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Monsters and the Democratic Party

"He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the...

Mayor Corbett has little chance against Reynolds in GOP Primary

Kim Reynolds, currently the lieutenant governor, is expected to be elevated to governor after Republican Terry Branstad is confirmed as Trump’s ambassador to China....

One Iowa City Man’s Crusade against the Gazette

It's been a busy 24 hours for retired Rudolf Schmidt of Iowa City. Beginning early Sunday afternoon he began commenting on articles shared to...

Japan Times Rips Branstad Over Use of Secret Funds

Weeks after President-elect Donald Trump named Branstad to the important diplomatic post, the public doesn’t know the identities of individuals and corporations who wrote...

Poll: Cedar Rapids 10th Best City for New Graduates

At No. 10, Cedar Rapids ranks above average across the board. Median salary for those with a bachelor’s degree is $54,000, which is about...

Donutland on Center Point Joins 21st Century

The Cedar Rapids Defender would officially like to welcome Donutland owner Vicki Zinkula to the 21st century. We know it's been a long time...