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Roxanne Barton Conlin (born June 30, 1944) is an American lawyer who served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa from 1977 to 1981. A Democrat, she was an unsuccessful...

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  • This Could Be The Year Iowa Sends Its First Woman To Congress

      News Source: National Public Radio | 3 months ago
    For many residents who pride themselves on a progressive civil rights history that predates statehood, that political reality has become an exasperating distinction shared with only one other state Mississippi. "It's very irritating to be grouped
  • John Edwards on the war on poverty

      News Source: CNN | 6 months ago
    Obama's address comes within weeks of the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson launching the "War on Poverty" in his first State of the Union address. Since then, poverty has held an uneven place in American political discourse even as the
  • Iowa gender gap: Women more likely to run as Democrats

      News Source: USA Today | 10 months ago
    An Iowa woman who runs in either a Democratic or Republican primary for statewide or federal office has good odds of winning, the results of more than three decades of races show. But the Republicans have been on the losing end when it comes to the
  • Gov. Branstad's lawyer tries to dismiss lawsuit

      News Source: Ledger-Enquirer | 1 year ago
    Iowa Lawyers for Gov. Terry Branstad want a discrimination lawsuit against the governor dismissed in federal court...They say the lawsuit filed by Iowa Workers Compensation Commissioner Christopher Godfrey this year is similar to a suit he filed in
  • PCM, Superintendent face civil suit

      News Source: Newton Daily News | 1 year ago
    A survey dated June 21 was sent out to Prairie City-Monroe School District parents, inquiring about what athletic teams their children have played on the last two years, and if the student has ever been subjected to or witnessed behavior that could
  • Iowa may be progressive in many ways, but lags in electing women

      News Source: Star Tribune | 1 year ago
    It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn't quite so progressive it's also one of just two states to never elect a woman governor or
  • Families of Pella pool drowning victims sue city, Christian group

      News Source: Des Moines Register | over 2 years ago
    The families of two Haitian teenagers who drowned nearly two years ago in a Pella municipal pool have filed federal and state lawsuits against the city and the youth group that organized the outing. See the federal lawsuit Gael Chrispin, 14, and
  • Fresh allegations are tipping point for Herman Cain, Iowa conservatives say

      News Source: Des Moines Register | over 2 years ago
    Chief politics writer, covering all candidates Sharon Bialek arrives for her news conference in New York today where she accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of making an unwanted sexual advance against her in 1997. She said she


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