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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...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Oct. 04, 2021 10:06 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. Oct. 3, 2021. Editorial: Restore fairness and transparency to the cattle market Agriculture towers as an economic engine in Nebraska, and cattle production accounts for the largest share of the state’s ag value. Nebraska is home...

Broken US prison security cameras targeted in senators' bill

Sep. 29, 2021 12:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Failing security cameras in federal prisons have allowed inmates to escape undetected and were at the center of the investigation when wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein killed himself behind bars in 2019. Now, lawmakers want to force the Bureau of Prisons to repair and...

Iowa GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley seeking reelection for 8th term

Sep. 24, 2021 10:21 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator, said Friday that he will seek an eighth term in 2022, giving the party more confidence in holding the seat as they fight to overtake Democrats' one-vote margin. The senator, who...

Today in History

Sep. 17, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2021. There are 105 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 17, 1787, the Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a...

Missouri River species recovery plan sees deep budget cuts

Sep. 06, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) — Beneath the swirling waters of the Missouri River, underwater microphones eavesdropped on fish. A boat of biologists drifted downstream, listening for the crisp beeps that would indicate a pallid sturgeon, tagged with an electronic tracker,...

Senators question FDA on work with opioid maker consultant

Aug. 23, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

Several U.S. senators are questioning the Food and Drug Administration’s work with a consulting firm that helped businesses sell prescription painkillers during the nation's overdose crisis. Democrat Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire and Republican Chuck Grassley of Iowa,...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Aug. 16, 2021 10:02 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. Aug. 13, 2021. Editorial: Kim Reynolds must use her power to keep the coronavirus delta variant in check, protect Iowans Many Iowans are worried about the illness and death the coronavirus delta variant will wreak here in coming...

Ex-US Sen. Mike Enzi of Wyoming dies after bicycle accident

Jul. 27, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died after he broke his neck in a bicycle accident. He was 77. Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends,...