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This is the least legitimate, least productive, least liked congress of all time
The 113th Congress is redefining congressional dysfunction, and is likely to go down as the least productive, least legitimate, least liked and most partisan in a-hundred-and-fifty-years.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
FEC Solutions Hosts Policy Makers, Regulators On Iowa Renewable Fuels Assn Biofuels Tour
FEC SOLUTIONS HOSTS POLICY MAKERS, REGULATORS ON IOWA RENEWABLE FUELS ASSN BIOFUELS TOUR Aug. 15, 2014 Source: FEC Solutions news release FEC Solutions hosted 20 Washington, D.C., policymakers and regulators at their research and development laboratory and processing facility in Des Moines this morning for a firsthand look at the renewable fuels ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Battles of the Sexes in an Iowa House Race
Speaking at the Des Moines Register Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair, the opponents vying to fill Republican Rep. Tom Latham's seat did not name or criticize one another and instead played up their strengths: he, his toughness and she, her womanhood.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Lamar Alexander primary today - Why Hickenlooper takes no position...
LAMAR ALEXANDER FACES TEA PARTY CHALLENGE: Tennessee Republican Lamar Alexander, the top Republican on the Senate's energy and water appropriations panel, is expected to fend off a primary challenge today from tea party candidate Joe Carr and a handful of other candidates.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
House Candidate Launches First Ad in Open Seat Race
Iowa Democrat Staci Appel is airing her first TV ad Wednesday in a highly targeted, open-seat race for House Democrats.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
the Insiders: Same-Sex Marriage - August 3, Part 3
Same-sex couples have been getting married in Iowa since the State Supreme Court made it legal in 2009.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Finally Congress finds one issue they can all agree on
Have you ever hear the phrase " it'll take an act of Congress "? Whenever someone utters that phrase it usually mean that something is nearly impossible to accomplish.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
NH-Sen: Lawrence Lessig's Super PAC Targets Scott Brown (R) Over DISCLOSE Act
Mayday, a super PAC that ultimately aims to "end all super PACs," announced on Tuesday the first two candidates it will officially support in the midterm elections.
Young's foes: Grassley work proves insider claim
In this June 21, 2014 file photo David Young, right, is congratulated after he received the Republican nomination in Iowa's 3rd Congressional District for the U.S. House in Urbandale, Iowa.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
GOP wants to show it can govern
House Republicans want to use their final week in Washington before the August recess to send a signal that they are ready to govern.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Rep. Latham wants to beef up agency performance requirements
Rep. Tom Latham's "Lean and Responsive Government Act" requires agencies to use continuous process improvement measures for better efficiency and effectiveness.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Thousands of Iowans Still Without Unemployment Benefits
Bob Shultis of Cedar Rapids lost his job at Clipper Windpower in June 2011. His unemployment benefits - along with those of millions of other Americans - ran out in December last year.
An Iowa Insider's Challenge for the Candidates
One of the "most interesting races to watch." That is how longtime Iowa Democratic activist Jerry Crawford describes the state's battle for the Third Congressional District between Staci Appel and David Young.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cutting Red Tape Could Prove Lucrative for Agencies
With agencies engaged in the multi-year process of creating performance-based government, two House members have introduced a bill to import "continuous improvement" practices found in state government and private business and adopt them in Washington.
USDA deploys a zealot
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has selected "green" food activist Angie Tagtow as executive director of the Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Iowa Republicans hire new communications team
The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a new team of communications staffers to get out the word on GOP candidates for the November election and promote the party.