Editorial: Try to find compromise in Iran deal

The Daily Iowan Editorial Board believes that any deal that may (or may not) be reached must prevent Iran, without doubt, from creating a nuclear weapon. However, as long as critical points are maintained, it may be time for the US and other global powers to make reasonable compromises so that a deal—any deal—can be reached.

Evanson: The Pell Grant Debacle

When there are billions of dollars left unclaimed on the financial aid table, you have a big problem. The financial struggle that college students go through is nothing new – college kids have been broke for years. It is ironic then that the money designed to help thousands of students isn't used, not due to it not being available, but because of bureaucratic processes and submitting FAFSA paperwork.

Prall: Reid's retirement may signal generational shift

This guy has been around a long time.  He's your standard experienced incumbent, and his decision to leave Congress is indicative of larger generational shifts in the US government.

Clegg: Guns don't kill people, laws do

Two bills in the Iowa Legislature, one that has passed the house (Iowa House File 527) and one that is currently floating through the senate (Senate File 425), would, among other changes, eliminate the process of background checks should the sale of a firearm happen on a private level.

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