Des Moines

  • 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...
  • Clinton veep Kaine and Iowa Rep. Loebsack make surprise Iowa City stop

    by - Nov 2, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and Iowa 2nd District Rep. Dave Loebsack made an unexpected campaign stop to Iowa City on Wednesday, after a rally scheduled that day in Des...
  • Clinton surrogate rally canceled after shooting of Iowa police officers

    by - Nov 2, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com A Des Moines get-out-the-vote event scheduled for Wednesday for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was canceled in the wake of what the Des Moines Police Department called an “ambush-style” shooting of...
  • Trump deplores Clinton comment in Clive

    by - Sep 19, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu In his fourth appearance in Iowa since his July nomination, Donald Trump worked to capitalize on a rough week for rival Hillary Clinton. The GOP presidential nominee told a crowd in Clive...
  • Trump headlines Ernst fundraiser

    by - Aug 27, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthew-jack@uiowa.edu DES MOINES — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump headlined the second annual Roast and Ride fundraiser hosted by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) on Saturday, painting a Republican party embodying unity and hope....
  • Clinton hits on renewable energy, labor in Des Moines

    by - Aug 10, 2016
    By Matthew Jack and Mitch McAndrew  In Hillary Clinton’s first Iowa visit since her slim 2016 caucus victory, she detailed a jobs plan that included investments in renewable energy sources and union labor-friendly infrastructure projects. In...
  • Trump bets on Iowa

    by - Aug 6, 2016
    By Maria Curi and Emily Kresse | maria-curi@uiowa.edu and emily-kresse@uiowa.edu More than a thousand people gathered at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines to hear Donald Trump speak Friday afternoon. This is Trump’s third event...
  • Trump steals the show in Des Moines

    by - Jan 29, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitch-mcandrew@uiowa.edu In a bizarre turn of events, the victor of the Jan. 28 GOP debate was not on the stage. In fact, he wasn’t even in the building. Instead, Republican national frontrunner...
  • No Trump, but still a debate

    by - Jan 29, 2016
    By Brent Griffiths  |  brent-griffiths@uiowa.edu DES MOINES — Seven Republican presidential candidates took a few swipes at each other, but lacking front-runner Donald Trump, the final debate before the Iowa caucuses was devoid of the fireworks...
  • Huckabee, Santorum crash Trump’s rally

    by - Jan 28, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew | mitch-mcandrew@uiowa.edu GOP front-runner Donald Trump’s boycott of the Fox News/Google debate on Jan. 28 in Des Moines featured two special guests. Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum...