Axne Should Not Be Criticized for Not Politicizing a Tragedy

Shane Vander Hart: I am disappointed by the Republican Party of Iowa’s decision to turn a triple murder in Des Moines into a cudgel to attack Cindy Axne.

Narrowing the Digital Divide in Rural America

Chuck Grassley: All Americans ought to be able to share in the opportunity that advanced telecommunications and mobile technology can bring.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Feenstra Announces Over $400K Raised in 2019

State Sen. Randy Feenstra announced he raised over $400,000 for his campaign in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District race in 2019 with $337,000 cash on hand.

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.