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Biden administration unveils boost to state COVID-19 vaccine shipments

WASHINGTON — Amid frustrations at the slow pace of the national COVID-19 vaccination effort, President Joe Biden says his administration is boosting the number of doses sent...

Trump impeachment manager: ‘To heal, we must remember.’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean lined up with eight of her House colleagues Monday evening to walk across the U.S. Capitol, delivering to the...

Proposal would allow Iowa dentists to give COVID-19 shots

A bill that would authorize dentists to administer the COVID-19 vaccine to their patients is on hold in the Iowa House as a three-member...

Reynolds looks to add to multimillion-dollar aid for biofuels

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds on Tuesday pledged to work with the Biden administration and state lawmakers in a multimillion-dollar effort to help the biofuels...

Lawmakers advance governor’s plan to expand state support for non-public schools

Schools would have to offer full-time, in-person instruction and the state would financially support more options for students to attend private schools if two...

Hart attorney: Miller-Meeks’ opposition to election appeal ‘preposterous’

U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ approach to fighting Democrat Rita Hart’s appeal of Iowa's 2nd Congressional District election results is “preposterous,” Hart's lawyer said Monday.  Miller-Meeks...

Iowa legislation could strip licenses from firms that employ undocumented workers

Iowa employers could face loss of their state licenses if they employ undocumented workers under a bill approved by a legislative subcommittee Monday. Senate...

Hawley pushes ethics probe of U.S. Senate Democrats who filed complaint...

WASHINGTON — Seven U.S. Senate Democrats urged the chamber's ethics panel to investigate Sen. Josh Hawley’s role in the pro-Trump assault on the Capitol,...

Iowa lawmaker proposes allowing the Legislature to overrule the Supreme Court

Most elementary-school students are taught that the American system of government has three branches: legislative, executive and judicial. These branches are co-equal and each...

Going the way of the Whigs: Zachary Taylor and the current...

Lost in the avalanche of images that has bombarded us since last week’s Capitol insurrection, was one of a small, blood-smeared, white marble bust...
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