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Grassley Seeks Answers on Why Investigative Report on Veterans Affairs Watchdog Misconduct Never Became Public

Senator Chuck Grassley is seeking answers on why an investigative report of serious misconduct by a Department of Veterans Affairs deputy inspector general – who at one time served as acting inspector general — never became public. “I’m concerned that agencies are fighting each other over the release of reports like this and that they’re […]

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Thin Lake Ice Blamed for Two Deaths

Authorities say two Missouri men have died after falling through thin ice on Little River Lake in southern Iowa. The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office says rescue crews were called to the lake just north of Leon when someone reported seeing a person fall through the ice around 2 p.m. Sunday. Officials who initially arrived said […]


Iowa Democrats Face Criticism over Missteps at Caucus Sites

Four years after the Iowa Republican Party was criticized for mishandling an extremely close caucus, Democratic Party leaders are facing scrutiny over how they ran the state’s signature event. The tight contest between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on Monday has highlighted the complicated process Democrats use to determine the winner and the bumpy road […]