Barbara Rodriguez is our statehouses reporter. She most recently worked at the Des Moines Register, where she covered health care, politics and state government. Before that, Barbara was the Iowa statehouse reporter for The Associated Press, where she worked for a decade.
In a conversation with The 19th, the Republican congresswoman talked about why her new political action committee aims to elect more women to her party, and she offered advice to women thinking about running.
As the pandemic struck the nation and other states expanded the option for mail-in voting, elections officials turned to Jena Griswold, the Colorado secretary of state, for guidance.
The litigation is part of a national movement toward exempting menstrual products from states' sales taxes.
In a space dominated by Democratic groups, the LBJ Women’s Campaign School highlights its nonpartisan approach in trying to help more women get elected to office. It’s not that simple.
The long-term ramifications of the pandemic on political campaigning are still unclear, but there are signs that mothers could be disproportionately affected.