Axne, Finkenauer, and Loebsack Vote for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Democratic U.S. Reps. Cindy Axne, Abby Finkenauer, and Dave Loebsack of Iowa voted to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour.

Vander Plaats Endorses Randy Feenstra in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District

Bob Vander Plaats of The FAMiLY Leader offered his personal endorsement of State Senator Randy Feenstra in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District race.

Iowa’s U.S. Reps. Voted to Kill Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

U.S. Reps. Abby Finkenauer, Dave Loebsack, Cindy Axne, and Steve King voted in favor of a motion to table articles of impeachment against President Trump.

The Money Race in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District

State Senator Randy Feenstra leads the Republican money race in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District while U.S. Rep. Steve King sees his warchest dry up.

Jamaican​ Immigrant Challenges AOC

A Republican immigrant from Jamaica, Scherie Murray, announced she will challenge U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocascio-Cortez in New York’s 14th Congressional District.

Libertarians Threaten Legal Action Against Celsi For Blocking Members on Twitter

The Libertarian Party of Iowa threatened legal action against State Sen. Claire Celsi of West Des Moines after she blocked several of their members on Twitter.

Planned Parenthood Head Canned For Not Pushing Abortion Enough

Dr. Leana Wen was forced out as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of America and Planned Parenthood Action after being at the helm only eight months.

Des Moines City Council Tables Gun Control Measures

The Des Moines City Council unanimously agreed to table a measure that would restrict high-capacity magazines and trigger activators if passed.

Nunn Passes on Iowa 3rd Congressional District Run

State Senator Zach Nunn, R-Bondurant, announced he will not seek the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District.

Miller-Meeks Positions Herself to Run in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District

State Senator Mariannette Miller-Meeks resigned from the Iowa GOP State Central Committee to consider a fourth run in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District.

Report: Trump Asked Iowa GOP Chair to Disavow Iowa Caucus Results (Updated)

The New York Times reports Tim Alberta writes in his new book that Donald Trump asked Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann to disavow the 2016 Iowa Caucus results.

An Iowa Jury Made A Decision That Puts Our Liberty at Risk

A jury found that former Governor Terry Branstad discriminated against Chris Godfrey based nothing but evidence of his political positions and affliations.

Contested Primaries Are Good for Political Parties and Voters

Shane Vander Hart: Contested primaries are good for voters, political parties, and candidates. The lack of contested primaries dampened voter energy for Iowa Republicans in 2018.

Republican Poll Shows Cindy Axne Trails by Six Points

A poll commissioned by the NRCC found that incumbent Cindy Axne trails a named candidate who is likely David Young in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race.

Iowa Conservative Christians Discuss “Principles Over Politics”

Ben Sasse, James Lankford, Tim Scott, Joni Ernst, Kim Reynolds, Mike Lindell, Steve Deace, and Brad Stein speak to approximately 600 at the Family Leadership Summit.

Partisan Hackery from the Iowa Senate Democrats

Iowa Senate Democrats engaged in partisan hackery this week by calling the Iowa Senate Republicans up for re-election in 2020 “The Shady Bunch.”