Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
'You voted for this bill in a rush. There were no committee hearings. This is my life,' one constituent said to Rep. Rod Blum (R-Iowa) on Monday night
Nika Knight, staff writer
Iowa capitol building
The proposed law 'could bring about a Soviet-style purge of liberal-leaning...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Republican legislators are proposing laws that would criminalize nonviolent...


The drama in Iowa gave us so much: The spectacle of a surge for the messiah-minded, what-separation-of-church-and-state Cruz and his religious right "skin-crawlingly creepy" supporters; the archetypal "wake-up call" for a smug Democratic party that proved woefully out of touch with the change so many voters want; and this fabulous photo of gleeful hard-won triumph. Wheel's still in spin.