Clay Masters appears in the following:
Saturday, February 06, 2016
Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are pulling out the stops to mobilize supporters ahead of next month's Iowa caucuses. NPR catches up with some of those supporters.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
A three-story unused business college dormitory in Des Moines that can sleep 100 has been put to use as housing for dozens of campaign workers from across the country. A second dorm is being readied.
Sunday, January 03, 2016
As the studio turns a decade old, Daytrotter has moved out of its spot above a pizza joint to new digs in Davenport, Iowa. It's hosted sessions with Wilco, Glen Campbell, Naughty By Nature and more.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Donald Trump attacked fellow Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz at a rally in Iowa on Friday night.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Bob Vander Plaats, the president of the conservative Christian group the Family Leader, is throwing his support behind the Texas senator. Vander Plaats has previously backed Iowa caucus winners.
Tuesday, December 01, 2015
After months of looking at a number of Republican candidates, the state's evangelicals appear to be shifting toward Cruz.
Monday, November 30, 2015
Sen. Ted Cruz is stepping up his game in Iowa by going after the state's influential evangelical voters.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Candidates' waning interest in the corn fuel shows that Iowa's role in shaping policy debates may be declining.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
The hyperfocus on Iowa as the first presidential nominating contest has meant more money — and sometimes leaving allegiances behind — for consultants, who can make up to $10,000 a month.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Among heating lamps and sneeze guards, you could just meet the next president. Candidates love the chain because it's ubiquitous and cheap.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
The way one fifth of Iowa's residents get health care is about to change. The governor is putting Medicaid in the hands of private insurance companies, and 11 firms are vying for that business.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
Omaha built its musical reputation on acts like Bright Eyes and its label Saddle Creek Records. While some of its biggest names have moved to New York City and Chicago, a community still flourishes.
Sunday, June 07, 2015
Iowa's freshman Sen. Joni Ernst hosted a herd of potential Republican presidential candidates for her first-ever Roast and Ride event, asserting herself as a force in presidential politics.
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Each political season, Iowa attracts candidates and the hoardes of staff and media that follow them. But some wish campaigns would broaden their scope.
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
The state's largest water utility is suing county boards for polluting rivers the city uses for drinking water.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Obamacare provided billions in seed money to help establish insurance companies called co-ops. One of the biggest has now gone under, and its state overseer is telling clients to switch carriers.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
As a child, Brown had to connect with her folk singer dad, Greg Brown, from a distance. Now, as adults and peers, their musical lives are intertwined.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
National Park Service officials approved $3 million in illegal construction projects over a decade that damaged one of the nation's most sacred Indian burial sites in northeast Iowa.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Business is booming in North Dakota's Bakken Shale oilfields. Companies are working on pipeline proposals. One calls for a pipeline to be built from Iowa's northwest corner to its southeast corner.