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Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down chance to be Trump’s VP

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she turned down Donald Trump’s request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding that was first reported by Cityview, a Des Moines alternative newspaper. The filing was made […]
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Storm threatens another round of snow, frigid weather

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that’s threatening the Midwest with several inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued weather advisories and warnings from Kansas to Michigan. Wind-driven snow and icy roadways are […]
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Joni Ernst says she turned down chance to be Donald Trump's vice-president

Iowa senator makes claim in divorce papersErnst says husband Gail ‘hated any successes I have’The Iowa senator Joni Ernst has stated she turned down the opportunity to be Donald Trump’s vice-president because she believed her husband Gail “hated any successes I have”.In an affidavit filed as part of divorce proceedings with her husband of 26 years, Ernst states: “in the summer of 2016, I was interviewed by Candidate Trump to be vice president of the United States. I turned Candidate Trump down, ...
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Racist Congressman Steve King ‘Honors’ MLK With Fake Quote

The Iowa Republican praised the slain civil rights leader by citing a short quote often attributed to him.
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Brownells to Announce New Products at SHOT Show 2019

Brownells Goes Retro – Launches M16A1/AR-15 Furniture GRINNELL, Iowa –-(Ammoland.com)- Brownells invites SHOT Show attendees to visit booth #13018 in the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 22 through 25, to see many new products, including an entirely-new Brownells-branded line. A major announcement involving the Brownells Retro Rifles is scheduled for booth #13018 at 11:00 AM (PDT) on Tuesday, January 22. The new product line will be announced at the same press conference....
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They Still Like Steve King Here

The Iowa congressman has been saying offensive things for years but many of his supporters don’t seem concerned.
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Voting Rights: Will Iowa Be The Next State To Let Felons Vote?

Republican Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds is looking to roll back the state’s ban on felon voting, she announced this week. Iowa is one of three states with constitutions that permanently ban convicted felons from voting unless the governor choses to restore the felon’s franchise. Reynolds proposed in her Condition of the State speech a constitutional amendment, which would need to go through the legislature, to change the current system, though the details of the proposal are still unclear. More than 5...
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CNN to host Iowa town hall with Harris

Fresh off Sen. Kamala Harris' announcement that she is running for the White House in 2020, the California Democrat heads to Iowa next Monday to face questions from the state's influential voters at a town hall hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper.
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CNN to host Iowa town hall with Kamala Harris

Fresh off Sen. Kamala Harris' announcement that she is running for the White House in 2020, the California Democrat heads to Iowa next Monday to face questions from the state's influential voters at a town hall hosted by CNN's Jake Tapper.
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Man Who Won $1 On Lottery Wants Winnings Paid By Giant Check

One of the most iconic aspects of a lottery win is that giant check. But one lottery "winner" in Iowa decided that the big check was just as valid, no matter how small the winning amount.
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Kamala Harris Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign With "For The People" Slogan

Sen. Kamala Harris officially announced on January 21 that she will seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Harris, the 54-year-old daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, made history when in 2016 she became the second Black woman ever to be elected to the U.S. Senate. Her announcement is not exactly a surprise: The career prosecutor and former California attorney general has been rumored as a potential presidential candidate even before she took federal office.Symbolically, Har...
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The Daily Promo – Sam McGuire

Sam McGuire Who printed it? Newspaper Club (Digital Tabloid, 55gsm paper). I got a test done of the 90gsm bright and it looked really clean and amazing but the 55gsm added some nice contrast and a bit of grain, plus the paper has some grit to it and this nice paper smell… as dumb as that sounds. Who Designed it? My friend Jon San Nicolas at The Line Four – @jonsannicolas @thelinefour and then my rep Emily Heller @jellybeanreps helped with the photo editing. Tell me about the ...
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Ex-Iowa school official who took nearly $217K gets probation

ADEL, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa school district official has been given three years of probation for embezzling nearly $217,000 over the course of several years. Dallas County District Court records show 35-year-old Melissa Lantz was given a 10-year suspended prison sentence during a hearing Friday in Adel. The judge also ordered her to […]
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Kirsten Gillibrand: I don't shy away from conservative past

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought up the period in her life where she represented -- and personally reflected -- a conservative House district in upstate New York in response to the first question from a voter at the first event of her first trip to Iowa on Friday.
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"[Kamala] Harris chose to enter the race on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, an overt nod to the historic nature of her candidacy..."

