A New Study Confirms (Again) That Race, Not Economics, Drove Former Democrats to Trump
Research on Iowa counties that swung from Obama to Trump indicates that GOP success was driven far more by sexism and racism than by economic anxiety.
Iowa's New Law Criminalizing Undercover Investigations of Farms Faces Legal Challenges
The ACLU of Iowa argues this law is no different than its predecessor, which was ruled unconstitutional this year.
A New Iowa Law Would Criminalize Undercover Investigations at Farms (Again)
The state's pork industry hasn't given up yet.
Judge Temporarily Blocks Iowa's Controversial Abortion Ban
The injunction is the first step in a legal challenge brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa and Planned Parenthood.
Iowa's New Abortion Ban Faces First Legal Challenge
The Iowa chapters of the American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood announced a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the state's new "Fetal Heartbeat" Bill.
The Secret to Understanding the Health Insurance Debates
When it comes to health insurance, you get what you pay for.
It’s Time to Come Clean With Iowans About the Problems With Ethanol
The fact that corn-based ethanol is renewable doesn’t make it sustainable. When will presidential candidates stumping in Iowa admit as much?
The Strengths and Weaknesses of Interviews in Political Coverage
Actually talking to voters can be invaluable. It can also lead you to believe things that are completely wrong.
Should Keeping Your HIV Status From Partners Be a Crime?
Iowa’s highest court has thrown out Nick Rhoades’ 25-year prison sentence for criminal transmission of HIV. The decision could transform the way other states interpret and apply their own HIV laws.
Steve King, the Farm Bill, and the Protect Interstate Commerce Act
Steve King's Protect Interstate Commerce Act would undo decades of costly animal welfare improvements across the country.