Fight Hateful Speech With More Speech, Not Less

Kelvey Vander Hart: The key to fighting against hateful speech? More speech, not less.

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.

Grassley’s Money Laundering Bill Clears Judiciary Committee

The Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2019 (S.1883) sponsored by U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley passed 18 to 4.

Ernst: No More “Bogus Bonuses” for Federal Contractors

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst: “When hard-working Iowans set out on a task, they see to it that the job gets done. Federal contractors need to do the same.”

King: Lax Immigration Enforcement Put “Three in the Morgue in Des Moines”

U.S. Rep. Steve King: “There are thousands of graves across this countryside that are there because we didn’t enforce immigration law.”

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.

The Green New Deal: What It Means for Medicine

Dr. Jane Orient: The Green New Deal is not primarily about greening the planet or controlling the climate. It’s about socialism.

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.

Iowa Breaks Record for New Business Filings for 4th Year in a Row

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announced that Iowans set a record for most new business filings in a single year, for the fourth year in a row.