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Iowa Debate: Warren, Sanders Face Off a Day After Sexism Row

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 8:30pm 1/14/2020 at 8:30pm
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Six Democratic presidential hopefuls take the stage at Drake University in Des Moines, IA.

It begins at 9 pm EST on CNN.

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Dem Worries About ‘Electability’ Dogging Warren Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 13, 2020 at 1:30pm 1/13/2020 at 1:30pm
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Electability has started to bother the Democratic Party with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) front and center.

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Diversity For Thee, But Not For We: Next Dem Debate Will Be All White

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 9:00am 1/8/2020 at 9:00am
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The number of candidates on the stage is going to look a little bit more normal at next week’s Democrat debate. So far, only five candidates have met the required thresholds for the CNN/Des Moines Register event.

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Iowa State Accused of Chilling Student Free Speech Ahead of Caucuses

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at 12:00pm 1/7/2020 at 12:00pm

The free speech advocacy group “Speech First” is launching a lawsuit over this.

Campus Reform reports:

LAWSUIT: Free speech org says Iowa State is ‘chilling’ political speech ahead of caucuses

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College Student Claims She Received Threats After Winning Recognition for Conservative Group

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 27, 2019 at 11:00am 12/27/2019 at 11:00am

Why should conservative American taxpayers fund higher education when things like this are so common?

Campus Reform reports:

Student says she faces doxxing threats after winning battle for TPUSA approval

The leader of a campus conservative group says she is facing threats of doxxing and physical harm after finally achieving official status for her...

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Student Files Bias Complaint Over University Event Celebrating Peanuts

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at 1:00pm 12/24/2019 at 1:00pm

There’s a complaint for everything, isn’t there? The student isn’t even allergic to peanuts.

The College Fix reports:

Student files bias complaint over university’s ‘Peanut Day’ event

Back in April, a University of Northern Iowa student — who is not even allergic to peanuts — filed a bias complaint with school officials over a...

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New Diversity Initiative at Iowa State Includes ‘Cultural Humility Training’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10:00am 12/11/2019 at 10:00am

Higher education is devolving into 1984 right before our eyes. Do we really want this to be free (taxpayer funded)?

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State promises major new diversity initiatives, including ‘cultural humility training’

Following a series of racist incidents on its campus, including vandalism and offensive photographs, Iowa State University’s administration has...

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Biden Loses Mind on Iowa Voter: ‘You’re a Damn Liar, Man’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 4:00pm 12/5/2019 at 4:00pm
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Is there something in the air? First Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi barks at a reporter.

Now 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden went ballistic on an audience member in Iowa who asked him about Hunter Biden’s role at Burisma Holdings.

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Iowa State Prof Gets Reported to Admin. for Allowing Students to Say Only Women Have Abortions

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 9:30am 11/9/2019 at 9:30am

This is pure 1984 type stuff.

The College Fix reports:

Iowa State professor reported to administration for allowing students to say only women have abortions

In an Iowa State University classroom recently, students began discussing the touchy issues of abortion and birth control when a student spoke up and declared those topics to be...

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Tom Steyer Aide Reportedly Tried to Buy Endorsements From Political Leaders in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 8, 2019 at 7:00am 11/8/2019 at 7:00am
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In August, liberal billionaire and 2020 Democratic candidate Tom Steyer was accused by some people of buying his way into the September debate.

Now his campaign faces accusations of trying to buy endorsements from political leaders in Iowa.

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ButtiSurge in Iowa Poll as Pete Lands in Third Behind Biden, Warren

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/21/2019 at 3:00pm
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg landed in third in the latest Suffolk University/USA Today poll. The pollsters asked “500 likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers.”

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains in first, but only one point in front of Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

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Latest Polling Indicates Kamala Harris’ Campaign Has Cratered in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/20/2019 at 12:00pm
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If Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) was hoping to get some good news about her slumping campaign after the fourth Democratic debate, polling information that was released by Emerson two days later gave her a rude awakening.

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Faculty at U. Iowa Told Not to Promote Upcoming Greta Thunberg Visit on School’s Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:30pm 10/5/2019 at 1:30pm
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At least one professor really wanted to promote this upcoming appearance, but the administration said they can’t use their social media to promote political policy changes.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa tells faculty not to promote Greta Thunberg visit via UI social media

In the news that teenage globe-trotting climate activist Greta Thunberg...

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Joe Biden’s Lead Evaporating in Key Early States as Warren Advances

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00am 9/26/2019 at 11:00am
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Joe Biden has maintained a strong lead among Democratic 2020 hopefuls for months, but he is now starting to slip. Elizabeth Warren is inching up, and as she does, Biden is losing ground in key early states.

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U. Iowa Marching Band Members Claim They Were Abused by Iowa State Fans During Game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 8:00am 9/23/2019 at 8:00am

No one deserves the treatment these students claim they suffered. How awful.

FOX News reports:

University of Iowa to probe band members’ claims of verbal abuse, sexual harassment by Iowa State fans

The University of Iowa has reopened an investigation into allegations by members of the school’s marching b...

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Iowa Joins List of States Now Enjoying California’s ‘Travel Ban’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:00am 9/18/2019 at 9:00am
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California added Iowa to the list of states on its “travel ban” list because of the state’s new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid.

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Iowa College Professor Resigns After Backlash From ‘I am Antifa’ Declaration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9:30am 8/24/2019 at 9:30am

Kirkwood Community College Professor Jeff Klinzman resigned after the school decided to remove him after he told a local news outlet, “I am Antifa.”

From Campus Reform:

Kirkwood Community College President Lori Sundberg released a statement Friday saying that the college accepted Jeff Klinzman’s resignation, according to a press release obtained by Campus...

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