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These days, I stand in front of audiences and engage in what is politely called “public speaking” more often than even Mr. Gentry ever imagined when I showed up at his office door 55 …

  President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student loans for many borrowers is fair game for vigorous debate — and disagreement.Americans have been …

Not all of the best medicine comes with a prescription from a physician.Don’t read this to mean I am advocating treating coronavirus with ivermectin, a drug more often used on horses. …

By Randy EvansPeople in the health care field have worked their tails off since the Covid pandemic hit Iowa with a vengeance in 2020.Doctors, nurses and all manner of technicians and support staff …

It is difficult for many of us to muster empathy for people accused of crimes who have complaints about the way police treated them.This lack of empathy probably occurs because ordinary folks do not …

In my day job, I wear the hat of the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization has been around for 40+ years.We advocate on behalf of the …

Transparency is the cornerstone of trust and accountability. That’s why I’ve worked hard to maintain a high standard of transparency as your senator, including by holding meetings in all …

It was not in the menu, but there was a heaping helping of irony served up one evening last week at a restaurant in Washington, D.C.U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was dining at …

The Iowa State University agricultural engineering graduate began raising sheep and crops. He also set about working to restore the “prairie pothole” ecology of shallow wetlands that was …

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