Stephen Gruber-Miller, The Des Moines Register

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The Des Moines Register

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent articles by Stephen:

Felons in Iowa would need to pay restitution before they can vote, Senate bill says

The measure could make it easier for Republicans to support a constitutional amendment that Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds has advocated for. → Read More

'They ... don't want to face me,' Biden says after Ernst suggests he could be impeached

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said Sunday that House Democrats' impeachment of Trump has lowered the bar. Joe Biden responded saying the GOP is afraid. → Read More

Iowa inundated with caucus ads: $70 million already dropped on the state; $5.5 million by a pro-Biden super PAC

A longtime Biden ally formed Unite the Country super PAC to combat a spending gap he saw forming early in the primary race. → Read More

'The single most loyal constituency I have ever had': Joe Biden, in Des Moines, says of African American support

Biden, who was vice president for former President Barack Obama, the nation's first African American president, has strong support among African American voters nationally. → Read More

Joe Biden-Bernie Sanders' argument on Social Security spills into final sprint for Iowa

With less than two weeks before the Iowa caucuses, each is arguing they have the strongest records of protecting Social Security → Read More

Joe Biden says he would not 'make the deal' to testify in impeachment trial in exchange for Republican testimony

"Have you ever thought of just calling their bluff?" a voter asked Biden in Iowa. "... that might just take the gas right out of them." → Read More

Joe Biden accuses Bernie Sanders' campaign of misrepresenting his Social Security record by sharing 'doctored video'

The Biden-Sanders fight over Social Security comes a little more than two weeks before the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses. → Read More

Panel of state lawmakers approves amendment saying Iowa Constitution does not protect abortion rights

The meeting was the Iowa Legislature's first political battle over abortion since lawmakers returned Monday for the 2020 legislative session. → Read More

Kim Reynolds proposes 1-cent sales tax increase to fund water quality, mental health, income tax cuts

Governor proposes a state tax system realignment: 1-cent sales tax increase would fund water quality and mental health. Income taxes would be cut. → Read More

What's on Iowans' minds as Democratic presidential candidates head into Tuesday's debate?

Caucusgoers in Iowa want to know Democratic presidential candidates' stances on three things: Health care, climate change and education. → Read More

Iowa Poll: Joe Biden’s support remains steady less than one month before caucus night

Majorities of Biden supporters say a candidate's ability to unite the country is extremely important to them, 78%, as is choosing a candidate that has a superior chance of winning in November, 75%. → Read More

Gov. Kim Reynolds says her selections bring Iowa Supreme Court 'back to the middle'

The Register sat down with the governor to discuss her criteria for selecting new judges and what her appointments mean for the court's ideology. → Read More

Kim Reynolds calls Trump 'an advocate for farmers' as she urges reversal of ethanol waivers

The EPA recently granted waivers to 31 oil refineries, letting them off the hook from a requirement to blend ethanol and biodiesel into their fuel. → Read More

Joe Biden calls Donald Trump's tax cut idea 'the dumbest thing in the world'

During a two-day trip to Iowa, Biden offered a range of policies that he said would help stimulate the economy. → Read More

John Hickenlooper ends 2020 presidential campaign, considers Colorado senate bid

The former Colorado governor announced Thursday in a video that he would drop out of the 2020 race. → Read More

Joe Biden says 'poor kids' are 'just as talented as white kids'

The former vice president quickly corrected himself. He made the comment while speaking to the Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition Thursday night. → Read More

Joe Biden says 'poor kids' are 'just as talented as white kids'

The former vice president quickly corrected himself. He made the comment while speaking to the Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition Thursday night. → Read More

Joe Biden says 'poor kids' are 'just as talented as white kids'

The former vice president quickly corrected himself. He made the comment while speaking to the Iowa Asian and Latino Coalition Thursday night. → Read More

Joe Biden, in Iowa, says that Trump 'has fanned the flames of white supremacy'; Trump, on Twitter, says Biden is 'boring'

Joe Biden said that President Donald Trump's rhetoric on immigration is echoed in the racist message that the El Paso shooter posted online. → Read More

Unlike previous runs, Joe Biden is building out Iowa campaign team with 'robust' hiring, voter outreach

Biden is locking in existing backers and bringing in new support through extensive investment in social media and outreach from a growing staff roster. → Read More