Iowa

  • 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...
  • Legislators postpone changes to Chapter 20

    by - Feb 14, 2017
    State Democrats stand their ground in the debates over changes to Chapter 20 By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu Numerous state legislators participated in debates Tuesday evening to protest the changes to Iowa’s collective-bargaining laws outlined in...
  • Voters choose Donald Trump as the lesser of two evils

    by - Nov 9, 2016
    By Daily Iowan Staff and Associated Press In the closest presidential election since 2000, Republican Donald Trump stunned the country by upsetting Democrat Hillary Clinton to capture the Oval Office. Early Wednesday morning, the Associated Press...
  • Grassley Wins Seventh Term

    by - Nov 8, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | Emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Sen. Grassley, R-Iowa, has cruised into a seventh term, defeating Democrat Patty Judge. The race was called by the Associated Press moments after polls closed in Iowa at 9 p.m. With...
  • Bernie Sanders in Iowa City: Clinton college plan best for all

    by - Nov 4, 2016
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu and Marissa Payne | maryssa-payne@uiowa.edu  Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont campaigned for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton today in Iowa City where University of Iowa students interviewed by The Daily Iowan agreed Clinton’s plan...
  • 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, where early voting grows

    by - Oct 25, 2016
    By Emily Kresse | emily-kresse@uiowa.edu Early voting in Iowa has been in full swing for nearly a month, and the numbers in Johnson County are beating those in 2008, yet down from 2012. That is in part...
  • Millennials left unimpressed with second debate

    by - Oct 9, 2016
    By Maria Curi | maria-curi@uiowa.edu For millennials watching Sunday night’s presidential debate in Iowa City, the candidates had little to offer beyond banter. Millennial voters interviewed by The Daily Iowan felt that neither this debate nor the previous...
  • Hillary Clinton launches first day of Iowa voting with economics plan

    by - Sep 29, 2016
    By Maria Curi | Maria-curi@uiowa.edu DES MOINES— Ringing in the first day of voting in Iowa, Hillary Clinton was at the Cowles Commons rallying voters to stand behind her vision for America that includes tuition-free college, paid...