Iowa

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa | Booker says having ‘run something’ distinguishes him in pack

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker says having been a big city mayor distinguishes him from his rivals for the 2020 Democratic nomination. Asked during a campaign stop in Marshalltown, Iowa, what separates him from fellow Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren, he said it’s that he’s “run something.” Booker was mayor … Continue reading MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa | Booker says having ‘run something’ distinguishes him in pack

WATERLOO, Iowa | Booker taking 2020 campaign, social-justice message to Iowa

WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker took his campaign message of social justice to Iowa, where he visited with residents and black leaders Friday on his first trip as a Democratic presidential candidate to the early 2020 caucus state. Booker opened his first day of campaigning in Iowa using the rhetoric reminiscent … Continue reading WATERLOO, Iowa | Booker taking 2020 campaign, social-justice message to Iowa

Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Michael Hooper as District Court Judge

DES MOINES, IA – Jan. 13, 2019 – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Michael Hooper as district court judge in the Fourth Judicial District. Hooper, of Atlantic, Iowa, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and his law degree from Creighton University Law School.  He currently serves as the … Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Michael Hooper as District Court Judge

AMES, Iowa | Iowa State drubs No. 5 Kansas 77-60

AMES, Iowa — Jan 05, 2019—Marial Shayok scored 24 points, and Iowa State routed No. 5 Kansas 77-60 on Saturday for its fifth straight win. Freshman Tyrese Haliburton made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for the Cyclones (12-2, 2-0), who opened Big 12 play with back-to-back wins for the first time since 2015 after … Continue reading AMES, Iowa | Iowa State drubs No. 5 Kansas 77-60

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Report says Iowa congressman likely violated ethics rules

IOWA CITY, Iowa — An Iowa congressman likely violated a host of ethics rules in his private business dealings, including his ownership in a company that used false claims and House resources to promote itself, according to an independent report released Monday. The Office of Congressional Ethics launched the review into Republican Rod Blum and … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Report says Iowa congressman likely violated ethics rules

DES MOINES, Iowa | Billionaires with eye on White House to visit key states

DES MOINES, Iowa — Two deep-pocketed Democrats are set to travel to early presidential primary states, stoking further speculation about whether they will soon launch bids for the White House. Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor, is set to visit three towns in Iowa on Tuesday, while billionaire investor and activist Tom Steyer … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | Billionaires with eye on White House to visit key states

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Complaint about banana toy started turmoil at Iowa agency

IOWA CITY, Iowa — A complaint alleging that employees at Iowa’s workplace safety agency used a toy banana to make sexual jokes triggered an investigation that led to the removal of two top officials, according to a copy obtained by The Associated Press. The complaint, sent anonymously in July to Gov. Kim Reynolds and the … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Complaint about banana toy started turmoil at Iowa agency

IOWA CITY, Iowa | Inspections show concerns at Whitaker’s former Iowa daycare

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Inspectors found some violations at a large Iowa daycare center when it was owned by Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker, including deficiencies in 2007 that prompted a downgrade in its license status, according to records released Monday. Whitaker and his wife owned Little Endeavors in his hometown of Ankeny, Iowa, a … Continue reading IOWA CITY, Iowa | Inspections show concerns at Whitaker’s former Iowa daycare