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I am the Des Moines Bureau Chief for The Gazette. I am based in Des Moines, where I cover Iowa politics and government, including the Iowa Legislature, the governor and state agencies, and the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses. I am a Wisconsin native, so if you follow me on Twitter, sorry about all the Badgers tweets.
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Latest Articles by Erin Murphy
Campaigns & Elections May. 20, 2022 6:00 am
Liz Mathis, a Democratic congressional candidate from Hiawatha, previously described herself as co-owner of a marketing business, but the company says she was never was.
Campaigns & Elections May. 18, 2022 3:28 pm
Reynolds endorsed a primary challenger to Rep. Jon Thorup, who has publicly opposed the governor’s proposed taxpayer-funded scholarships for private school tuition
Grassley, who is completing his seventh six-year term in the U.S. Senate, is being challenged by a fellow Republican, attorney and state legislator Jim Carlin
Campaigns & Elections May. 7, 2022 9:12 pm
Differences over a hard line on when to send U.S. troops to Ukraine and over ethanol policy were among the few to emerge during a televised debate between the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate in Iowa on Saturday night.
Federal Government May. 6, 2022 9:47 pm
Starting May 3, 2023, the federal government will require a driver’s license or ID card with the “REAL ID” mark for air travel and when entering a federal building.
Campaigns & Elections May. 4, 2022 2:40 pm
The state party Wednesday announced plans to make the every-four-years caucuses for winnowing the Democratic presidential hopefuls more accessible and simpler, but offered no details.