An Iowa man was convicted Friday of charges that he led a crowd of rioters in chasing a U.S. Capitol police officer up a staircase and accosting other officers guarding the Senate, one of the most harrowing scenes of the mob’s attack that day.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ delivery of the Republican Party’s response to Democratic President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address received passing remarks from a trio of experts on Iowa politics. “I thought Gov. Reynolds did a very nice job,” one said.
Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was the perfect choice to tell Iowa’s story to the nation because she can talk about tax cuts and moving faster than most to re-open businesses and schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. Or she was the wrong choice because she has overseen a national, political agenda that is unfriendly to Iowans. It’s all in the eye of the beholder.
Gazette wire services
Nation and World Dec. 5, 2021 8:57 pm303d ago
Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.