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How Conservative Was the Iowa Legislature in 2017?

State Representatives and their clerks watch Iowa House 2017 Opening Day remarks.Photo credit: Jacob Hall Republicans concluded on Saturday their first legislative session controlling both chambers in the Iowa Legislature. Kathie Obradovich...

Promises Kept This Legislative Session

State Representative Steven Holt (R-Denison) greets State Representative Skyler Wheeler (R-Orange City).Photo credit: Jacob Hall The first year of the 87th Iowa General Assembly ended early on Saturday morning, April 22.  The session was...

DNC Chair Says Party Will Only Back Candidates Who Support Abortion

On Friday former U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez, the new chair of the Democratic National Committee, said that his party will only support candidates who back abortion rights for women. “Every Democrat, like every American, should support...

2017 Legislative Session Will Create Economic Revival in Iowa

This 2017 Legislative Session has been very memorable for me. I am proud to serve as the Senate President and preside over a chamber with fifty Senators who care deeply about this state. We all have the same goal – to make Iowa a better...

Sine Die! The Iowa Legislature Concludes 2017 Session

(Des Moines, IA) The Iowa Legislature adjourned for the 2017 session on Saturday morning at 7:45a after pulling an all-nighter to pass final appropriations bills, as well as, a medical marijuana bill. Governor Terry Branstad, Lt. Governor Kim...

Painting Displaying Trump’s Decapitated Head Sparks Freedom of Expression Debate at the University of Alaska

PC: KTUU The University of Alaska at Anchorage’s faculty art show escalated quickly. by displaying a painting depicting President Trump’s decapitated head. The painting was submitted by associate professor Thomas Chung. It depicts a...

Easter and the Greatest Political Question of Our Time

I had a fascinating discussion yesterday with a friend of mine who is a liberal democrat. He voted for Hillary Clinton and believes in big government. Naturally, we were talking about Syria and the MOAB launch into Afghanistan, and we disagreed,...

Sioux County Makes ICE’s “Name and Shame” List Twice

Sioux County Public Safety Center – Orange City, IA (Orange City, IA) Sioux County in Northwest Iowa stands apart among Iowa’s 99 counties. They are the only Iowa county to make the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s...

Make Insurance Affordable Again

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – Des Moines, IAPhoto credit: Tony Webster (CC-By-SA 2.0) Republicans may take another stab at getting rid of ObamaCare, better called the Unaffordable Care Act. But most Americans will hold their applause...
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Liberty Counsel: Gorsuch Will Have an Immediate Impact

(Liberty Counsel) Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, who replaced Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away in February 2016, takes the bench just in time to vote on several high-profile cases. Gorsuch will begin by hearing the April 19 oral...