by Ian Millhiser Feb 1, 2016
Thanks to Iowa's caucus rules, thousands of Iowans will be unable to vote because they work for a living.
by Alejandro Davila Fragoso Jan 21, 2016
Streams that supply drinking water to a third of the country are still under federal protection, but challenges to the Clean Water Rule remain.
by Samantha Page Sep 18, 2015
47 Republican senators signed on to a resolution Thursday that "disapproves" of expanding clean water protections.
by Jeff Spross Oct 31, 2014
A little less than three weeks ago, over 180 Iowa scientists sent a clear message to their state's leaders: climate change is here, is impacting Iowans and needs to be taken seriously.
by Amelia Rosch Oct 23, 2014
The remarks come from an NRA event held just a little over a month after the movie theater shooting in Aurora, CO.
by Emily Atkin Oct 3, 2014
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday joined the growing ranks of politicians and political figures who actively oppose any policy to fight climate change, but also claim to not know the science of climate change.
by Ian Millhiser Oct 3, 2014
James Madison warned that, if Joni Ernst vision of the Constitution were ever accepted, it would "speedily put an end to the Union itself."
by Jeff Spross Sep 29, 2014
"I don’t know the science behind climate change," Ernst said, when pressed at a debate last night. "I can’t say one way or another what is the direct impact, whether it’s man-made or not."
by Jeff Spross Sep 15, 2014
An oil lobbyist said the goal was to boost Iowa's corn industry and thus help our Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), who's running against Republican Joni Ernst for the state's national Senate seat.
by Jeff Spross Aug 27, 2014
Ernst was one of several rising GOP politicians who attended a June 16 gathering in Dana Point, California, along with a collection of wealthy donors that the billionaire brothers have helped organize.