Native Americans received more attention from presidential candidates this week than in previous years. Nine 2020 Democratic hopefuls attended a forum in Sioux City, Iowa, to discuss U.S. treaty obligations to Native people, the epidemic of violence against Native women,…
By Josh Buettner, Iowa Public TV
In the American West, recreational and tourist activities on public lands can conflict with agriculture, ranching and mining. Despite this potential clash between leisure and livelihood, the people of Grand Junction, Colorado, have found a way to share their state’s…
By Dan Cooney, Magan Crane
Among the many must-attend events for presidential candidates, few are as iconic as the Iowa State Fair.
By Associated Press
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock blistered President Donald Trump and promised to fight for the state in the general election if they win the Democratic nomination.
Can they help Democrats win in 2020?…
By Michelle L. Price, Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
The tele-caucus systems are aimed at opening the local-level political gatherings to more people.
By Thomas Beaumont, Darlene Superville, Associated Press
The president unleashed a series of schoolyard taunts of the former vice president before taking off from the White House, declaring "Joe Biden is a dummy."…
By Associated Press
Though the Democratic nomination is early and fluid, the visits to Iowa offer a glimpse into what a Trump-Biden matchup would look like if the former vice president wins the nomination. Even before they landed in the state on Tuesday,…
Over the weekend, 2020 presidential campaigning in Iowa seemed to shift into a higher gear, as 19 Democratic hopefuls visited the state for its Democratic Party Hall of Fame dinner. Former Vice President Joe Biden was notably absent from the…
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
In the state where Obama's 2008 candidacy cleared its first important hurdle, black Democrats are energized as seldom seen, in part motivated by overwhelming dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump.
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