Iowa GOP

  • Water fight intensifies in Iowa

    by - Mar 6, 2017
    Gina Jochimsen | gina-jochimsen@uiowa.edu Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu A bill was recently introduced in the Iowa Legislature that could affect water-quality regulation in major cities across Iowa. The bill, House File 484, would transfer power from water utilities’...
  • Area leaders find trumpery in immigration numbers

    by - Nov 16, 2016
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu  President-elect Donald Trump’s immigration numbers are not adding up, according to Iowa politicians, experts, and community leaders interviewed by The Daily Iowan. On Nov. 13, Trump told CBS’ Lesley Stahl on...
  • Blum safe in 1st District

    by - Nov 8, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com DUBUQUE, Iowa — Republicans held on to Iowa’s 1st Congressional District on Tuesday after Rep. Rod Blum beat his Democratic challenger, Cedar Rapids City Councilwoman Monica Vernon, for one of the most competitive...
  • “Closing Arguments:” Republicans, Democrats rest their cases

    by - Nov 7, 2016
    By Mitch McAndrew and Matthew Jack | mitchrmcandrew@gmail.com and matthewmjack@gmail.com Across Iowa on Monday, Republicans and Democrats made their final pitches to voters after a year and a half of stump speeches, hand shaking, and hard-fought campaigning....
  • Trump seizes on ‘outsider’ status, turns out Iowa vote

    by - Oct 28, 2016
    By Matthew Jack | matthewmjack@gmail.com CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Donald Trump on Oct. 28 seized on a news cycle embroiled in alleged political corruption and painted himself as America’s outsider candidate in a bid to turn out...
  • 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...
  • Iowa top election official assures voters of a fair election

    by - Oct 18, 2016
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s election isn’t rigged and every vote cast by an eligible voter will be counted, the state’s top elections official said Monday, countering Donald Trump’s assertion that this year’s elections are...
  • Iowa GOP anti-Clinton stance trumps Trump tape fallout

    by - Oct 10, 2016
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu Iowa GOP leaders condemned the degrading statements Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made in a tape released Oct. 7, but they remained unified against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. In an...
  • Presidential campaigns ramp up early voting effort

    by - Sep 28, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu After the months of candidate stops, TV ads, and handshaking Iowa has seen, the swing state will finally get the chance to vote. Iowans interested in voting before Election Day, Nov....
  • Cautious Dance Partners

    by - Sep 21, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Although Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has endorsed GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in words, he has not been present at any campaign events for Trump or his running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike...