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Iowans are bombarded with political claims on TV, radio or in the mail. The Gazette’s Fact Checker team hashes out some of those claims in our podcast. We argue a little, laugh a lot and eventually settle on a grade.
Rep. Cindy Axne, the Democrat representing Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, touted her 2021 accomplishments in an end-of-year report published last month. The Gazette’s Fact Checker team takes a look at some of her claims.
Fact Checker: Sen. Chuck Grassley, who has received campaign contributions from the NRA, blocked a gun control measure days after the deadly Oxford High School shooting, offering an alternative he co-sponsored. Would the provisions of the blocked bill have saved lives?
A technology advocacy coalition called Chamber of Progress takes aim at Sen. Chuck Grassley in online targeted ads for a new bill that would regulate Big Tech companies like Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google. The ad claims the bill would block Amazon from selling its brand name products and end free shipping for customers.