The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday, securing her place as the first Black female justice. Iowa’s U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst voted against her confirmation.
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Some of the Aghan refugees have arrived in the Cedar Rapids area, and work to help relocate Ukrainian refugees here, too, has already begun.
When Russia last week began an active and violent invasion of Ukraine, Zaloznaya heard from friends and family on both sides in both nations — some fleeing to bomb shelters and terrified for their lives, others defending the invasion as justified and necessary.
The Russian military assault on Ukraine went into its fifth day Monday as a huge military convoy rumbled toward Kyiv. A Ukrainian delegation held talks with Russian officials at the border with Belarus, though they ended with no agreements except to keep talking.
During her response to the State of the Union address at 8 p.m. Tuesday, experts expect Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds to criticize Biden’s policies while touting hers in Iowa as examples of successfully balancing the pandemic against individual freedoms.