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Sidewalk evangelist loses again before federal Court of Appeals

A Christian evangelist who wants to take his religious message to the Iowa State Fair has again been rebuffed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The federal appeals court based in St. Louis, which has jurisdiction in seven Midwest states including...

Iowa: Where the potential SCOTUS nominees roam

By Ryan Koopmans ThinkProgress editor Ian Millhiser speculates today on whom President Obama might select as his next Supreme Court nominee.  On the list: Cedar Rapids resident and newly confirmed Eighth Circuit Judge Jane Kelly. So Iowa is now 2 for 2 on Eighth...