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1 hr ago | Hispanically Speaking

Over 100 Iowa Families to Welcome Undocumented Children

When Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad refused to receive undocumented, unaccompanied Central American children in his state, the Eychaner Foundation launched the "1,000 Kids For Iowa" campaign, which in a scant 10 days received 600 offers of assistance.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Kids, Family, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender

5 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Iowa leaders clash over undocumented immigrant children

The debate over how to curb illegal immigration has made its way into Iowa, and Iowa Politics.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, US Governors

12 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

Hillary Rodham Clinton has dominated talk about the next presidential campaign, but Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is becoming an active voice in early voting states like Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Drudge Retort

Religious Leaders Embrace Cause of Immigrant Children

After protesters shouting "Go home" turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, "It was un-American; it was unbiblical; it was inhumane."

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Related Topix: Murrieta, CA, Roman Catholic Church, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

WOWT-TV Omaha

Branstad, Republican Nominees To Stop In Council Bluffs

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and other Republican nominees visit Pottawattamie County next Wednesday for a tour of the 3rd Congressional District.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Council Bluffs, IA, Pottawattamie County, IA

Buenos Aires Herald

Shame on governors who are turning children away

Democrat states should be offering to take some of the 57,000 kids who have crossed into the US NEW HAVEN - Immigration is a complex problem.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Kids, Southbury, CT

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Sodders to co-chair bipartisan review of medical cannabis oil legislation

State Senator Steve Sodders of State Center will co-chair a bipartisan legislative review of the effectiveness of a new Iowa legalizing the use of medical cannabis oil.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Iowa Government, Iowa, State Center, IA, US Governors

PolitiFact

Debbie Wasserman Schultz: 'There were 36 states where Republicans who ...

Two recent federal court cases, both about federal subsidies for health insurance, came within hours of each other this week, putting the future of the Affordable Care Act into question.

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Related Topix: US News, Health Insurance, Health, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Idaho Government, Idaho, Iowa, US Governors

WHO-AM Des Moines

Poll Shows Governor's Race in Signle Digit

For the second time in as many weeks a poll is showing the race for governor in Iowa is currently a single digit affair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Governors

KAAL-TV Austin

Iowa Counties Receive Federal Disaster Declaration

Gov. Terry Branstad says 26 counties Iowa counties will receive federal disaster support to deal with damage from severe weather in June.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Legislator, locals object to Gov. Christie's executive order on Common Core

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during fundraiser for Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Davenport, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Millburn, NJ

Recordpub.com

Governor of Iowa is wrong on immigration

A few days after Iowa's governor was spotlighted on MSNBC for declaring undocumented children from Central America unwelcome in his state, "Meet the Press" highlighted one Iowa city's plan to welcome them.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US News, Family, Kids, Rick Perry, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

TwinCities

U.S. religious leaders embrace cause of migrant kids

After protesters shouting "Go Home" turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, "It was un-American; it was un-biblical; it was inhumane."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, US Governors, Iowa, Southern Baptist

WHO-TV

Grassley Co-Sponsors Bill to Warn Gov.'s of Illegal Immigrants Entering State

Senator Charles Grassley says 139 children who illegally crossed into the U.S. have been relocated to Iowa.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, Iowa, US Governors, Family, Kids, Healthcare Law, Law

OregonLive.com

Medical marijuana in Oregon: Benton Mackenzie, Iowa man convicted of marijuana crimes, in Portland for pot to treat cancer

A skycap pushed Benton Mackenzie's wheelchair through the crowd of travelers at Portland International Airport, some glad to escape Portland on a rainy summer day and others just happy to be back home.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Portland, OR, Morphine (generic), MS Contin, Kadian, Medicine, US Governors

Utility Products

Solar power becomes issue in Iowa gov. race

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch criticized Gov. Terry Branstad on Monday for giving up a $1 million solar energy grant, saying the governor is letting powerful utility companies write his energy policy.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Department of Energy

WOWT-TV Omaha

Judge Considers Wrongful Dismissal Suit In Branstad Speeding Incident

The Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV appeared in court Wednesday over his wrongful dismissal lawsuit.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fort Dodge, IA

KCRG

Agent Claiming Wrongful Dismissal Goes to Court

The veteran Iowa criminal investigator fired after reporting Gov. Terry Branstad's speeding SUV appeared in court over his wrongful dismissal lawsuit.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Fort Dodge, IA

Cityview Online

Branstad egg-cited about modern Iowa agriculture

That's how the governor likes his eggs - which are part of his breakfast diet one or two days a week, he says.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Breakfast, Life, Food, US Governors, Guthrie Center, IA

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WKBT

HHS: 122 immigrant children entered Iowa this year

More than 100 children who entered the country illegally and alone were sent to Iowa in the first half of the year, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors

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