Clay Masters appears in the following:
Friday, December 09, 2022
The DNC has taken its first steps to make drastic changes to the primary calendar. But Republicans want to keep things exactly as they are and that means a lot of attention on Iowa.
Thursday, December 08, 2022
As the DNC publicly debates the future of its presidential primary cycle, Republicans settle into the status quo, leading with the Iowa Caucuses.
Friday, December 02, 2022
Iowa has long been the first state to nominate Democrats to the White House, but President Biden wants to change that. He has proposed elevating South Carolina to the first spot.
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Iowa's caucuses are the first nominating contest in presidential politics. The red state is fighting to keep its place as the Democratic National Committee prioritizes diverse and competitive states.
Thursday, October 27, 2022
Many Iowans cannot remember a time when Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley did not represent them in Washington. But as he seeks an eighth term, he faces his toughest race yet.
Monday, August 15, 2022
The wind energy industry faces new challenges over the infrastructure to transport that energy to more populated cities and local landowners who don't want the turbines cluttering up their landscapes.
Tuesday, June 07, 2022
Former U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer is facing a tougher-than-expected Democratic U.S. Senate primary in a state that has become more of a GOP stronghold in the last decade.
Friday, April 01, 2022
The carbon capture pipelines have been proposed through five Midwest states, but activists say proponents' claims of helping the ethanol industry and curbing climate change are wrong.
Thursday, February 03, 2022
On Feb. 3, 2020, an app meant to streamline the process for Iowa Democrats' presidential contest failed. That added to longstanding criticisms of the caucuses and Iowa's place on the calendar.
Saturday, November 20, 2021
The largest water utility in Iowa is sounding alarms that it won't be able to keep up with cleaning the water for more than 600,000 customers as extreme weather swings become more common.
Saturday, October 09, 2021
Former President Donald Trump, who is teasing another run, is holding a large rally at the Iowa State Fairgrounds Saturday night.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
The New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox are playing the first Major League Baseball game in Iowa on Thursday — in the small town of Dyersville, where the 1989 movie Field of Dreams was shot.
Tuesday, June 08, 2021
Public health experts in Iowa are concerned that officials might be moving too fast to reopen the state with big events since demand for COVID-19 vaccinations has weakened.
Monday, March 08, 2021
The trial started Monday for the Des Moines Register reporter, Andrea Sahouri, who was arrested while covering a protest after George Floyd's death even though she identified herself as media.
Friday, February 05, 2021
Iowa's governor is ordering K-12 schools offer students 100% in-person learning. But Iowa doesn't have a mask mandate, all teachers and staff aren't vaccinated and social distancing is a challenge.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Iowa's decades-long lock on the nominating process has been under threat since last year's disastrous caucus, when results were delayed for days in part because of a faulty smartphone app.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Members of the DNC have their first meeting of the Biden era on Thursday. They will consider whether Iowa should keep its place at the front of the presidential nominating process.
Monday, January 04, 2021
The pandemic has affected many musicians' lives. While they've been forced off busy touring schedules and out of concert halls, some have completed projects for which they needed some extra time.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
President Trump returns to Iowa on Wednesday — a state he won comfortably in 2016 but is suddenly competitive amid the coronavirus pandemic and a struggling farm sector.
Sunday, September 13, 2020
The race for Joni Ernst's seat could help determine control of the Senate. At a recent campaign event, the GOP lawmaker echoed a debunked conspiracy theory about the pandemic's death toll.