In Dishonest Campaign Pitch, Pate Says His Voter ID Law Made “George Soros Howl”

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate is running for re-election in 2018 and he’s making his successful push earlier this…

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Ames Pediatrician John Paschen Fourth Dem to Enter Primary to Face Steve King

SHARE Facebook Twitter John Paschen, an Ames pediatrician who’s well known locally, on Monday announced that he plans to enter…

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Climate Super-PAC Calls USDA Nominee Clovis a “Bush-League Rush Limbaugh Clone”

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

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Iowa Environmental Protection Commission Rejects Stronger CAFO Rules

Green Fire Productions/Flickr At its monthly meeting today, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ Environmental Protection Commission unanimously rejected a…

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Spencer Council Member Leann Jacobsen Joins Race Against Steve King

SHARE Facebook Twitter [embedded content] Leann Jacobsen, Spencer’s sole woman council member and a business owner who had been considering…

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Former Baseball Standout J.D. Scholten to Challenge Steve King in CD4

Scholten4Iowa J.D. Scholten, a paralegal and former baseball standout who recently returned to his home of Sioux City, has announced…

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Iowa State Econ Department Working to Finalize Koch Deal for Market Research Program

DonkeyHotey/Flickr Iowa State University’s economics department is working to finalize a multimillion-dollar funding agreement with the Charles Koch Foundation and…

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Russia-Tainted Ignoramus Sam Clovis Faces Opposition over USDA Science Post

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

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White WDM Couple Opening Hip Hop-Themed Cafe Serving Chicken and Waffles

Me So Hungry/Facebook A new hip hop-themed breakfast cafe set to open next month in West Des Moines is facing…

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Islamophobic Polk County Sheriff’s Deputy Fired, Says He’ll Appeal Decision

Dan Charleston, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputy who became the subject of an internal investigation earlier this month after…

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