Opinion

Letter: What is Sen. Chuck Grassley thinking?

Sen. Chuck Grassley made the most overt deep dive into politicizing the Supreme Court of the United States, when as chairman of the Judicial Committee ...

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Letter: Politicians should abide by oath of office

The Democrat party has many members solidly in support of the U.S. Constitution.Question is, why do they continue to nominate candidates lacking in in ...

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Letter: ‘Angels’ thanked for helping a neighbor

God bless the #x201c;angels#x201d; who were on the scene when I arrived at my sister's home on Erusha Drive in Walford on the morning of July 17.This ...

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Letter: Medicaid cuts will have consequences

In the lead-up to the state's transition of the Medicaid program from a fee-for-service model to managed care, Iowa's physicians raised concerns about ...

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Iowa DNC delegation focused, looking ahead

PHILADELPHIA - There's a good chance you've already heard about the dust-up surrounding the 2016 Democratic National Convention.Members of the Iowa De ...

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Political Cartoon

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The trouble with “doubling down”

If we take a step back, the shooters of mass murders nationwide have had problems with social skills. Mainly they have been loners. They have thinking ...

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#Road2Philly: Yes, I’ll be celebrating

Being an observer to Hillary Clinton's expected presidential nomination means a lot to me. Here's why. At one of our recent Pints & Politics events, I ...

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Letter: Race matters in Iowa and the nation

The recent deaths of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana at the hands of police officers have been described as #x201c;needless deaths.#x201d; That's ...

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Letter: Lusk Ave. no place for Kinnick-style home

The proposed residential home to resemble Kinnick Stadium on Lusk Avenue in Iowa City will alter that neighborhood and cost taxpayers an inordinate am ...

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Political Cartoon

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Letter: Hillary Clinton not the best choice

With investigators having determined that Hillary Clinton exhibited #x201c;extreme carelessness,#x201d; were Clinton elected president there could be, ...

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It’s time to build protected bike lanes on Iowa roadways

For one week of the year, thousands of riders take to Iowa roads for RAGBRAI. For the remaining 51 weeks, most riders will return back to the safety o ...

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Creating safe, equitable and thriving neighborhoods

Last month, we invited Writers Circle members to participate in a series of community conversations hosted by the United Way. The topic: What does it ...

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Letter: Parents should make education a priority

It's no wonder 67 percent of students aren't proficient in reading at the end of third grade if they miss so many days of the school year because they ...

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