Lawyer for Republicans argues that Johnson County auditor didn’t have discretion to disobey state directive regarding absentee ballot forms

Angelena Iglesia

IOWA CITY — A lawyer, arguing for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee, said Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert didn’t have discretion to send out prefilled absentee ballot request forms for the Nov. 3 general election. The prefilled forms — also mailed in Linn and Woodbury […]

How Republicans and Democrats Think About Coronavirus

Angelena Iglesia

Aaron E. Carroll and Ashish Jha: This is how we can beat the coronavirus The disparity between the parties was underscored Thursday afternoon when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and California Governor Gavin Newsom, both Democrats, issued rapid-fire orders closing down all non-essential businesses, first in the city and then […]