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Sanders’ April fundraising falls short of previous months

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said he raised $25.8 million in April, well shy of his eye-popping totals of recent months.The figure c ...

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Iowa Democrats elect delegates

The 29 Iowa Democrats elected national delegates at district conventions Saturday are almost evenly split between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. ...

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Expanding Clayton County sand mine would pose ‘low risk,’ professor says

ELKADER - Airborne silica particles resulting from the proposed expansion of the Pattison sand mine pose a #x201c;low risk to human health,#x201d; Uni ...

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Donald Trump says Republican race all but over if he wins Indiana

WASHINGTON - Front-runner Donald Trump said on Sunday that he will have essentially sealed the Republican presidential nomination if he wins Tuesday's ...

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Q&A: Iowa City’s interim city manager talks 2016 downtown Streetscapes project

Geoff Fruin, Iowa City's interim city manager, was asked about Iowa City's major overhaul of two downtown blocks of Washington Street this summer. Wh ...

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Democratic U.S. Senate hopefuls stump for support at party conventions

VAN HORNE - Four Democrats who want to replace U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley stumped for support at Iowa's congressional district conventions Saturday, say ...

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Democrats consider caucus tweaks

DES MOINES - The future of Iowa's first-in-the-nation Democratic caucuses will be discussed when a statewide panel of party leaders begins its work wi ...

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Ernst for vice president? Analyst puts her on short list for Trump

Donald Trump's victories in a series of Northeastern and mid-Atlantic states over the past two weeks have made one thing clear: He is the clear favori ...

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2016 session at a glance

Here is a partial scorecard on how some issues fared in the Legislature's 2016 session. DIDIncrease state aid to schools 2.25 percent for fiscal 2017 ...

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2016 Iowa Legislative session: Issues of interest to everyday Iowans

WinnersDrives can still use hand-held electronic devices while driving Legal to possess/transfer gun suppressorsLottery tickets available in self-serv ...

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Lawmakers leave session without addressing water quality

DES MOINES - State legislators left the Capitol on Friday without addressing Gov. Terry Branstad's top priority for the session: allocating new fundin ...

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Podcast: 'On Iowa Politics' talks Carly Fiorina, water quality and if the sun is setting on Sanders campaign

This week on the podcast, reporters ask why. Why Carly? Why no water quality plan? Why is the sun setting on the Sanders campaign? On Iowa Politics i ...

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Murphy, Vernon question progressive credentials

VINTON - For all the issues where 1st District Democratic candidates Monica Vernon and Pat Murphy found agreement, they continued to clash Friday nigh ...

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Iowa Legislature adjourns 2016 session

DES MOINES - The split-control Legislature forged hard-fought bipartisan deals on transportation, Medicaid oversight and abortion funding Friday but w ...

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Tentative agreement reached on Iowa HHS budget; transportation funding unresolved

DES MOINES - The list of must-do items for Iowa lawmakers to resolve before adjourning the 2016 legislative session - perhaps later today - is getting ...

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