Chuck Grassley

  • Leaves of wind

    by - Feb 22, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa politicians differ in their opinions of how much government influence should be present in the funding of potential renewable-energy projects. One project in the works is the ElectriciTree, a prototype that...
  • Officials spar over refugee proposal

    by - Feb 2, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa lawmakers and experts hold differing opinions on the constitutionality and effectiveness of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Attorney General Tom Miller (a Democrat) said this is a troublesome policy because...
  • Trump names Gorsuch for high court

    by - Jan 31, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he is nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Gorsuch graduated from Columbia, Harvard Law School, and...
  • Marching into deconstruction

    by - Jan 24, 2017
    In a movement in which millions around the world participated, a clash of ideas was inevitable. By Lily Abromeit | lily-abromeit@uiowa.edu While millions of people gathered in the streets of cities around the country and world...
  • Bipartisan VA bill passes Congress

    by - Dec 14, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthew-jack@uiowa.edu U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., announced on Monday that a bipartisan bill to streamline the process for health-care appointments for veterans, the Faster Care for Veterans Act,...
  • Grassley sees potential for third Iowan on Supreme Court

    by - Nov 11, 2016
    CEDAR RAPIDS — With two judges from his home state on President-elect Donald Trump’s list of possible nominees, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley sees a good chance for an Iowan to sit on the...
  • Grassley Wins Seventh Term

    by - Nov 8, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | Emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Sen. Grassley, R-Iowa, has cruised into a seventh term, defeating Democrat Patty Judge. The race was called by the Associated Press moments after polls closed in Iowa at 9 p.m. With...
  • Grassley: FBI announcement leaves “more questions than answers”

    by - Nov 1, 2016
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee is asking for a briefing from the FBI after the agency told Congress it is looking for classified information in newly discovered emails that appear...
  • While Trump struggles nationally, Iowa proves loyal

    by - Oct 27, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com While Donald Trump flounders in national polls, his numbers in Iowa have proved that his supporters in the state are resilient to controversy surrounding the Republican candidate. In the days after...
  • Grassley: GOP can’t stonewall Clinton Supreme Court pick

    by - Oct 19, 2016
    By David Pitt, Associated Press WASHINGTON — Republicans “can’t just simply stonewall” nominees to the Supreme Court even if the president making the choice is Democrat Hillary Clinton, says the GOP chairman of the Judiciary Committee...