Iowans have seen political commercials during big football games in past years, and Saturday’s Cy-Hawk game will feature more of the same.
The third Democratic presidential debate late Thursday featured all the polling leaders on stage for the first time.
Gov. Kim Reynolds appointed a new director of the Iowa Department of Human Services Thursday, with Kelly Kennedy Garcia set to replace Interim Director Gerd Clabaugh Nov. 1.
Americans have one of the lowest voter turnout rates in the developed world, compounded with tens of millions not even registered to vote.
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., kicked off his “Grassroots College Campus Tailgate Tour” Sunday at Iowa State with a call for action aimed at younger voters.
The American public as a whole has shifted steadily to being more supportive of LGBTQIA+ rights over the past twenty years.
A new Democrat has entered the race to take on incumbent Republican Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak.
On Nov. 9, 2015, Kathryn and Jeffrey Schussler woke up to knocking on their door.
Labor Day was made a federal holiday for employees of the U.S. government in 1894, originally scheduled as a day to celebrate labor and the trade union movement.
Iowa Democrats will likely not be holding virtual caucuses in 2020, despite months of planning by the state party. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) torpedoed the work of the Iowa Democratic Party to expand access to voting in the caucuses to those unable to physically attend them.
Retired United States Navy Admiral and former Rep. Joe Sestak, D-Pa., will speak at the Story County Democrats meeting 7:45 p.m. Thursday. The event will be at the Ames Public Library.
Only 10 Democrats have qualified for the next presidential debate — winnowing the field and ensuring there will only be one debate night — Sept. 12.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., a national talk show host and former Illinois congressman announced Sunday he will enter the Republican Party primary against President Donald Trump for the presidential nomination.
UPDATE: This story has been updated to note the campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders is active on the Iowa State campus.
Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, faces three primary challengers in his bid for renomination in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. This is the first time he faces a serious challenge for the Republican nomination since he was first elected in 2002.
Planned Parenthood finds itself in a battle with Republicans as President Donald Trump’s administration implements new guidelines on abortion.
Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, has brought Iowa’s 4th Congressional District under the spotlight, with international attention being given to his comments on rape and incest Wednesday.
All bets are on as Iowa is set to legalize sports gambling at noon Thursday.
The race for the Republican nomination in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District includes multiple candidates, with incumbent Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, facing his first primary challengers since he first ran for the House in 2002.
This year’s iteration of the Iowa State Fair will include contributions from Iowa State, along with a litany of other attractions and the quadrennial visit to the fair by a multitude of presidential candidates.
Voting rights advocates around the country held candle-light vigils Tuesday night, demanding Congress restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA).
The former mayor of Iowa City and an Iowa State Extension associate program director, Ross Wilburn, will represent Campustown and the Iowa State campus in the state legislature.
J.D. Scholten’s second bid for a seat in Congress follows a close loss to Rep. Steve King, R-Storm Lake, in 2018.
The League of Women Voters of Iowa will host a candlelight vigil Tuesday to illuminate the Supreme Court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder and its impact on the 1965 Voting Rights Act (VRA).
The regent university presidents spoke to the Board of Regents during their meeting Thursday with Iowa State President Wendy Wintersteen, saying she was surprised at the drop in international student enrollment.
The Board of Regents meeting for August is anticipated to be brief, but will cover a few items related to Iowa State.
Ames Mayor John Haila proclaimed the week of Aug. 11-17 as American Wind Week on Tuesday.
Iowa was one of the last states to join the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC), and every year, its membership generates savings for the state.
The former director of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) has a now-well-known love for the late-rapper Tupac, but that is apparently not the reason for his dismissal by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Lottery officials are nearing a final settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit for thousands of lottery players who bought tickets for rigged drawings in the Hot Lotto fraud case, broken by now-Auditor Rob Sand several years ago.
After sending Tupac Shakur lyrics to all agency employees, then-Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven was asked to resign the next workday by Gov. Kim Reynolds.
Ames City Council will discuss “Campustown public improvements,” among other issues in its meeting Tuesday.
Chris Nelson announced he is seeking a third term on the Ames City Council Monday.
As the Fourth of July festivities continue, several children in red, white and blue gathered in excitement and anticipation as they waited for the Fourth of July parade to begin.
Democrats have a nominee for the special election called to fill the vacancy in Iowa House District 46.
Three candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for the vacant Iowa House District 46 seat.
Amber Corrieri is seeking a promotion from Ames voters.
Story County Democrats will soon have their candidate for Iowa House District 46.
Kimberly Graham never thought she would run for office, but now she finds herself several months into a senatorial campaign, aiming to change the way the country operates.
Ross Wilburn, diversity officer and associate program director for community and economic development for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is seeking the Democratic nomination for the vacant Iowa House District 46 seat.
Gov. Kim Reynolds has appointed Jim Kurtenchbach as director of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services. He will take the position effective July 1.
An act signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds ended the city’s ability to enforce residential rental-caps, so the council is left to consider whether the current rental housing code is sufficient to deter rental property encroachment in historically owner-occupied neighborhoods.
Sen. Joni Ernst formally began her re-election bid during her now-annual “Roast and Ride” fundraiser in Boone on Saturday.
Of the three Democratic candidates currently running in their party’s primary for U.S. Senate in 2020, attorney Kimberly Graham is the only one to have never previously run for elected office.