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(Radio Iowa) – The leaders of Iowa’s two major political parties are engaged in the same war of words as their counterparts in the nation’s capital. Iowa Democratic Party chairman Scott Brennan held a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa farmers have harvested five-percent of the state’s corn and soybean crops, according the latest update from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mostly dry weather over the last week ...

Government Shutdown Standoff: What Happens Next?

With government departments and agencies officially in shutdown mode this morning, the warring parties on Capitol Hill appear just as entrenched as they did when the standoff started. Senate Majority Leader Harry ...

The Most Surprising Consequences of a Government Shutdown

The government is now in the midst of its first partial government shutdown in almost 18 years and the effects will be felt in some unusual places. From the shuttering of Congress’s barber shop and dry cleaning, ...

President Obama Blames GOP ‘Ideological Crusade’ for Government Shutdown

Congressional Republicans are “demanding ransom” by refusing to fund the government unless Democrats agree to alter the nation’s divisive health care law, President Obama said in a Rose Garden ...

World War II Veterans Cross Memorial Barricades Despite Shutdown

A group of 92 Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight Veterans refused to let a government shutdown stop them from entering the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., this morning. Though the memorial was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans are being warned about a scam involving the federal government’s Affordable Care Act, a large portion of which will launch next week. Con artists are calling homes, saying they’re ...

(Radio Iowa) – John Deere will soon have a very visible presence in our nation’s capital. The Trust for the National Mall announced Friday that the company will donate $400,000 worth of grounds care ...

(Radio Iowa) – At midnight tonight the temporary extension of the Farm Bill expires. Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Hill is among the many residents of farm country who’re finding it difficult to read the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) found 93-percent of retailers who sold tobacco refused to sell to an underage customer during checks by the division in the last fiscal year. Meghan ...