"... and her timing was also meant to evoke Shirley Chisholm, the New York congresswoman who became the first woman to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination for president 47 years ago this week. In addition, Ms. Harris will hold her first campaign event on Friday in South Carolina, where black voters are the dominant force in the Democratic primary, rather than start off by visiting Iowa and New Hampshire, the two predominantly white states that hold their nomination contests first. She will ho...
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Kamala Harris launches 2020 White House bid

California senator Kamala Harris has launched her presidential campaign for 2020, adding to a crowded Democratic field dominated by a new generation of women and minority candidates. The 54-year-old former prosecutor announced her bid for the White House on Monday in an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America programme, saying "The future of our country depends on you and millions of others lifting our voices to fight for our American values. That's why I'm running for president of ...
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Wieskamp scores 24, No. 23 Iowa routs Illinois 95-71

Freshman Joe Wieskamp matches career high with 24 points, Iowa hits 15 3s in routing Illinois 95-71 for 5th straight victory            [Author: AP]
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Gustafson scores 27 with 12 boards; No. 22 Iowa women win

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds — her 17th double-double in 18 games this season — and No. 22 Iowa rolled past Illinois 94-75 on Sunday. Gustafson made all eight of her field-goal attempts in the first half and scored 17 points when Iowa took a 55-45 lead […]
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Kirsten Gillibrand Highlights Rural Roots In Iowa Debut

The 2020 prospect is touting her political start in a red House district -- and her more progressive Senate record.
Tags: News, Senate, House, Iowa, Kirsten Gillibrand


Evil on the Golf Course

Last September the golf world was stunned when a young, talented golfer was savagely murdered on the golf course. Celia Barquín Arozamena an Iowa State student and former Big 12 Player of the Year was attacked while playing a solo round on one of the colleges home courses, Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, Iowa. To an eastcoaster Ames, Iowa sounds like small town America with farms, familes and brings to mind cornfields, friendly neighbors and the “Field of Dreams” question:… Continue Reading →
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Gillibrand doesn't shy away from her conservative past in Iowa

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought up the period in her life where she represented -- and personally reflected -- a conservative House district in upstate New York in response to the first question from a voter at the first event of her first trip to Iowa on Friday.
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In Iowa, Gillibrand Uses Small-Town Roots to Sell Electability

At a political moment when Democrats are desperate to pick a winner, Ms. Gillibrand seemed determined not to be pigeonholed as just another blue-state Democrat.
Tags: News, Iowa, Democratic Party, Gillibrand, J D, United States Politics and Government, Scholten, Kirsten E, Presidential Election of 2020, Troy (NY, Iowa Gillibrand Uses Small Town Roots


Plane carrying 129 skids off Chicago runway as huge storm hits midwest

One man reported killed on icy roads in KansasStorm could bring up to 18in of snow to New EnglandA plane carrying 129 people skidded from a slick Chicago runway and a plow driver was killed when his truck rolled over outside Kansas City on Saturday, following a winter storm that covered many parts of the US midwest in snow and ice. No injuries were reported on the United Airlines flight at O’Hare International Airport as it arrived from Phoenix, Chicago fire officials said. The massive storm whi...
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Gillibrand condemns anti-Semitism at Women's March

While campaigning for president in Iowa on Saturday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand condemned anti-Semitism at one of the several women's marches taking place across the country, addressing the allegations roiling the national Women's March, Inc. organization.
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Joens, hot start, carry No. 18 Iowa St women past OU 104-78

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Ashley Joens had six 3-pointers and 25 points, both career-highs, and No. 18 Iowa State blitzed Oklahoma 104-78 on Saturday to end a two-game losing streak. With Madison Wise, Bridget Carleton and Kristin Scott making two baskets apiece, four of them 3-pointers, the Cyclones (14-4, 4-2 Big 12 Conference) raced to […]
Tags: News, Sports, Iowa, Oklahoma, Cyclones, Iowa State, AMES Iowa AP, OU, Kristin Scott, Joens, Ashley Joens, Madison Wise Bridget Carleton


Gillibrand On Calling For Franken To Resign: ‘Enough Was Enough’

At a campaign stop in Iowa Friday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who said Tuesday that she will run for President, was asked about her December 2017 call on former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign in light of multiple groping allegations. Dozens of Democratic senators ultimately called on Franken to resign, and he did eventually announce his resignation in December 2017.  In her response to the question Friday, captured below by The Washington Post’s Dave Weigel, Gillibrand said that in light ...
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Gillibrand, in Iowa, highlights family, children issues

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is meeting Iowa Democrats on her first foray into the early presidential testing ground, and defending her role in bringing down former Sen. Al Franken. Gillibrand continues her first trip Saturday to the leadoff caucus state since announcing the formation of an exploratory committee to […]
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Rams lineman Andrew Whitworth is accustomed to celebrating in New Orleans’ dome

THOUSAND OAKS – There’s gray in the beard now, but little else has changed. It’s Andrew Whitworth, it’s the Superdome and it’s a big game. That combination usually works well for the behemoth from the bayou. “I have a historic history there,” Whitworth said this week, and yes, that is the best way to put it. Sign up for Home Turf and get exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here. It could soon by a legendary history. Whitworth, the Rams’ 37-year-old left ta...
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2020 Vision: Gillibrand's Franken problem, Beto's 'funk' and why Biden's history with Warren may come back to haunt him

Reminder: There are 383 days until the Iowa caucuses and 656 days until the 2020 presidential election.
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Gillibrand hustles to Iowa, where rivals already made a mark

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Unlike some potential rivals, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be starting from scratch in early-voting Iowa when she makes her first visit as a 2020 Democratic presidential prospect. Gillibrand plans a variety of appearances across the state this weekend, including coffee-shop talks in Sioux City and Ames and a […]
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