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To be abused by a bunch of politicians that aren't thinking nicely about our country? I really don't think personally he should do it, but it's totally his — I would stand behind him — totally his decision," Trump remarked Tuesday during a news conference alongside French President Emmanuel Macron.
It can mean politicians, bankers, or reporters. However applied, it's a tried- and- true political tool. This book is not about the rocks or the damage they do on impact. Rocks are expressions of frustration. They don't solve problems. Instead, we must look more closely at the deeper sources of these frustrations, ...

In reality, outside groups generally give money in hopes of electing people who already agree with them, not to purchase politicians' opinions. The NRA's most valuable asset for political persuasion is not its bankroll, but its politically active membership, which it reports as 5 million nationally. “I don't think ...
President Trump's tariffs on imported steel aren't the first time the industry has gotten protection from the U.S. government. Not by a long shot. In fact, tariff protection for the industry — which politicians often say is a vital national interest — goes back to the very beginning of the republic. In his book, Clashing ...
BLOG: Juvenile politicians snub Pulitzer winner. Ken Tingley ... A year ago, Art Cullen, the editor of the Storm Lake Times in Iowa was honored with a Pulitzer Prize in journalism. Two months ago a resolution was ... Over the years, Cullen's work has rubbed many Iowa politicians the wrong way. So Cullen's ...
Although he has served in a number of roles in state government, Hubbell said he's not a politician. That might sound good to voters, Norris said, but “it's OK to recognize the value of being a good politicians because that's how you drive the public toward good decisions.” There is speculation that none of ...

The group bought ad space on 13 billboards in nine states, from California to Iowa to Alabama, and are fundraising for 17 more. Each sign lists the ... “There are a lot of Americans out there saying, 'We've had enough and want these politicians called out,'” Phillips told HuffPost on Friday. “What's great is ...
Earlier Monday the populist politician's Facebook account released a plea for help, saying "unknown people in masks kidnapped [him] and drove him in an unknown direction." At the same time, the account uploaded several videos appearing to show his "abduction" in a restaurant at the hands of several ...
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland director of public affairs Erin Davison-Rippey said the Iowa bills are "intentionally unconstitutional, and they're being introduced in order to challenge Roe v. Wade." "Politicians and special interest groups are weaponizing fetal heartbeat, which is by all accounts an ...
Corbett said he expects Reynolds to approve the Legislature's expected $32 million increase for schools while referencing Iowa's “challenging budget.” “This is what you always hear from the establishment politicians, and that's what Kim Reynolds is,” he said. “She's the leader of the establishment. I'm not ...
DES MOINES — It has been called a progressive tsunami, but the impact so far of the Trump “resistance” on voter registration in Iowa is barely a ripple. ... like Indivisible Iowa have sprung up, organizing voters, holding events and swelling attendance at legislative forums and appearances by politicians.
LAMONI, Iowa -- Sneezes, coughs, and aches can now find a remedy in one corner of a pharmacy building in Lamoni. Hy-Vee donated part of its facility so volunteers can operate a free health clinic. "Some relief that they have somewhere to go," Brenna Easter said, while standing inside the clinic.
IOWA -- Iowa politicians are speaking out in response to the government shutdown that began this weekend. Congressman David Young spoke to Channel 13 on Saturday. "Regardless of who's in power in the White House or in Congress, I'm always concerned and disappointed when the federal ...
He just has an intense distrust for politicians in general, a belief that all lobbyists should be dragged to the National Mall and “horsewhipped,” and a ... Mike and Lily aren't a typical American father and daughter — there's no such thing — but when I met them over a long weekend in northeastern Iowa, their ...
We'll ask if it's gotten too hard now to prosecute politicians for corruption. ... After all, a politician accepting a donation and later taking actions favored by the donor is simply politics as usual — it happens every day. ... This hour, On Point: Have courts made it too hard to find politicians guilty of corruption?
It's rare to see prominent politicians celebrate elitism with such candor. To hear Grassley tell it, multi-millionaires and billionaires – and their heirs – deserve an expensive tax break. If the rest of us spent our paychecks in ways Iowa's millionaire senator approves of, perhaps we'd be millionaires, too. In other ...
"Caruana Galizia, a longtime columnist for the Malta Independentand prolific blogger, had spent more than a year perusing the documents included in the Panama Papers, a massive data leak that exposed the offshore bank accounts of politicians around the world. In the course of her investigations, ...

