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Republicans' last tilt at ObamaCare.

There are any number of things Republicans in Congress could be doing with the last golden days of summer. They could be eating what remains of the Iowa sweet corn and grilling brats. They could be taking in ballgames or enjoying drinks outdoors before the fell winds of autumn descend. Ted Cruz and Lindsey Graham could bond ...

- The Week - US

Visual Storytelling at University of Iowa with Sean Gallagher.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:00AMIowa City, IAUnited StatesSean Gallagher, Ann PetersPhotojournalist examines climate change, pollution and public health through his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting. 

- Pulitzer Center - US

Iowa in the Heart of China.

Kyle Munson, Kelsey KremerAt the center of the relationship between the world's two main superpowers are a small agricultural state and its governor-turned-ambassador. The stakes never have been higher for these "old friends."

- Pulitzer Center - US

How a Midwestern City Bounced Back From Its Own Harvey.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, faced all the challenges of a former U.S. manufacturing hub,and then the Cedar River flooded, providing a once-in-a-lifetime chance for the city to reinvent.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Trump Voters In Iowa Pledge Not To Waiver Their Support For The President.

Many conservatives are frustrated Trump appeared to make a deal with Democrats over immigration. At a GOP event in Iowa, the party faithful were willing to give the president the benefit of the doubt.

- NPR - US

In a growing trend, some local and state agencies are suing those who request public records, shifting the burden of some legal costs to the requesters .

Ryan J. Foley / Associated Press: In a growing trend, some local and state agencies are suing those who request public records, shifting the burden of some legal costs to the requesters  — 789a10f64ac4  —  Link copied!  —  IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Oregon ...

- Mediagazer - US

California lawmakers green light early primary in 2020.

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill early Saturday that would move the state's 2020 primary election up three months to March, bidding to exert greater influence on the next presidential nominating contest.If signed into law by Brown, the early primary could dramatically alter the shape of the ...


Rep. Steve King On DACA And Immigration.

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa about President Trump's recent conversations about DACA.

- NPR - US

Grassley Considers Giving Subpoenas To Manafort, FBI Officials Close To Comey.

WASHINGTON — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley is considering issuing subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman and two FBI officials close to fired director James Comey as part of the panel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections. It would be the second time ...

- TPM News - US

Nearly 400 Iowa Guard members heading overseas.

Officials say nearly 400 Iowa Army National Guard soldiers are being mobilized for duty overseas.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Democrats have bounced back in districts that swung hard to Trump—and almost everywhere else, too.

There has been considerable consternation and many pixels spilled about the regions of the country where the Democratic margin in the 2016 presidential election fell sharply compared to 2012, including the entire states of Iowa and Ohio. Was this the beginning of a permanent realignment? Was it a new baseline? Or would ...

- Daily Kos - US

Ivanka Trump Is a failure at the White House , so Democrats are stepping in to save her child care plan

As she stood dutifully by her father's side on his march toward the White House, Ivanka Trump was apparently insistent that he embrace an affordable child care plan. Daddy, daddy, we have to do this,' Donald Trump recalled his eldest daughter telling him at a September 2016 rally in Iowa. But, exac...

- The Raw Story - US

Judge asked to dismiss case against 'Bachelor' Chris Soules

Soules is accused of leaving the scene of a fatal accident near his hometown of Aurora, Iowa in April.        


The top 22 state fairs in the US, ranked

Facebook / Iowa State Fair Is there a more quintessentially American pastime than eating something fried on a stick, ogling livestock, and taking a spin on a Ferris wheel? To honor America's favorite late-summer diversion, Foursquare helped us narrow down the best state fairs in the US. See which ones have the most ...

- Business Insider - US

Iowa Republicans are furious and confused over Trump's reported DACA deal

Shortly after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer dined with President Trump on Wednesday night, the Democratic leaders released a statement saying the group had "agreed to enshrine the protections of DACA into law quickly." Pelosi and Schumer said the deal would exchange amnesty for ...

- The Week - US

Sinclair Broadcast renews CBS affiliation

Sinclair Broadcast Group has announced a multi-year deal to renew three TV station affiliation agreements with CBS Corp.The agreements with Sinclair-owned stations in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Harlingen, Texas; and Portland, Maine, were set to expire at the end of next year. CBS also renewed its affiliation...

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Iowa students disciplined after wearing hoods, burning cross

- Education Week - US

An Iowa DACA recipient may get deported over $10 worth of pot

As Kelly Macias wrote this past June, the criminalization of marijuana sends more black and brown folks to prison and for longer, harsher sentences than it does white people … regardless of the fact that both blacks and whites use the drug at equal rates.' In Iowa, this racist war on drugs—one that Jefferson ...

- Daily Kos - US