Dave Loebsack

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Locals mixed on minimum wage

    by - Feb 27, 2017
    By Gina Jochimsen | gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu It has been two months since Johnson County adopted the highest minimum wage in Iowa; local business owners, elected officials, and student employees differed on what this wage increase means to the...
  • 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,...
  • Don’t stop with the president

    by - Nov 2, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu University of Iowa students interviewed by The Daily Iowan are disproportionately informed about the presidential race than congressional races, local races, and nonpartisan offices and issues. UI freshman Shannon Robinson opted for...
  • Clinton’s Cedar Rapids rally focuses on women

    by - Oct 28, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | Emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Hillary Clinton’s Iowa Women Win event in Cedar Rapids was kicked off by an Iowa male, Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, spoke first to a crowd of approximately 2,000 in Cedar Rapids, albeit...
  • Kwan, Loebsack lead voting push in Iowa City

    by - Oct 26, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitchrmcandrew@gmail.com  Michelle Kwan, the most decorated figure skater in U.S. history, has traded pirouettes for politics to stump for Hillary Clinton in Iowa. As part of a one-day tour through Iowa on...
  • Candidates find common ground in 2nd District debate

    by - Oct 10, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitchrmcandrew@gmail.com A day after a particularly contentious presidential debate, local voters were pleased to see a debate full of civility — and even agreement — in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District. Rep. Dave...
  • Iowa 2nd District GOP candidate disavows Trump

    by - Oct 10, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitchrmcandrew@gmail.com Christopher Peters, a Republican candidate for U.S. House in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, on Monday announced that he would not support GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, making him the first federal...
  • Iowa Democrats open Cy-Hawk ‘Stronger Together’ office in Iowa City

    by - Sep 10, 2016
    By Maria Curi | Maria-curi@uiowa.edu Democratic Senate candidate Patty Judge and Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, tailgated alongside Iowa Democrats on Sept. 10 for the grand opening of the Cy-Hawk “Stronger Together: office, 527 Riverside Drive. With fewer...