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On June 14, 2021, the Senate voted 53 - 44 to confirm the nomination of Judge Kentanji Jackson to the Washington, D.C. Circuit Court. Three Republican senators voted to confirm. Senator Chuck Grassley opposed it. I called his office to ask why he opposed the nomination.

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CNN's Gary Tuchman visits a county in Northwestern Colorado where the vaccination rate is low and the Covid-19 infection rate is high. The area is represented by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO), who is in defiance of new Covid rules on Capitol Hill.

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Republicans are playing hardball with an Iowa Democratic congressional candidate’s efforts five years ago to secure a tax break for a Marion baseball and softball complex developed by a former client of her family’s business.

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More than 100 Iowa Democratic elected officials and leaders have endorsed state Sen. Liz Mathis’ campaign for the Iowa U.S. House 1st District seat.

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(The Center Square) – The Texas border city of Laredo has sued the Biden administration, hoping to halt its policy of transferring several hundred people a day into the city who have illegally entered the U.S. through two Texas Border Patrol sectors: Rio Grande Valley and Del Rio.

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The spread of the Delta variant is putting unvaccinated Americans at greater risk of severe Covid-19. CNN Heroes Jake Wood, Dr. Jim Withers, and Dr. Wendy Ross have folded vaccination efforts into their already incredible work with communities that might otherwise be overlooked.

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Harrisburg, Pa. – In a Court Order filed today, Commonwealth Court President Judge P. Kevin Brobson announced a return to in-person argument sessions and outlined the Court argument schedule for the remainder of 2021.

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(The Center Square) – Democratic U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar is urging President Joe Biden to put a “pause” on accepting or releasing those who enter the U.S. illegally, citing the risk of spreading COVID-19, after news reports reveal that those who have tested positive are being released into local Texas border communities.

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DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday again urged Iowans to get vaccinated as the best defense against COVID-19 and its variants, but expressed frustration with changing federal mask guidelines she said are “counterproductive” in conveying a consistent message.

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DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday again urged Iowans to get vaccinated as the best defense against COVID-19 and its variants, but expressed frustration with changing federal mask guidelines she said are “counterproductive” in conveying a consistent message.

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Gov. Kim Reynolds on Wednesday again urged Iowans to get vaccinated as the best defense against COVID-19 and its variants.

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With the rise of the Delta variant, many vaccinated Americans tell pollsters they are still concerned about catching Covid-19-- so why is the population that's most vulnerable to the virus less worried about it? In the latest episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza examines the American "…

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One woman's son said she couldn't attend his wedding without the vaccine. A man wanted a chance at the state's lottery incentive. Here's why some who resisted the COVID-19 vaccine are getting it now.

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Family cattle farmers are the lifeline of rural communities across Iowa and the country, Sen. Chuck Grassley said on Wednesday, but “they’re currently on life support” because of consolidation in the meatpacking industry.