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Former congressman J. C. Watts tours Iowa for Rand Paul

When former Oklahoma Rep. J. C. Watts toured Iowa last week in support of Rand Paul, the Republican spoke plainly about Paul’s tax plan. “We don’t need more taxes, we need more taxpayers,” he said, speaking to a crowd at the Airliner in Iowa City.   While in town, Watts spoke at length about Paul’s […]

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Protesters call out Ernst on minimum wage, women’s rights

U.S. Sen. candidate Joni Ernst brought her pal, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, to Iowa City Wednesday for a campaign event that was marred by multiple protesters who interrupted their speeches on the steps outside Gilmore Hall on the University of Iowa campus. Right before the candidates arrived, the event was pushed outside. Shouting “Raise the […]

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The war on drugs: A new direction?

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When Kanye West said George Bush doesn’t care about black people, a lot of people probably thought he had a point. The former president was under heat for his handling of Hurricane Katrina’s destruction of New Orleans. But long before that, some Republicans had earned the reputation from their opposition to the civil rights movement […]

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