Iowa

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst attends a campaign stop at the Amtrak Osceola Train Depot November 2, 2014 in Osceola, Iowa. A Des Moines Register poll published Saturday put Ernst seven points ahead of her opponent, Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), three days before the election. During a November 1, …

Joni Ernst: I Was Raped in College

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) revealed in a recent interview about her divorce that she was raped in college by someone with whom she was acquainted.

Rayen Luna Solar, 27, 33-week pregnant, is seen by a midwife in a routine checkup, in Santiago, on July 13, 2012. In Chile 38 percent of the births are carried out by caesarean section --with up to 60 percent in private hospitals-- the third highest rate in Latin America, following …

Judge Strikes Down Iowa ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Law

In his opinion, Huppert wrote the heartbeat law’s “narrow amount of time afforded [to] women” to have an abortion was not consistent with a “fundamental right,” as the state Supreme Court ruled.

SIOUX CITY, IOWA - JANUARY 05: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks to guests during an organizing event at the Orpheum Theater on January 5, 2019 in Sioux City, Iowa. Warren announced on December 31 that she was forming an exploratory committee for the 2020 presidential race. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty …

Elizabeth Warren Sticks to Her DNA Script in Iowa Campaign Stops

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) stuck to her script during campaign stops in Iowa this weekend, blaming President Trump for the negative national reaction to her announcement in October that she has between 0.1 percent and 1.6 percent DNA in common with people from Peru, Colombia, and Mexico.

#SayAbortion Billboard

Planned Parenthood Erects Billboards Urging Women to ‘Say Abortion’

“Planned Parenthood envisions a culture where abortion access is understood as a basic human right, an essential part of health care and a normal part of life,” said Dr. Jill Meadows, medical director for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, in a statement.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, center, talks with students in the Wind Technology program at Des Moines Area Community College, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Ankeny, Iowa.

Ethanol Opposition Haunts Michael Bloomberg in Iowa

Billionaire and 2020 Democrat presidential hopeful Michael Bloomberg traveled to Iowa Tuesday to discuss wind energy.
Bloomberg backtracked on his previous statements regarding his opposition to corn-based ethanol, one of Iowa’s major economic drivers.