It is a free country so a Drake University professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies was welcome to hammer the student newspaper (the Times-Delphic) for the audacity of running an ad from AGAPE Pregnancy Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Beth Younger walloped AGAPE with the usual pro-abortion subtly(AGAPE is one of “these deceptive […]
A new poll published by the Des Moines Register puts Iowa State Senator Joni Ernst (R) six points ahead of Democratic challenger Bruce Braley (44-38 percent), while 12 percent of likely voters remain undecided. Braley has been heavily...Show More Summary
DES MOINES, Iowa – On the plane ride here, I read in National Review that state senator Joni Ernst was “running to the left” of her opponent, Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) on Social Security. Later, flipping on my television at...Show More Summary
From the Des Moines Register editorial board: At a press conference last week, Gov. Terry Branstad reiterated his long-held belief that Iowans should be allowed to vote on a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages. "It has been blocked in the Senate by the Senate leader," the governor observed. Show More Summary
A Des Moines Register poll released on Saturday put Republican Joni Ernst up six points over Democrat Bruce Braley among likely voters in Iowa. There are reasons not to over-hype this one poll, but it seems clear Ernst has at least a small lead, and without Iowa, it’s hard to see how Dems hold the […]
Republican Joni Ernst has opened up a 6 percentage point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in Iowa’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, according to a new Des Moines Register Iowa poll. Joni Ernst destroyed liberal Bruce Braley’s Claims in Sunday’s … Continue reading ?
Iowa told the Tesla Motors company to cut short three days of test drives earlier this month in West Des Moines. The Iowa Department of Transportation said the test drives were illegal because Tesla isn't licensed as an auto dealer in Iowa and state law prohibits carmakers from selling directly to the public. Show More Summary
In a race that may determine which party controls the U.S. Senate, Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has taken a six-point lead over Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA) in the Des Moines Register's Iowa Poll that was released on Saturday. Show More Summary
Tesla was in the middle of a three-day Model S test drive program in West Des Moines, Iowa when it was forced to cancel the final day of the event. The local dealers association ratted out the automaker to the state's Department of Transportation because only licensed "dealers" are allowed to offer test drives. Sigh. Read more...
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — Lots of cities would like to be described on television by a celebrity as a “community of distinction.” Fewer cities would be willing to make that happen by paying thousands to appear on a very low-rated infomercial produced by a company whose CEO had previous...
Here are two words that don’t seem to cohere: newspaper and virtual reality. Yet The Des Moines Register has completed a virtual reality project called Harvest of Change that uses today’s technology to explore an old-word place, a virtual...Show More Summary
As all of her Twitter followers know, LeAnn Rimes doesn't put up with any crap. Not in a cool, tough chick way, but in a wildly insecure, "OMG did someone in Des Moines just say they don't like outfit?!" way. So when she's not stalking...Show More Summary
The Des Moines Register has taken a step into the future by creating an Internet-based virtual world to accompany a new series of stories. In a journalism first, the virtual world created by the Gannett news service gives readers an interactive experience of an Iowa farm. Show More Summary
The Des Moines Register is launching a big interactive journalism package today, starring virtual reality. Situated in the heart of flyover country, the city of Des Moines, Iowa, doesn't tend to come up in many discussions centered on the technological future of journalism. Show More Summary
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Bloomberg Politics and the Des Moines Register have entered into a new polling partnership. The two outlets will jointly produce the Iowa Poll. This is the first time the storied Des Moines newspaper has fully partnered with a national...Show More Summary
On Sept. 22 DART begins publishing online the real-time locations of its buses, giving people a greater level of information about bus service in Greater Des Moines.
Today, the Des Moines Register and Gannett Company is undertaking a crazy new virtual reality experiment, in the hopes that people are willing to consume their news in the same way that they play Minecraft and BioShock: by walking around with a computer on their face.
Bloomberg Politics today announced a new polling, reporting, and events partnership with the Des Moines Register for coverage of the midterm and 2016 Presidential elections. Via a joint release: “The two outlets will jointly produceShow More Summary
For a small band of supercharged Democratic organizers, the pleasant Des Moines neighborhood of Beaverdale goes by another name: Obamadale. The moniker was bestowed three years ago by a motley crew of Democrats who first met as strangers over martinis at a local restaurant in the early days of President Obama's re-election bid, brought together […]