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Judge Orders Obama Team to Reveal Operation Fast and Furious Documents
A federal judge ordered President Obama's team to hand over some documents pertaining to Operation Fast and Furious and to provide a list of withheld documents.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
US Army general accused -- again -- of obstructing probe of grisly Afghan hospital
A two-star Army general, reprimanded once already for misconduct, is being accused of obstructing another investigation into patient abuse and fraud at a U.S.-funded hospital in Afghanistan made infamous for its grisly conditions, according to a new watchdog report.
Congress Members Can't Have the Same Obamacare As Everyone Else
Rep. Ron Barber, who sponsored a bill to end the government's contribution to lawmakers' health care plans, will donate the government's contribution to his insurance to charity.
HOH: Chuck Grassley and the Magical Honeymoon History Tour
Sen. Charles E. Grassley is spending part of the August recess revisiting many of the same natural wonders and tourist traps he and his wife, Barbara, would have swooned over during their original honeymoon.
The Tax Dodge That Has Plagued the U.S. for More Than a Decade
A little more than a decade ago, a company called Stanley Works was considering moving to Bermuda in order to save some money.
EXography: Hope and change? Congressional re-election rates bolster status quo
Democratic Congressmen John Dingell, John Conyers and Charlie Rangel have all served in the House of Representatives for well over 40 consecutive years.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
KSCJ-AM Sioux City
Rounds Says Current Congress is a oeBROKENa
FORMER SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR MIKE ROUNDS SAYS ONE OF THE REASONS HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE IS THAT THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS "BROKEN" AND PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF CONGRESS NOT BEING ABLE TO FUNCTION: ROUNDS, WHO IS REPUBLICAN AND SEEKING TO REPLACE RETIRING DEMOCRAT TIM JOHNSON IN THE SENATE, WOULD ALSO ABOLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: ROUNDS ... (more)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
WHO-TV Des Moines
Iowa Couple Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Corn
MITCHELL, South Dakota-How does a couple married 60 years celebrate the monumental milestone? If you are Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and his wife, Barbara, apparently you travel to the famous Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota.
DNC chairwoman: Ernst an 'onion of crazy'
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz called Republican Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst an "onion of crazy" as the race there tightens.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Steve King uses 2008 conspiracy theory as fundraising tool
All of conservatism is one big conspiracy theory. And it's usually presented to the masses in the form of fundraising asks : In an email sent on July 28th on behalf of Republican Secretary of State nominee Paul Pate's campaign, Rep. Steve King accused Democrats of rigging Minnesota's 2008 Senate election on behalf of Sen. Al Franken , using their ... (more)
Knoxville News Sentinel
David Moon: Breakthrough pill presents puzzle The U.S. Centers for...
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates there are 3.2 million Americans with chronic hepatitis C, 17,000 of whom will die this year as a result of the infection - a number that exceeds the annual deaths from HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Fortunately, Gilead Sciences produces a new breakthrough drug, Sovaldi, which has proved to cure 90 ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Doctors press extension to physician database deadline
The American Medical Association pushed the administration Friday to delay launching a database that would let the public see if their doctors have conflicts of interest with drug and device makers.
Dems Worry About Losing Iowa Senate Seat
Democrats increasingly are worried that they will lose Iowa's open Senate seat to the GOP because their nominee, Rep. Bruce Braley, comes across as out-of-touch and is not engaging effectively with voters, National Journal reported .
K.C. JOHNSON: Three GOP Senators Join the Crusade Against Due...
To the surprise of many, three Republican U.S. senators have joined the Democrats in supporting the weakening of due process rights of students accused of rape and sexual assault in campus hearings.
FEC Solutions Hosts Policy Makers, Regulators On Iowa Renewable Fuels Assn Biofuels Tour
FEC SOLUTIONS HOSTS POLICY MAKERS, REGULATORS ON IOWA RENEWABLE FUELS ASSN BIOFUELS TOUR Aug. 15, 2014 Source: FEC Solutions news release FEC Solutions hosted 20 Washington, D.C., policymakers and regulators at their research and development laboratory and processing facility in Des Moines this morning for a firsthand look at the renewable fuels ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Battles of the Sexes in an Iowa House Race
Speaking at the Des Moines Register Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair, the opponents vying to fill Republican Rep. Tom Latham's seat did not name or criticize one another and instead played up their strengths: he, his toughness and she, her womanhood.
DC: DEA Improperly Paid $854,460 for Passenger Lists
In this Jan. 29, 2014, file photo, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left, ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee appears at a hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Democrats Have Their Own Mitt Romney Problem in Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa-Walking past livestock barns and fried-food stands at the Iowa State Fair, Iowa's Democratic Senate nominee, Bruce Braley, happily recounted his favorite memories of state fairs past, recalling the concerts he's been to spanning decades, and mentioning that his favorite fair food is a "hot beef sundae" .
Wed Aug 13, 2014
On Your Side Investigators: RRHA asks Senator for more time
We've found out a U.S. senator is still waiting for answers from the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.
WHO-TV Des Moines
Ambassador Talks TPP Progress
American agriculture stands to gain significantly from the ongoing multi-lateral Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.