by Scott Keyes & Adam Peck 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.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on May 8, 2014
The Republican frontrunner to replace Rep. Tom Latham's seat in Congress thinks birth control coverage is just as outrageous as forcing Jews or African Americans to serve hate groups.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 1, 2014
Marc Jacobs, one of the GOP's candidates for Iowa's Senate seat, has an unusual idea for lowering government debt: sell off publicly-owned mineral rights.
by Aviva Shen Posted on April 29, 2014
Three out of four Senate candidates in Iowa swear they will block any federal judge who does not adhere to Biblical law.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on April 9, 2014
Sam Clovis, a Republican candidate for Senate, thinks the reason President Obama has not faced serious impeachment threats from the House of Representatives is because he is the nation's first black president.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 14, 2014
After years of work to get back on her feet, weak minimum wage laws are the only thing impeding Alicia McCrary's drive for self-sufficiency.