Cindy Axne Promotes Universal Background Checks and Assault Weapons Ban

During a town hall in West Des Moines, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, called for universal background checks and reinstating the assault weapons ban to address shootings.

Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion Clears Iowa Senate Committee

The Iowa Senate State Government Committee passed an amendment to the Iowa Constitution that declares there is no constitutional right to abortion. by a 10 to 5 vote.

National Pro-Life Group Gives Ernst and King an A, Fails Finkenauer, Loebsack, and Axne

SBA List gave Joni Ernst, Steve King an ‘A’, and Abby Finkenauer, Dave Loebsack, and Cindy Axne an ‘F’ based key votes and actions taken during the 116th Congress.

Iowa’s U.S. Senate Money Race Heading Into 2020

In 2019, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, outraised all of her potential Democratic challengers and has more than twice the amount of money in the bank.

Tulsi Gabbard Sues Hillary Clinton Over Russia Comments

Tulsi Gabbard filed a defamation lawsuit against Hillary Clinton asking for damages for Clinton claiming Gabbard is a Russian asset.

Biden Rises, Buttigieg Declines in Iowa

Joe Biden has climbed in the last two polls taken of likely Democratic Iowa Caucus goers while Pete Buttigieg has dropped in the last three polls.

Taylor Accuses King and Feenstra of Debate Dodging

Jeremy Taylor accused Randy Feenstra and incumbent Steve King of dodging debates in Iowa 4th Congressional District’s Republican Primary.

WHO TV Offers Misleading Coverage About the Prolife Life Amendment Vote

WHO TV 13 offered a misleading headline and coverage over a constitutional amendment that states there is no right to abortion in Iowa’s Constitution.

Anna Blaedel’s Partisan Prayer Before the Iowa Senate

Shane Vander Hart: Anne Blaedel seemed more interested in flowery speech and a progressive agenda praying before the Iowa Senate than asking God for wisdom, guidance, and protection.

Iowa Senate Panel Approves Amendment Declaring No Right to Abortion

An Iowa Senate subcommittee advanced SJR 21 that would amend the Iowa Constitution to declare there is no constitutional right to abortion.

Iowan Reaction to Phase One China Trade Deal

President Donald Trump signed the first phase of a new trade deal with China, cautious optimism marked most of the reaction from Iowa’s elected officials.

Reynolds Addresses Tax Cuts, Life Amendment in 3rd Condition of State Address

In her address, Gov. Kim Reynolds made several proposals including income tax cuts, funding the state’s mental health system, and passing the Life Amendment.

Buttigieg Discusses Faith, Interrupted by Protesters At Des Moines Rally

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg attracted 750 Iowans to a town hall event in Des Moines, three weeks out from the Iowa Caucus.

Cory Booker Suspends His Presidential Campaign

U.S. Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., announced he would suspend his presidential campaign cutting the Democratic presidential candidate field down to 12.

Wiggins to Retire from the Iowa Supreme Court

Acting Chief Justice David Wiggins announced his retirement from the Iowa Supreme Court effective March 13, 2020.

Iran Shoots Down Airliner, Buttigieg Suggests Trump Shares Blame

Iran shoots down a Ukrainian airliner shortly after its missile attack on U.S. targets and Pete Buttigieg suggests President Trump shares the blame.