Former President Trump holds Save America rally in Iowa

U.S. 10/10/21, 15:12

Former President Donald Trump took to the stage in his Save America rally at Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 9—the first time since he left office. He was greeted with thousands of supporters at the Iowa State Fairgrounds, with those traveling across the country just to meet the former Republican ...

Trump to hold rallies in Georgia, Iowa amid rumors of 2024 Presidential run

U.S. 09/09/21, 03:39

Former President Donald Trump is set to hold campaign-style rallies in Georgia and Iowa in the coming weeks amid teases of a 2024 Presidential run. Save America, Trump's leadership PAC, said Tuesday evening Sept. 7, that the former president will make appearances in Perry, Georgia, on Sept. 25 and Des Moines, ...

Iowa governor passes bill banning school mask requirements

U.S. 05/22/21, 21:08

Just after midnight on Thursday, May 20, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law making it illegal to require that masks have to be worn in classrooms. The new law also prohibits cities and counties from enacting mask mandates that have a negative impact on private property.  After the bill ...

BLM protesters force entry into Iowa State Capitol, one arrested

U.S. 04/11/21, 01:38

A dozen  Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists forced their way into Iowa State Capitol on April 8 to protest against the state's bills including one to increase  protest-related penalties. The bills that triggered BLM's demonstrators include Senate File 476, which supposes to secure "qualified immunity" for law enforcement officers, Senate File 534, which ...

Iowa becomes 19th state to eliminate need for a concealed carry permit

U.S. 04/04/21, 04:35

Governor Kim Reynolds of Iowa has signed legislation into law that allows individuals to own and carry weapons in Iowa without a permit. The law, dubbed "constitutional carry" by some supporters, would go into effect on July 1. "Today I signed legislation protecting the Second Amendment rights of Iowa's law-abiding citizens while ...

Lacking magic of Senate run, O’Rourke drops presidential bid

2022 Campaign 11/02/19, 02:17

Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018 Senate bid. Addressing supporters in Iowa, O'Rourke said he made the decision "reluctantly" and vowed to stay active in the fight to ...

Top Democrats clash over health care at marquee Iowa event

2022 Campaign 11/01/19, 23:38

The leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination clashed over the critical issue of health care while offering starkly contrasting visions for the nation's ideological direction before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the three-month sprint to the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Former Vice President Joe Biden ...

What do 2020 Democrats say about California fires? Not much.

U.S. 11/01/19, 16:42

California Democrats hoped they would finally bask in the attention of presidential candidates when they moved their primary to the front of the calendar. But as the state battles the twin disasters of wildfires and mass power outages, White House hopefuls are nowhere to be found. In a field of nearly ...

Harris campaign cuts headquarters staff, moves some to Iowa

2022 Campaign 10/30/19, 16:49

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is laying off several dozen staff members and transferring others in an effort to salvage her prospects in the Iowa caucuses. The move, which comes roughly three months before the caucuses formally usher in the Democratic contest, make the California senator the most prominent candidate so ...

Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

2022 Campaign 10/19/19, 19:06

Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended: It's elevated Gabbard's candidacy and may have inspired even more ardent ...

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