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Saturday, March 19, 2016
A new challenger plans to put Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley's opposition to holding Supreme Court nomination hearings at the center of her campaign.
Saturday, February 06, 2016
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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
It started out as a place where musicians could take a break from the tedium of the road to record a few songs and post them online for fans. Over the course of a decade, Daytrotter has become home to an archive of thousands of recordings from such ...
Saturday, December 12, 2015
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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
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is stepping up his game in Iowa.
The first term Texas senator has picked up influential endorsements there and is drawing bigger crowds.
At the stage of the race when many caucus-goers are still deciding who to support in the first in the nation presidential ...
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
A herd of Republican presidential candidates spent some time in Iowa farm country this weekend. They were there for a fundraiser called Roast and Ride, a motorcycle ride and barbecue organized by Republican Sen. Joni Ernst.
Ernst, a political newcomer, is making herself a force in presidential politics.
On Saturday ...
Saturday, June 06, 2015
Every four years, politicians and the reporters who cover them spend months in Iowa wooing voters ahead of the February caucuses. There's inevitably a lot of photo ops with grain silos and corn fields in the background, not to mention interviews with weathered farmers who are supposed to stand in ...
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
Pieta Brown's parents split up when she was 2 years old, and she spent her childhood traveling between them in the Midwest and the South. But even when she was apart from her father — the much-loved folk singer Greg Brown — they would find ways ...
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.