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No. 2 House Republican refuses to say election wasn’t stolen

Oct. 10, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House's second-ranking Republican, Rep. Steve Scalise, repeatedly refused to say on Sunday that the 2020 election wasn’t stolen, standing by Donald Trump’s lie that Democrat Joe Biden won the White House because of mass voter fraud. More than...

Iowa's GOP leaders stand by Trump as he repeats false claims

Oct. 09, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Sen. Charles Grassley and Gov. Kim Reynolds embraced Donald Trump’s return to Iowa on Saturday, standing by the former president as he repeated his false claims of voter fraud and a stolen election to a crowd of thousands. The...

Local school boards emerge as hot races in November election

Oct. 09, 2021 16:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a school district near the Ohio state capital, school board members up for reelection this year have been subjected to a steady stream of lawsuits and attacks, both in-person and online. In another, an incumbent up for reelection who supports student mask...

Second Iowa redistricting special session set for Oct. 28

Oct. 08, 2021 17:55 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Legislature will meet in another special session on Oct. 28 to consider a second set of maps as part of the redistricting process required by law every 10 years. Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation Friday setting the date for the...

Judge continues to prohibit Iowa enforcement of mask ban law

Oct. 08, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A federal judge Friday extended an order that will prevent state officials from enforcing a law that prohibits school districts from implementing mask requirements until a federal lawsuit challenging the law can be heard. Judge Robert Pratt had...

Haley, Scott, Rubio advising group pushing for GOP diversity

Oct. 07, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an advisory council featuring several potential future presidential contenders. The Republican State Leadership Committee launched...

Reynolds, Ricketts join GOP governors at US-Mexico border

Oct. 06, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts joined eight other Republican governors Wednesday at the U.S.-Mexico border to criticize Democratic President Joe Biden's handling of immigration issues. The governors who gathered in Texas...

Reynolds joining Republican governors for Texas border tour

Oct. 05, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds will travel to Texas to join nine other Republican governors for a Wednesday tour of the border with Mexico. The cost of the trip will be shared between Iowa taxpayers and a nonprofit Republican governor's group. ...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Oct. 04, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

Fort Dodge Messenger. Oct. 2, 2021. Editorial: Redistricting plan deserves support. Iowa’s approach should be widely emulated Every 10 years, the United States government counts the number of people who reside in our nation. This census then becomes...

Iowa school district begins own COVID-19 testing program

Sep. 30, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s largest public school system will offer drive-through COVID-19 tests starting next week, in an effort to counter rising virus infections since the governor discontinued a statewide testing program. Des Moines Public Schools officials...