Clark Kauffman

Clark Kauffman

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks with Jennifer Palmieri at Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium.

Harris asks Iowans to be vigilant in the face of a ‘full-on attack’ on freedom

By: - July 29, 2023

DES MOINES, Iowa — Vice President Kamala Harris stopped Friday in the state capital to call on Iowans to fight back against what she called a “full-on attack against hard-won freedoms.” During an hour-long stop at Des Moines’ Drake University, Harris focused on the Iowa Legislature’s recent passage of a law – stayed, for now, […]

Biden student debt forgiveness plan on temporary hold after appeals court ruling

By: and - October 22, 2022

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked the Biden administration from carrying out its student loan forgiveness plan, until the court makes a determination on a request for an injunction brought by six Republican-led states, according to multiple media reports. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is giving the Biden administration […]

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‘Easter Bunny’ listed as prosecutor in hundreds of Iowa court cases

By: - April 21, 2022

On April 4, the online docket sheets for hundreds of Polk County cases – primarily misdemeanors and drunken-driving cases – were revised to indicate they had been transferred to another “prosecutor” in the county attorney’s office by the name of “Easter Santa Bunny.”

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U.S. Supreme Court will hear dispute over California’s pork-sale restrictions

By: - March 28, 2022

The lawsuit, filed by the National Pork Producers Council and the American Farm Bureau Federation, attempts to nullify California’s voter-approved ballot measure dealing with hog confinement.