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  • 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...
  • REYNOLDS VISITS UI, TALKS RENEWABLE ENERGY

    by - Jun 7, 2017
    By Madeleine Neal madeleine-neal@uiowa.edu Iowa not only feeds the world, it also fuels it, Gov. Kim Reynolds said during a visit to the University of Iowa on June 7. Because of this, Reynolds said, she wants...
  • Ernst hosts annual Roast & Ride

    by - Jun 4, 2017
    By Molly Hunter and Madeleine Neal | daily-iowan@uiowa.edu   BOONE, Iowa — A sea of steel encompassed the front lot of Big Barn Harley-Davidson in Des Moines on the morning of June 3 as more than...
  • New guy on the ‘bloc’ aims high

    by - May 11, 2017
    By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu Despite his inexperience as a legislator, Sen. Nate Boulton, D-Des Moines, has received a great deal of support in his party since kicking off his gubernatorial campaign. Soon after announcing his...
  • Comey firing creates firestorm

    by - May 9, 2017
    By Anna Kayser | anna-kayser@uiowa.edu On May 9, in the wake of Sen. Chuck Grassley’s many concerns stated during the Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI Director James Comey was...
  • Holocaust survivor remains optimistic

    by - May 9, 2017
    Madeleine Neal | madeleine-neal@uiowa.edu Jacob Eisenbach, a Holocaust survivor who graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1955, said certain aspects of modern-day political climates concern him. “I’m concerned about the North Korean...
  • Senate approves Branstad for China

    by - May 9, 2017
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel on Tuesday easily approved Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad’s nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to China, a move that all but assures full Senate confirmation of President Donald Trump’s pick for the...
  • 20-week abortion bill becomes law

    by - May 5, 2017
    By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu On May 5, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law a bill that places strict limits on abortions after 20 weeks. The law prevents abortions after 20 weeks in cases of...
  • Grassley holds Comey’s feet to fire

    by - May 4, 2017
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu While FBI Director James Comey confirmed the agency is still investigating ties between the Russian government and President Trump’s administration as well as continued Russian involvement in U.S. politics at a...
  • Panel points to N. Korea problem

    by - May 4, 2017
    By Anna Kayser | anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Former ambassadors and China experts iterated a major concern voiced at Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations hearing to consider Gov. Terry Branstad’s ambassadorship to China: North Korea’s growing nuclear power. “I see...