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3 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

Sen. Grassley reacts to border incident with Iowa Boy Scout

Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley told KCCI on Wednesday that his office is following up on the report of an officer pointing a gun at an Iowa Boy Scout at a border crossing.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News, Iowa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KIMT

139 immigrant children make their way to Iowa

KIMT News 3 - The number of undocumented children in the country continues to grow, but the recently released figures in Iowa are shocking even area politicians.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Iowa Government, Iowa, George Bush

WHO-TV

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.

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Related Topix: Tom Latham, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Washington Post

Intelligence security initiatives have chilling effect on federal whistleblowers, critics say

In early April, Sen. Charles E. Grassley summoned FBI officials to his Capitol Hill office.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US Military, US Navy, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Slate

Democratic Senate Candidate Missed VA Hearing

Iowa's race for U.S. Senate is one of the year's least substantive , which is really saying something, and which suggests that Rep. Bruce Braley has yet to recover fully from calling Sen. Chuck Grassley "a farmer from Iowa who never went to law school."

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

WHO-TV

Undocumented Children Already Being Cared for in Iowa

Twice during the past two weeks Gov. Terry Branstad expressed his opposition to taking children who crossed the border illegally and relocating them to Iowa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Terry Branstad, US Governors

WOWT-TV Omaha

Grassley, Klobuchar Ask For Further Study Concerning Big Oil Issue

Senators Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Amy Klobuchar of Minn. have asked the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission to further study possible anti-competitive practices regarding certain oil companies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar

Daily Press & Argus

Why $1,000 a pill for hepatitis drug?

But it also comes with a scary side effect: a price of $1,000 a pill. Because the pills must be taken once a day for 12 weeks, the cost of treatment comes to $84,000, plus thousands more for other drugs included in the protocol.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Cancer

Sat Jul 19, 2014

WHO-TV

Candidate Won't Say Yet Whether Undocumented Children Should Come to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa-Staci Appel, the Democratic nominee for Iowa's Third Congressional District, wouldn't say whether some of the tens of thousands of Central American children dumped at the U.S. border should at some point be able to come to Iowa.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Des Moines, IA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Supports Joni Ernest - didsagrees with D.A.

I have read the last two letters regarding Joni Ernest, the Iowa Republican candidate for U. S. Senate and I have an opinion also.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Social Security

ABA Journal

US Sentencing Commission votes to make drug sentencing change retroactive

The U.S. Sentencing Commission voted Friday to make a sweeping change to drug sentences retroactive.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte

The Daily Caller

Senator: FBI Retaliates Against Women Reporting Gender Discrimination

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley claimed that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is retaliating against female whistleblowers that reported gender discrimination at the agency.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Conservative Political News

The Wall Street Journal

Cook Downgrade: Another Bad Sign for Senate Democrats

The nonpartisan Cook Political Report moved Iowa's Senate race from its Lean Democratic column to Toss Up - a downgrade for Democrats that comes a day after an NBC/Marist poll found Democratic Rep. Bruce Brale y in a dead heat with Republican Joni Ernst , an Iowa state senator.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Free Republic

Christie: N.J. may consider housing kids from southern border influx

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie blamed the Obama administration for the influx of immigrant children at the southern border, but didn't rule out the prospect of accepting children in New Jersey on a case-by-case basis.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Family, Kids, Marion, IA, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, US Politics, Terry Branstad

The Town Talk

USA Today: Drugmakers should rein in their pricing

But it also comes with a scary side effect: a price of $1,000 a pill. Because the pills must be taken once a day for 12 weeks, the cost of treatment comes to $84,000, plus thousands more for other drugs included in the protocol.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Health, Gilead Sciences, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Cancer

Northern-Sun Print

Q&A on Cellphone Sovereignty with U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley

Q: What is the cellphone "unlocking" bill making its way through Congress? A: Lawmakers have dialed up bipartisan legislation that would restore the ability of consumers to more easily transfer their cellphone service to other wireless carriers.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Vermont is already home to more undocumented immigrants than youa d think.

In its efforts to figure out what to do with the many Central American unaccompanied minors coming to the United States -- about 60,000 in recent weeks -- the White House has been asking several states if they have the resources to house some of these children.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Republican

Forbes.com

UnitedHealth Moving Under The Washington Microscope

More specifically, UnitedHealth reported earnings of $1.42 per share compared to the consensus forecast of $1.25 per share.

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Related Topix: Beverages, United Group, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, US News, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Industry

The Fairfield Ledger

Grassley fall internships available

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa said fall internships for college-age Iowans are available, and applications are due Aug. 1. Internships are available in Grassley's Washington, D.C., office as well as his offices in Cedar Rapids, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Sioux City and Waterloo.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Iowa, Internships, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Council Bluffs, IA

Ars Technica

Snowden: NSA employees routinely pass around intercepted nude photos

Edward Snowden has revealed that he witnessed "numerous instances" of National Security Agency employees passing around nude photos that were intercepted "in the course of their daily work."

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

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