Joni Ernst

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate committee approves Branstad for China ambassador

    by - May 2, 2017
    By Molly Hunter | molly-hunter@uiowa.edu The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing Tuesday on the nomination of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to the position of United States Ambassador to China. President Donald Trump nominated...
  • 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...
  • Officials spar over refugee proposal

    by - Feb 2, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu Iowa lawmakers and experts hold differing opinions on the constitutionality and effectiveness of President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Attorney General Tom Miller (a Democrat) said this is a troublesome policy because...
  • Trump names Gorsuch for high court

    by - Jan 31, 2017
    By Anna Kayser anna-kayser@uiowa.edu On Tuesday, President Trump announced that he is nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch, 49, to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s vacant seat on the Supreme Court. Gorsuch graduated from Columbia, Harvard Law School, and...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Ernst addresses veterans at the Operation Engage resource fair

    by - Sep 16, 2016
    By Maria Curi | Maria-curi@uiowa.edu Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, discussed the need to support veterans in a timely manner at the Operation Engage resource fair on Sept. 16 in the IMU. The event addressed the stigma behind...