This article originally appeared on the Internatinal Business Times. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s office has released a highly critical report on the American Red Cross following an investigation into the charity's management of funds. The...Show More Summary
The American Bar Association has given its highest rating to Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. In a report sent to the Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Tuesday, the ABA’s Standing Committee on the Federal Judiciary deemed Garland “well qualified” to serve on the court. Show More Summary
The Senate today failed to pass amendments to appropriation bills funding background checks on guns and sharing state mental health records with the feds. Senators voted 53-47 on a proposal from Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that would reauthorize... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
“Democrats are increasingly laying a hammer to Sen. Chuck Grassley as they seek to unseat the Iowa Republican,” The Hill reports. “Grassley’s Senate seat is widely handicapped as likely to stay in the GOP column, but Democrats believe the rise [...]
Leading Off: ? IA-Sen: In the first-ever poll of Iowa's Senate race, conducted a week after former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge won the Democratic primary, PPP finds veteran GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley leading her by a less-than-dominant 48-41 margin. Show More Summary
Leading the blockade on President Obama's Supreme Court nominee is not helping Sen. Chuck Grassley back home. A new PPP poll shows he has a single-digit lead over Democrat Patty Judge, who just won her primary. Grassley is leading, with...Show More Summary
In the ongoing saga of Sen. Chuck Grassley not holding up well under the intense scrutiny he's under for his Supreme Court blockade, add this incredibly ham-handed moment, in which he compared Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor'sShow More Summary
"You just can't equate the two," Grassley said after he equated the two. Sen. Chuck Grassley Wednesday said he wasn’t equating Donald Trump's racist attacks on a U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s “Mexican heritage” with Supreme Court...Show More Summary
Donald Trump’s criticisms of U.S District Judge Gonzalo Curiel have received backlash from pretty much everyone. But Wednesday afternoon, Sen. Chuck Grassley made a tepid attempt to defend the nominee’s remarks by comparing them to comments made by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor about her own ethnic background. Show More Summary
Iowa's largest newspaper attacked the state's senior senator for praising Donald Trump and refusing to fill judicial vacancies in an editorial Wednesday. "As Edmund Burke said, the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing," The Des Moines Register wrote in the editorial. Show More Summary
Recently Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), reintroduced legislation - S. 2911 - that would make it unlawful for a meatpacking company to own, feed, or control livestock intended for slaughter. According to the National Farmers Union, livestock...Show More Summary
After winning her primary Tuesday, Iowa Democrat and former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge is ready to take on Sen. Chuck Grassley in November. Grassley's leadership in the GOP blockade of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has been dogging him back home. Show More Summary
Someone needs to take Chuck Grassley aside for an evaluation of his mental acuity. I know this is a tough election season and he's got a fascist to defend, but this makes no sense. While defending Donald's hits on Judge Curiel, Grassley...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) on Wednesday downplayed Donald Trump's attack on a federal judge's Mexican heritage -- something that's thrown the GOP into chaos all week -- and said it's basically the same thing as Supreme...Show More Summary
The Iowa Republican is running for his seventh term in the Senate, but this time, he faces a tough challenger amid growing criticism for his handling of President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee.
Chuck Grassley drawing a parallel between Trump and Sotomayor is sad, factually incorrect, and entirely unnecessary.
The Des Moines Register is not happy with Iowa's senior Sen. Chuck Grassley, not one bit. Just check out the headline to this op-ed: "Grassley ignores judicial crisis and Trump's racism." On judicial emergencies created by longstanding...Show More Summary
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) responds to Donald Trump's racism with a big ¯\_(?)_/¯ The post A Top Republican Senator’s Ridiculous Defense Of Donald Trump’s Racism appeared first on ThinkProgress.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Democrats nominated Patty Judge on Tuesday to challenge Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, opting for a former lieutenant governor with a fitting name to make the case that the longtime Republican senator overreached by refusing hearings for President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. Judge defeated state Sen. Rob Hogg […]
From Jim’s report on Judge Curiel: “Empathy does not play a role in the judicial process,” Curiel wrote in response to questions from Senator Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), contradicting the perspective of President Obama. “A judge protects...Show More Summary