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IRS claims to have lost over 2 years of Lerner emails

IRS claims to have lost over 2 years of Lerner emails

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) issued the following statement regarding the Internal Revenue Service informing the Committee that they have lost Lois Lerner…

Obama: No US troops to be sent to Iraq (video)

Obama: No US troops to be sent to Iraq (video)

By Nick Simeone, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 – Citing the “huge investments and sacrifices” Americans have made in Iraq, President Barack Obama said today that…

Iowa cops chase confused woman, bust her out of car

Iowa cops chase confused woman, bust her out of car

ATLANTIC, IA – A Nebraska woman caused some trouble for Iowa police today. On June 13th, Cass County, Iowa communications received a call reporting a female subject was in the…

Bookmeyer wants Hickey re-appointed to Corridor Board

Bookmeyer wants Hickey re-appointed to Corridor Board

MASON CITY – Mason City Mayor Eric Bookmeyer wants city councilman Travis Hickey re-appointed to the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Board, and has added his re-appointment as a director…

Former Charles City woman accused of sexual abuse of a child

Former Charles City woman accused of sexual abuse of a child

DES MOINES – A woman from Hamilton county – formerly of Charles City – is charged with felony second degree sexual abuse involving a child. Jill Tjernagel, age 55, now of…

Mason City man in jail for third time in recent weeks

Mason City man in jail for third time in recent weeks

MASON CITY – Caught twice in recent weeks for drunk driving and other violent acts, a Mason City man was arrested for violating a no-contact order on Wednesday. A Mason…

MC man arrested again for public intoxication

MC man arrested again for public intoxication

MASON CITY – A Mason City man who has been arrested numerous times from being drunk in public and causing problems was arrested again recently by Mason City police, even as…

Ask the Governor: Video

Ask the Governor: Video

DES MOINES – Governor Branstad spent three minutes and thirty-six seconds this week answering hand-picked questions from Iowans. Watch the video: httpv://youtu.be/8vZcKwQNr0Q…

Defense secretary continues to monitor extremist violence in Iraq

By Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 – Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel continues to monitor the situation in Iraq, where an armed militant extremist group…

U.S. pledges additional humanitarian assistance to Iraq as country spirals into chaos

U.S. pledges additional humanitarian assistance to Iraq as country spirals into chaos

From the U.S. State Department, June 12, 2014 – The United States is concerned that the deteriorating security situation is deepening the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. The International Organization for…

Iowa man caught driving drunk with meth, assaults officer

Iowa man caught driving drunk with meth, assaults officer

ATLANTIC, IA – An Iowa man was caught for a third time with methamphetamine after eluding a police officer while driving drunk. As the result of a pursuit in southern…

Waterloo man pleads guilty in voter fraud case

Waterloo man pleads guilty in voter fraud case

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz announced that Philip Michael Thomas of Waterloo pled guilty in a voter fraud case last week. “I want to thank the…

Charles City to host Party in the Park tonight

Charles City to host Party in the Park tonight

CHARLES CITY – Charles City’s second of the 2014 Party in the Park series is set for Friday, June 13, 2014, in Central Park from 5-9 p.m. This week’s festivities…

Border Patrol saves two drowning illegals from Mexico

Border Patrol saves two drowning illegals from Mexico

WESLACO, Texas – A U.S. Border Patrol agent saved the lives of two men last Saturday, who were struggling to swim in the Rio Grande. Agents were working near the…

Letter from the President: War Powers Resolution

Letter from the President: War Powers Resolution

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT TO THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE OF THE SENATE June 12, 2014 Dear Mr. Speaker: (Dear…

Readout of the Vice President’s call with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

Readout of the Vice President’s call with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki

WASHINGTON – Vice President Biden spoke Thursday morning with Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki. The Vice President expressed the United States’ solidarity with Iraq in its fight against the Islamic…

President Obama undergoes physical examination

President Obama undergoes physical examination

  PHYSICIAN TO THE PRESIDENT THE WHITE HOUSE June 12, 2014 MEMORANDUM FOR: JAY CARNEY ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY FROM: RONNY L. JACKSON, MD, FAAEM PHYSICIAN TO…

FACT SHEET: The United States and Australia: An Alliance for the Future

The U.S.-Australia alliance is based on a long tradition of cooperation at all levels of government, business, and society. Building on that tradition, President Obama welcomed Prime Minister Abbott to…

Focus remains on Bergdahl’s health, well-being, spokesman says

Focus remains on Bergdahl’s health, well-being, spokesman says

American Forces Press Service – WASHINGTON, June 13, 2014 – Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban for four years, has arrived at the Brooke Army Medical Center…