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Fried Oreos Here: Iowa State Fair a Must for 2020 Hopefuls

DES MOINES, Iowa — Howard Dean took one bite of a deep-fried Oreo and dismissively pitched the rest into the garbage. Mitt Romney famously flipped a pork chop, right into the gravel. And John Kerry capped his Iowa State Fair fare with a strawberry smoothie,...
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Biden Attacks Trump on Trade as Both Come to Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democrat Joe Biden is assailing President Donald Trump on trade and broadly branding him as "existential threat to America" in a preview of what the country might expect if he prevails in his...
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Iowa Sues to Shut Down National Puppy Laundering Ring

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Attorney General's Office is suing to shut down what it describes as a national puppy-laundering ring that sells dogs from illegal breeding operations at inflated prices while pretending the animals are rescues. "No matter where ...

GOP Rep. King Wins 9th Term in Iowa

Republican Steve King has won a ninth term representing northwest Iowa's 4th Congressional District. Voters re-elected King despite a string of controversies about comments and meetings he has held involving other candidates and groups characterized as whit...

Immigrants Do Not Take Jobs. Truth is, They Create Jobs.

America cannot afford to turn its back on immigrants. Immigrant makers, doers, and dreamers create American jobs; innovators and laborers further U.S. competitiveness. The challenge for the United States, therefore, is to change the national discussion from “t...