Release of details on 139 unaccompanied, undocumented minors in Iowa exposes them to risk, Senator says.
And they’re off. By many measures — including that of
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron — the 2016 Iowa Republican presidential
caucuses, a political endurance test, started Saturday with a marathon
cattle call at Des Moines’ Hoyt Sherman Place as White House aspirants,
conservative thought-leaders and key national Republican figures spoke,
one by one, for about nine hours.
Dr. Andy McGuire, of Des Moines, president and chief operating officer
of Meridian Health Plan, on Saturday was elected chairwoman of the Iowa
Veteran Iowa cartoonist Brian Duffy — whose creative works readers digest regularly in this newspaper —
corporate control and an ethos of commercialism have largely watered
down American newspaper cartoons to the point where they offer only
glimmers of what his peers at a now high-profile French satirical
newspaper are producing.
Southeastern Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack will earn a distinction next week he’d prefer to reject.
Older Carroll voters continued a trend of swelling the polls for local
elections with the passage earlier this month of the Carroll Community
School District’s instructional support levy. However, with an
aggressive turnout effort aimed at parents of school kids, voters in
their 30s and 40s made up a larger percentage of the voting electorate
than in recent local elections, an analysis of data from the Carroll
County Auditor’s Office shows.
Bill Howell can quickly roll out the numbers, describe with passion and
detail the lift the ethanol-empowering Renewable Fuel Standard brings to
Carroll County Democratic Party Co-Chairman Tim Tracy, a long-time
economic-development advocate for rural Iowa, joined on Saturday a field
of four candidates seeking to become the next chairman of the state
political party in the wake of a devastating election for Democrats with
a national spotlight now turning to the presidential caucuses.
A special election in Ralston to fill two vacancies ushered a newcomer and a veteran into office.
Carroll real-estate broker and appraiser Don Kanne has filed as an
independent for the 2nd District Carroll County supervisors seat,
setting up a rematch of the Democratic primary in the November general
Nearly 80 percent of voters in the City of Carroll who rejected a referendum last Tuesday to pay for the majority of a lazy river at the Family Aquatic Center were 50 years of age or older, continuing a trend in recent municipal elections dominated by grayer residents.
Kuemper Catholic High School alum Paul Thelen, a Vail-area Democrat, Tuesday lost a bid for the Iowa House District 18 seat.
Experience trumped a fresh face in one of this year’s contested Carroll County races.
U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, captured 37 of the 39 counties the 4th congressional district to easily win re-election Tuesday.
In saying hello to Iowa Tuesday night, U.S. Sen.-elect Joni Ernst’s mere
presence on the winner’s stage signaled a good-bye to Mississippi.
Glidden Republican Brian Best Tuesday night won a seat in the Iowa
House, ousting two-term incumbent State Rep. Dan Muhlbauer, a Manilla
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