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Republicans Lead Final Iowa Poll of 2022 Midterms

Republicans Lead Final Iowa Poll of 2022 Midterms

The final Iowa Poll by The Des Moines Register for the 2022 midterm election cycle has Republicans leading in almost every congressional and statewide race, including strong double-digit leads for key Republican incumbents. Conducted by pollster J. Ann Selzer, the Iowa Poll found Governor Kim Reynolds leading Democrat Deidre DeJear by 17 points and Senator Chuck Grassley leading Democrat Mike...

Mailbag: Mike Franken Does Not Take Military Sexual Assault Seriously

Mailbag: Mike Franken Does Not Take Military Sexual Assault Seriously

Mike Franken stated in a 2021 Intercept article that unreported sexual crimes in Africa between 2010 and 2020 was a partisan attack. As a source in that article, I can attest the article was written to highlight problems of how the military dealt with sexual assault. There was no partisan agenda whatsoever. At the time, Mr. Franken was months away from announcing his eventual bid for the U.S. Senate.

Joni Ernst: The “Dae Way”: Honoring our veterans at this year’s Ruck, Roast & Ride.

Joni Ernst: The “Dae Way”: Honoring our veterans at this year’s Ruck, Roast & Ride.

Here in Iowa, we love our veterans, and as a combat veteran myself, I try to find unique ways to honor and support these heroes. That’s one reason why we added a ruck march to our day of activities this year. A ruck march is a common military training exercise where you carry a weighted pack — better known as a ruck sack — and walk in honor of the fallen and all of our servicemembers and veterans.

Where is Rob Sand? Not with Deidre DeJear

Where is Rob Sand? Not with Deidre DeJear

Rob Sand—Iowa’s hunting, breakfast pizza tweeting male model of a state auditor—has been barnstorming the state over the last few months, meeting with voters and appearing with other Democratic candidates up and down the ticket. But not Deidre Dejear. Sand has...

Let’s Defund EcoHealth

Let’s Defund EcoHealth

The shady organization that funneled U.S. tax dollars into China’s state-run Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) to conduct risky research on coronaviruses collected from bats is once again being paid by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to experiment on bats. The...

Mailbag: October 13th 2022

Mailbag: October 13th 2022

There is nothing more valuable to our society than shaping young minds. It’s why I am proud to work in education. As an educator, I see how health impacts a child’s ability to focus in school. And, it’s why I find it is so important to support programs, like Medicaid...