Grassley Positioned to Become President Pro Tempore of the Senate

Sen. Charles Grassley, first elected to the Senate on Reagan’s coattails in 1980, currently ranks 3rd in seniority among Republicans in that body, being junior only to Orrin Hatch (R-UT), first elected in 1976, and Thad Cochran (R-MS), first elected in 1978; Grassley has been on track to move up to 2nd for the…

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Bring on the Russian bots!

When I was in high school, a number of jokes made the rounds (from some proximate cause which I no longer remember) about…

Editorial: AFSCME, engineer of its own demise

Quad City Times Editorial Board, February 28, 2018 Public employee unions might be all but toast in the U.S. Supreme Court. And…

No Brainer: Victims’ Rights Amendment Could be a Winner for Iowa Candidates

Marsy’s Law for Iowa releases survey showing strong support for legislation   Earlier this week, a group supporting a constitutional amendment promoting victims…

Iowa Ranked Best State in the Nation!

Iowa got some good news yesterday and so did Governor Kim Reynolds. US News and World Report ranked Iowa the #1 state in…

Northey Receives Senate Approval for USDA Appointment

Northey’s appointment was held up for months. by Mike McGinnis DES MOINES, Iowa — On Tuesday, the long wait for Iowa Secretary Bill Northey ended….

Yes, the Corruption and the Incompetence of the FBI are Interrelated

On Saturday evening, February 17th, President Trump in a tweet linked the politicization of the FBI to its failure to stop the mass…

Susan Rice’s Cryptic Inauguration Day Email

On Monday, February 12th, Sen. Grassley, as Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Crime…

Binny’s Beverage Depot Protects Its Beer Better Than We Protect Our Kids

It’s Time For Armed Guards In Schools By Steve Sherman A few hours ago, a young man walked into Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland,…

‘School choice’ bill advances in Iowa House

by Brianne Pfannenstiel Des Moines – House Republicans advanced a plan to expand school choice options in the state following a hearing…

Gov. Kim Reynolds unveils her plan for tax relief

by Rod Boashart, The Gazette DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds unveiled a significant tax reform package Tuesday that seeks to cut Iowans personal…