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Russians indicted in Trump probe paid for a Hillary-in-a-cage float, but Iowans got there first

On Friday, 13 Russians and three companies—described by The Washington Post as “a notorious Russian group of Internet trolls”—were indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as part of his investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election. Tucked away in the indictment is a strange detail that calls to mind a 2016 incident in western Iowa’s Carroll County. […]

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Democracy in Crisis: I took my Trump-loving father to Mar-A-Lago

A couple of weeks ago, my dad and I stood on a Palm Beach sandbar staring at President Trump’s Mar-A-Lago golf club and resort. Even though my dad and I were standing on the same sandbar, looking through the same zoomed phone screen, squinting in the same midday sun and turned away by the same security guard, we saw totally different things. […]

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Photos: Bernie Sanders campaigns for Hillary Clinton in Iowa City

This campaign season has proved that Bernie Sanders is no stranger to Iowa City. The Vermont Senator and former Democratic Presidential candidate returned to campaign for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton on Friday. Sanders spoke along with Johnson County Democrats Mike Carberry and Rod Sullivan of the Board of Supervisors, as well as Kurt Friese, a […]

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Bernie Sanders in Iowa City this afternoon for get-out-the-vote rally

Bernie Sanders Iowa City Rally College Green Park — Friday, Nov. 4, 2016 at 2:45 p.m. With just four days left before the election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders will be in Iowa City’s College Green Park (600 E College St.) this afternoon at 2:45 p.m. for a rally on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary […]

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Ben Harper serenaded Cedar Rapidians on behalf of Hillary Clinton

Three-time Grammy winner Ben Harper performed a free concert at the Iowa Brewing Company in Cedar Rapids Thursday afternoon to encourage voters to get out and support Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “It’s a sticky business — music and art and politics,” Harper said. “But you all know why I’m here.” Harper spoke briefly to […]

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Ben Harper performs in Cedar Rapids on Thursday in support of Clinton

Ben Harper Iowa Brewing Company — Thursday, Nov. 3 at 2:45 p.m. In the latest round of celebrity get-out-the-vote efforts here in Iowa, folk/blues musician Ben Harper will be appearing in Cedar Rapids for a concert at Iowa Brewing Company (708 3rd St. SE) in support of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Harper, who’s most […]

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Clinton aimed for women voters during NewBo City Market rally

With less than two weeks before Election Day, Clinton stood among a crowd in Cedar Rapids’ NewBo City Market to rally voters, especially women, and encourage them to take advantage of early voting opportunities. The girl power theme was hard to miss, from T-shirts declaring “Madame President” to the speeches from local female candidates and […]

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Donald Trump to stump in Cedar Rapids just hours after Hillary Clinton event

Donald Trump Rally McGrath Amphitheatre — Friday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. Both presidential candidates will be in Cedar Rapids Friday Oct. 28, hoping to garner votes. With only 11 days left until the election, Hillary Clinton will be at the NewBo City Market at 1:15 p.m. and Donald Trump will be at the McGrath […]

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Hillary Clinton to encourage early voting in Cedar Rapids

Clinton - Photo by Adam Burke

With the election less than two weeks away, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be swinging through Cedar Rapids on Friday for an event aimed at encouraging women to vote early. The Women Win Early Vote Rally will be held in the NewBo City Market (1100 3rd St. SE). Doors will open at 11:15 a.m. […]

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Amber Tamblyn heads to Iowa City to get out the vote

Early Voting with Amber Tamblyn Ped Mall — Monday, Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. Actress, director, and writer Amber Tamblyn is hitting the streets in downtown Iowa City today for the University of Iowa’s Early Vote event at 12:30 p.m. on the Ped Mall. Tamblyn has been stumping for Clinton across Iowa, beginning with assisting […]

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Planned Parenthood president on presidential election: ‘Nothing is more important in the next 34 days’

Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, spoke on behalf of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a speech at an official Clinton campaign event in Iowa City on Wednesday. “Nothing is more important in the next 34 days,” Richards said, encouraging attendees to help with get-out-the-vote efforts as election day nears. In her speech to […]

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