Audit: Reynolds misused $21 million in pandemic aid

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds misused $21 million in CARES Act pandemic-relief aid for a state software system that was approved months before COVID-19 arrived, state Auditor Rob Sand said...

Iowa still ranks among nation’s COVID-19 hot spots with new cases up 21% over past two weeks

Iowa continues to rank among the nation's hot spots for COVID-19, the virus that has disrupted the economy, schools, and lives.  Johns Hopkins University on Monday reported Iowa had a...

Ernst works to appeal to female voters by holding up Judge Barrett as a trailblazer like RBG

Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, one of two Republican women on the Senate Judiciary Committee, worked last week during confirmation hearings to portray Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as...

279,700 extra deaths in the U.S. so far in this pandemic year

The number of deaths in the United States through September 2020 is at least 10% and likely 13% higher than it would have been if the coronavirus pandemic had...

Political bias in media doesn’t threaten democracy — other, less visible biases do

Charges of media bias – that “the media” are trying to brainwash Americans by feeding the public only one side of every issue – have become as common as...

Health care splits 3rd District candidates

Health care has been a steady topic in attack ads between the candidates in the 3rd Congressional District race. U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne and her allies have claimed former...

Reynolds extends COVID-related restrictions another 30 days

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has extended restrictions on bars, restaurants and some other businesses another 30 days as the state continues to see more COVID-19 cases. The new proclamation extends...

Federal rural health panel offers little help for the public on COVID-19

WASHINGTON — The pandemic is ripping through rural America, but the website for a federal advisory panel on rural health is silent on COVID-19. The panel's leader, former Kansas Gov....

Theresa Greenfield stops short of saying how she’d vote on election-year Supreme Court nominees

Senate Democratic candidate Theresa Greenfield said she wants Congress to delay the confirmation vote for Supreme Court Justice Nominee Amy Coney Barrett until after the November election, but she...

Iowa COVID-19 cases up 15% in two weeks

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Iowa has jumped 15% in the past two weeks and the number of coronavirus-related deaths has risen even more, 32%, according to...

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