, as you started to grasp what we were up against following…

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Meet Victoria Toensing, Sam Clovis’ Attorney in the Mueller Russia Investigation

Screenshot/YouTube Sam Clovis is out of the running for the US Department of Agriculture’s top scientist position he was deeply…

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Clovis to stay at USDA, avoid testifying under oath

Earlier this week, I was surprised when key U.S. Senate Republicans indicated the confirmation process for Sam Clovis would move…

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Clovis Withdraws from USDA Post Consideration over Ties to Russia Probe

Sam Clovis speaking at a rally for Donald Trump at Iowa State University in January 2016. Photo: Alex Hanson/Flickr Sam…

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Someone is polling Iowans about impeachment; read the questions here

Last night I was a respondent for an eight-minute telephone poll about whether President Donald Trump should be impeached and…

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“Liberals Are Unhinged” Gov Bemoans Lack of Civil Discourse, Makes Steve King Campaign Co-Chair

idaveprice/Twitter In a move that looks like it came straight out of the Story County GOP’s playbook, Republican Gov. Kim…

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