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The battle over Medicare has hit the airways in Iowa, as a group dedicated to fighting cuts to the popular government program has begun buying TV ads in Des Moines.
Another banner supporting the Occupy Wall Street movement appeared over Interstate 235 near downtown Des Moines on Monday morning, at least the third such “banner drops” seen in the last month over the major thoroughfare.
Leaders of the Faith and Freedom Coalition and the chairman of the Republican National Committee used combative language to describe the GOP’s bid to defeat President Obama and put in place further restrictions on abortion and marriage during a social conservative event in Iowa over the weekend.
About 100 supporters of the Occupy Des Moines movement gathered outside the Polk County Courthouse Wednesday morning in advance of an appearance before a judge for trespassing charges.
Some members of Iowa’s faith community received an invitation in their mailbox this week from the Iowa Renewal Project, which is featuring Texas Gov. Rick Perry in an all-expenses-paid Pastors’ Policy Briefing in Des Moines next month.
A new round of confrontation between demonstrators in Des Moines and law enforcement may erupt Friday night when a temporary permit allowing for 24-hour occupation of grounds on the west side of the Iowa Capitol expires.
Using the “human microphone,” where those in the crowd repeat what’s being said by the speaker so that everyone can hear, individuals offered their reasons for wanting to be a part of Occupy Des Moines Monday night; and clashed briefly with Iowa State Troopers before backing up to chants of More…