State Rep. Scott Ourth Arrested for OWI

State Rep. Scott Ourth, D-Ackworth, was arrested for OWI in Cherokee, Iowa, and blew more than twice the legal limit on a breathalyzer test.

Young Announces $329K Haul in 3rd Quarter in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District Race

David Young, candidate for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, announced he raised $329,000 in the 3rd Quarter, and has over $564,000 cash on hand.

What Is With This Headline?

Why did the Des Moines Register offer the headline, “Pat Grassley to head rural House leaders,” in their print edition? What were they communicating?

The Trajectory of Pat Grassley

Shane Vander Hart: State Rep. Pat Grassley of New Hartford was tapped to be Iowa’s next Speaker of House, but could this set up a run for higher office?

Poll: Steve King Enjoys Large Lead in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District GOP Primary

U.S. Rep. Steve King enjoys a 44 point lead over his rivals in the Iowa 4th Congressional District’s GOP primary according to a new internal campaign poll.

Iowa House Republicans Elect New Leadership

Iowa House Republicans elect Pat Grassley as Speaker of the House, Matt Windschitl as majority leader, and John Wills as Speaker Pro Tem.

Steve Reeder Is Fourth Republican to Challenge Steve King

Steve Reeder, a real estate developer from Arnolds Park, becomes the fourth Republican to challenge U.S. Rep. Steve King in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District.

Miller-Meeks Announces 4th Run in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District

State Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Ottumwa, announced that she will seek the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District.

Court Says University of Iowa Officers Personally Liable for Religious Discrimination

A federal court ruled that the University of Iowa and its officers violated the law when they kicked InterVarsity off campus for asking its leaders to be Christian.

Linda Upmeyer to Step Down as Iowa Speaker of the House

Iowa Speaker of the House Linda Upmeyer announced she will not run for re-election in 2020 and will step down as Speaker at the end of 2019.

Iowa Ends FY2019 With Surplus of $289 Million

Gov. Kim Reynolds announced that the state of Iowa will end Fiscal Year 2019 with a surplus of $289 Million in the state’s general fund.

What Does the New Trade Deal With Japan Mean for Iowa?

Chuck Grassley: The Japan trade deal will boost confidence and profits for Iowa farmers who are struggling with low commodity prices, poor weather, and retaliatory tariffs.

The Education Funding Debate in Iowa

Walt Rogers: Those who argue Iowa does not fully fund education need to decide whether additional spending is funded with tax hikes or budget cuts elsewhere.

Fall Out From The Des Moines Register’s Twitter Trolling

The Des Moines Register received a pile on from the right, the left, and local and national media for their Twitter trolling of Carson King.

Ernst, Grassley Respond to Pelosi’s Impeachment Announcement

U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley support the Senate’s inquiry into Ukraine whistleblower claims, but criticized the move toward impeaching Trump.