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Kim Reynolds

  1. racism
    Republicans Have Tolerated Steve King’s Racism for a Long TimeUntil very recently, his fellow Republicans were happy to express solidarity with King despite his notorious nativism.
  2. 2020 elections
    With Mixed Feelings, Iowa Democrats Look Forward to Their 2020 CaucusesIowa Democrats have suffered two rough election years, but that adversity could help the state produce a Trump-ready nominee in 2020.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Some of the Most Unpopular Governors in America Are Up for ReelectionSome unpopular governors, like Bruce Rauner, are looking mighty toasty. Others, like Scott Walker, are in close races.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Trump to Bring Big Juicy Ethanol Treat With Him to Iowa RallyTrump is trying to giveth to Iowa farmers — and endangered Iowa Republican pols — from whom his trade war has taketh.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Heartland Heartburn Grows for Republicans in Gubernatorial RacesThe very region that did so much to make Trump president is moving away from his party in the midterms.
  6. As Trade War Drags On, the Cry Spreads: ‘Where’s Our Bailout?’Trump’s efforts to buy off farmers were predictable. But as the pain spreads from his trade war, so, too, do calls for compensation.
  7. Trump’s Trade War Is a Big Problem for Republicans in Politically Pivotal IowaTrump and his people told Iowans not to worry about Chinese retaliation against Iowa soybean exports. Now they’re worrying for real.
  8. Democrats Hope for Big Gubernatorial Gains This NovemberWith the gubernatorial landscape being the mirror image of the Senate’s pro-GOP tilt, Democrats should gain, but state politics can be complicated.
  9. Iowa Democratic Candidate for Governor Forced Out of Race by Groping AllegationsA promising young legislator named Nate Boulton folded his campaign quickly after conceding the substance of multiple allegations of misconduct.
  10. abortion rights
    Iowa’s Governor Just Signed the Nation’s Most Restrictive Abortion BillMost abortions are banned if a fetal heartbeat is detected.
  11. A Red State Finally Rejects an Abortion BanIn South Carolina a Democratic legislator mockingly asks Republicans to pass a total abortion ban they know to be unconstitutional. They nearly did.
  12. Trump Administration Causes Insurance Spike in Iowa and Blames It on ObamacareBoth Obamacare proponents and opponents were wary of Iowa’s proposed waiver.
  13. Iowa’s Obamacare Waiver Could Test Tolerance for High Insurance DeductiblesIowa’s request for a super-waiver would head off higher premiums, in exchange for high out-of-pocket costs conservatives love but consumers hate.
  14. 15 Governors — Republicans All — Offer Cheers for Graham-CassidyCountering an earlier bipartisan governors’ letter opposing Graham-Cassidy, 15 GOP governors put on the party yoke.
  15. Trump Taps Terry Branstad As Ambassador to ChinaThe Iowa governor has friendly ties with China. How will that play out in a Trump administration that’s already roiled diplomatic relations?