by Jeff Spross Posted on July 30, 2014
Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 29, 2014
Ernst has argued against any federal minimum wage, claiming, "Every state has a different economy, different cost of living. I don’t believe that’s the role of the federal government."
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 24, 2014
Iowa's GOP governor is "giving in" to utilities according to his Democratic rival, following the truly byzantine death of a federal solar grant.
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by Katie Valentine Posted on July 15, 2014
The 1,100-mile-long Bakken Pipeline would carry 320,000 barrels of crude oil per day.
by Adam Peck Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
Joni Ernst likened President Obama to a dictator in a video that surfaced on Tuesday.
by Adam Peck, Scott Keyes Posted on July 1, 2014 Updated: July 1, 2014
Only two states -- Iowa and Mississippi -- have never elected a woman to Congress or as governor. That could change this year.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 24, 2014
Parts of Iowa have just been inundated with two months of rainfall in one week, an impact of climate change that many scientists have connected to the rise in global temperatures.
by Zack Ford Posted on June 13, 2014 Updated: June 13, 2014
Iowa's highest court has ruled that a man cannot be convicted of knowingly exposing a person to HIV if there was no risk of transmission.
by Scott Keyes Posted on June 3, 2014
Brad Zaun (R) is hoping to win Iowa's 3rd congressional district by denigrating undocumented schoolchildren.
by Josh Israel Posted on May 9, 2014
Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz's (R) two year, $250,000 investigation found no voter fraud that would have been prevented by his proposed voter ID requirement.