Catalan members of the Spanish parliament speak to the press outside Estremera prison, outside of Madrid, on Monday. A judge from Spain's Supreme Court granted bail to six imprisoned former members of the Catalan government, while two other politicians and two activists will remain in jail.
Club members included insurance executives, railroad presidents and “plain millionaires,” as well as politicians, military and newspapermen. The founders made it ... One politician said that Iowa was remarkable for many reasons, including having the “worst weather to be found in the country.” He regaled ...
But the Environmental Protection Agency's decision drew only tepid applause from Iowa politicians, Midwest corn farmers and producers of soy-based biodiesel, who say the targets lowball the industry's potential production and threaten to discourage new investment. The final rule shows EPA “is listening ...
A former politician-turned-commander, he was found guilty of crimes similar to those committed by Babić and Dokmanovic — only with a different end: The tribunal found that Praljak had participated in the ethnic cleansing of Muslims in Bosnia and Herzegovina in and around 1993, a campaign of murder ...
But the Environmental Protection Agency's decision drew only tepid applause from Iowa politicians, Midwest corn farmers and producers of soy-based ... Midwest farmers and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley say the mandate is needed to guarantee sufficient ethanol demand; oil refiners insist the program is ...
Iowa taxpayers already are being forced to cover the costs of our politicians' bad behavior. A former Senate staffer settled a lawsuit with the state for $1.7 million after jurors found that legislative leaders acted inappropriately when they fired her right after she complained about sexual harassment. When Dix ...
And across the country, politicians are being accused of sexual harassment. We're certainly seeing this here in the Capitol here in D.C., but the same thing is happening on a local level in statehouses. In Ohio, several state politicians have come under fire. We asked Karen Kasler to tell us more. She's the ...
Or at least that's what Ugandan MP Ibrahim Abiriga insisted after he went for a "short call" — a Ugandan slang term for relieving one's self — on a wall near the country's finance ministry in the capital, Kampala, in broad daylight. That was in late September. Someone took photos of him caught in the act.
While politicians sling juvenile insults, Iowa has real issues. Rape kits are not being tested in a timely fashion. Sick Iowans cannot get their medication. Our state continues to be in a budget crisis that is crushing the poorest Iowans and our small communities. These are issues that impact us all and issues ...
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Iowa senator seeks to curtail perks for her colleagues in Congress. Laurel Beager ... “Iowans sent me to Congress to make Washington, D.C., squeal and that includes eliminating handouts to politicians,'' Ernst said. “To achieve the ultimate goal of lowering tax rates for hardworking ...
Two other high-ranking Republican politicians are partners in Whitaker's Des Moines law firm. Attorney Jack Whitver is the president of the Iowa ...
Immigration hardliner Representative Steve King of Iowa told Trump on Twitter that if reports of a possible agreement were true, "Trump base is ...
... chop on a stick at the Iowa State Fair (and liking it) and as damaging ... failed campaign and part strategy session for Democratic politicians ... Last point, and it's a big one: We don't check every statement a politician makes.
(Basically, any candidate who held a major political office before running or got at least a bit of the vote in Iowa or New Hampshire.) ...
Politicians around the country will think twice before trying to change ... even though Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate (R) said voter fraud was ...
"It was immediately killed in committee," the aspiring politician said. ... chosen to represent Iowa during the American Legion's Boys Nation in ...
And the politicians - some of them were members of Parliament - tried to cross the line. And here's me narrating what happened next. Police are ...
But as she skimmed past the northern Iowa cornfields on her way to her son .... “My thought was, why not tell the politicians to change it?
Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.; Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah; Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.; and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
Kim Reynolds touting Iowa's success with wind energy by writing an Op-Ed in the ... Reynolds is trying to impress politicians in D.C. by taking credit for ... Iowa's wind industry, Reynolds and her politician friends diverted funds, ...
Trump Is the 'Most Gifted Politician' of Our Time, Says Stephen Miller ... On Twitter Monday he cited “rallies in Penn, Iowa, Ohio” as a sign that ...
Iowa Democrats listen to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speak during ... It earns a politician press, an audience with the most engaged ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says the Iowa City VA Hospital was not responsible for an Iowa ...
That's good, but the pretext that she's still weighing his qualifications makes her sound like those Iowa caucusgoers or New Hampshire primary voters who claim they still don't know enough about the candidates after meeting each of them only six times.
You may have heard it before: the screams of a Republican, raving about how American universities have become the center of a sinister conspiracy by radical ...
ORANGE CITY, Iowa - A year ago, Evan Wielenga, 40, believed - as does his congressman, Steve King - that undocumented immigrants should all be deported.
On March 12, King, in support of anti-immigrant Dutch politician Geert Wilders, tweeted: "Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny.
"Devastating!" shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending "conservative" congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump's ...
University of Iowa sociology assistant professor Marina Zaloznaya says she's not surprised to see Russians organizing in the way they did over the weekend.
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy). New Indiana NCAA college basketball coach Archie Miller waves as he walks on to the court of Assembly Hall before he was introduced during a news conference on the court in Bloomington, Ind.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this March 22, 2017 photo, the Charging Bull and Fearless Girl statues are sit on Lower Broadway in New York.
SCHAEFER: As these states' politicians think about how to potentially replace the $300 million in annual federal funding, they wonder why this program is being targeted.
DES MOINES (AP) - The death of a 16-year-old girl has led to finger-pointing at the Iowa Legislature, and it's an indication of how much has changed in the 17 years since the death of another child prompted a bipartisan inquiry and passage of ...


 

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