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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. 18, 2022 3:28 pm137d ago
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 pm148d ago
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 pm149d ago
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 pm151d ago
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.
State Government May. 3, 2022 12:46 pm152d ago
The possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn Roe v. Wade, thus sending abortion laws and regulations back to the individual states, raises questions about those laws in Iowa.