Chuck Grassley

  • Iowa pols defend Paris pullout

    by - Jun 13, 2017
    Madeleine Neal | madeleine-neal@uiowa.edu When new Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds visited the University of Iowa earlier this month, she noted that, for years, Iowa has prided itself in leading the nation in renewable energy. But when...
  • Senate committee approves Branstad for China ambassador

    by - May 2, 2017
    By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday on the nomination of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to the position of United States Ambassador to China. President Donald Trump nominated...
  • Opinions divided on Trump so far

    by - Apr 26, 2017
    By Anna Kayser and Madeleine Neal daily-iowan@uiowa.edu With two days left until President Donald Trump’s 100-day mark, division along party lines remain evident as Republican members of Iowa’s congressional delegation focused on the potential of Trump’s...
  • Supreme Court debate roils along

    by - Apr 11, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu After contentious debate over Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination, Senate Republicans resorted to changing the longstanding rules of the chamber — the number of votes needed to confirm a high-court...
  • Senate panel OKs Perdue as Ag secretary

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    By Maria Curi maria-curi@uiowa.edu Former Governor of Georgia George “Sonny” Perdue was confirmed as Secretary of Agriculture on Thursday. At the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee hearing, Perdue said he had “no input” in President...
  • GOP health plan stalls in the House

    by - Mar 23, 2017
    With a House divided, Grassley predicts ‘Plan B’ on repeal and replace. By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu “There’s the bill right there – 121 pages,” Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said, pointing to a stack of papers...
  • As the judicial world turns

    by - Mar 20, 2017
    Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Judge Neil Gorsuch’s judicial ideology makes him an asset to the Supreme Court and the nation as a whole. By Molly Hunter and Gina Jochimsen | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu and gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu As the...
  • To tweet or not to tweet

    by - Mar 8, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Some Iowa politicians and experts differ on the significance behind President Trump’s unconventional use of Twitter to relay information to the American public. “Trump has been very effective at using Twitter over...
  • What Trump’s agenda means for Iowa

    by - Feb 28, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Forty days after his inauguration, President Trump pitched his legislative agenda on Tuesday to a joint session of Congress. This is what Trump’s four major policy proposals mean for Iowa: IMMIGRATION...
  • 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...