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Like well-known voter ID laws, the measures upheld in the Midwest will keep mostly poor minorities form voting, but they receive much less attention. READ MORE »


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Only two weeks are left until the Iowa caucus and Trump is as Trump as ever with his latest statements. During a campaign stop at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, the current Republican front-runner showed us that he has a head the size of this blizzard and ensures the media that his voters will… READ MORE »


Celebs

Hillary Clinton teamed up with singer Demi Lovato in Iowa for a rally on Thursday during her campaign tour.

Over 1,600 people – mostly young voters – attended the event where Hillary was met with raucous applause when she appeared on stage.

But even more exciting was when singer Demi Lovato… READ MORE »


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Pop star Katy Perry showed up in Des Moines, Iowa to rally at Hillary Clinton’s campaign, the Saturday before an important dinner with thousands of Iowa Democrats 100 days before Iowa’s “leadoff presidential caucuses.”

The Democratic party’s annual Jefferson-Jackson fundraising dinner is a key dinner before the caucuses begin.

Katy and Hills even snapped a… READ MORE »


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2016 Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s ‘Super PAC Right to Rise’ campaign sort of jumped the gun on sending a mailer to 85,000 Iowans, without checking the damn image first.

Some graphics person may very well lose their job because uh, there is definitely something up with Jeb’s left hand here:

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We’re shocked, just SHOCKED! READ MORE »


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All abortions would be classified as feticides, a class A felony punishable by life imprisonment without chance for parole, under a new bill introduced on Wednesday by Iowa State Representative Kim Pearson, a Tea Party Republican. Pearson’s bill states:
Any person who intentionally terminates a human pregnancy, with the knowledge and consent of the… READ MORE »


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Zach Wahls, the son of two lesbians, addressed the Iowa legislature in defense of same-sex marriage this past year. This is the footage of his impassioned speech. Okay, I want to marry Zach now. Or vote for him. What year will he be eligible to run for president? But seriously, his words were so eloquent… READ MORE »


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I consider myself a Christian and nothing pisses me off more than when people are bigoted a**holes and couch it in “Christianity.” Yes, I’m talking about you, Victoria Childress, baker in Iowa. Victoria was courted by a lesbian couple, Trina Vodraska and Janelle Sievers, to prepare a wedding cake for their June nuptials. But during a… READ MORE »


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Holy thought police, bat girl! Police in Iowa arrested a pregnant woman in her second trimester last month for telling a nurse she’d been thinking about having an abortion. While in the hospital after falling down a flight of stairs, Christine Taylor, 22, told a nurse about her employment and marital woes; Christine also said… READ MORE »


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Abortion providers in Des Moines, Iowa are using videoconferencing — or “telemedicine” — to administer RU-486, the abortion pill. Women can sit next to a nurse at a clinic and with a click of the mouse, the doctor can open a drawer to provide her a dosage. Opponents of abortion rights say administering the… READ MORE »


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“[The Iowa State Supreme Court] reaffirmed that a statute inconsistent with the Iowa constitution must be declared void even though it may be supported by strong and deep-seated traditional beliefs and popular opinion.” [AP] … READ MORE »


Guys

Depending on which poll you’re reading, the Senator from Illinois may be in the lead in today’s Iowa Caucus. We’re not going to indicate where we stand politically in the current primary race, however, we will indicate where our lady parts stand — firmly in Obama’s pants…err, camp. The inspired speaker and youngest Presidential candidate… READ MORE »


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We’re not political analysts or anything, but we’re going to take a wild guess and say that Republican Presidential Candidate Fred Thompson just lost a whole lot of potential votes. On Wednesday in Iowa, he said, “There is no woman on the horizon that ought to be president next year, let’s all agree on that.” READ MORE »