Joyce Russell http://wrvo.org en Durbin, Harkin Take On Immigration Critic In His Own District http://wrvo.org/post/durbin-harkin-take-immigration-critic-his-own-district Two top Senate Democrats took the fight for an immigration bill to the home district of one of the issue's toughest critics, Republican Rep. Sat, 03 Aug 2013 10:01:00 +0000 Joyce Russell 42062 at http://wrvo.org Durbin, Harkin Take On Immigration Critic In His Own District Another Iowa Judge Faces Ballot Box Battle Due To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling http://wrvo.org/post/another-iowa-judge-faces-ballot-box-battle-due-same-sex-marriage-ruling A battle is under way in Iowa over whether a state Supreme Court justice can keep his job.<p>Critics have launched an all-out campaign to throw him off the bench because of his ruling three years ago clearing the way for same-sex marriage. The judge's supporters are fighting back, but they may need to get over their reluctance to mix politics and the judiciary.<p>Christian conservatives are still energized by their victory in 2010, when they voted down three justices for their same-sex marriage ruling. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:54:00 +0000 Joyce Russell 26643 at http://wrvo.org Another Iowa Judge Faces Ballot Box Battle Due To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling