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Republicans gain big in blue-collar elections but narrowly in affluent state elections

State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment these days. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever candidates and local notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in this century of increasing partisan polarization and straight-ticket voting, local special elections are a proxy for opinions on national issues.

Republican flips Iowa state House seat controlled by Democrats for almost 30 years

A Republican candidate won a special election in Iowa this week to flip a state House seat that had been held by Democrats for nearly three decades.

Donald Trump tells thousands at a rally in Iowa, ‘We’re going to take America back’

(Des Moines Register) Former President Donald Trump returned to Iowa Saturday for his first visit to the state after losing the presidential election in November,...

Double standard? Democrats nix COVID tests for illegal migrants, mandate vaccines for Border Patrol

Iowa Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks' amendment was rejected by 217 Democrats voting against it.

Biden gets BOOED at Congressional ballgame as members of his own party threaten to strike out his domestic agenda

President Joe Biden made a surprise appearance at Wednesday night's Congressional Baseball Game, glad-handing lawmakers as members of his own party threaten to strike out his domestic agenda.

California bans travel to Ohio over law protecting religious freedom of healthcare professionals

California's Attorney General has barred state employees from traveling to Ohio using taxpayer dollars over its enactment of a law that he characterized as "anti-LBGTQ+."

Joe Rogan predicts Trump run, says he’s ‘probably gonna win’ against ‘decaying’ Biden; Harris would lose ‘just as badly’

Influential podcaster Joe Rogan says that Donald Trump is the likely next U.S. president in a potential rematch with “decaying” President Joe Biden. VP Kamala Harris doesn’t stand much of a chance against Trump either if she becomes the Democrat nominee, according to Rogan.

Recovering Our Common Sense Means Rediscovering The Divine

A recently translated book by French theologian Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, 'Thomistic Common Sense,' argues that modernity has made a lot of life's basic questions more complicated than they need to be.

$5.9M ransomware attack on major agriculture group poses risk to US grain, pork, chicken supply

Attack is believed to have been carried out by BlackMatter, a successor of Colonial Pipeline hacker DarkSide.

Iowa back to disliking Biden, just 31% approve

What is it with Iowa and President Joe Biden?

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