News Briefing

Branstad continues to pursue way of defunding Planned Parenthood:  GAZETTE
Iowa Senate leaders release state budget outline:  SCJOURNAL
Caucus Watch!  Trump says, ‘No,’ to Fox News debate in Iowa, plans charity event here instead:  RADIOIOWA
Iowa LGBTQ youth event facing inquiry:  REGISTER
Tiffin could apply minimum wage ordinance to adults only:  GAZETTE
December unemployment level unchanged:  RADIOIOWA
Official: $80M renovation of Iowa history museum cuts space:  QCTIMES
Caucus Watch!  Polls deliver split decision on who’s leading Iowa caucus race: SCJOURNAL
Caucus Watch!  Sanders maintain Iowa lead, but 19% could change minds: QCTIMES
Caucus Watch!  Cruz: ‘no one in their right mind’ would send tweets Trump sent today:  RADIOIOWA
Caucus Watch!  Sanders: Not quite 2008, but we’ll turn out Democrats: WCFCOURIER
Caucus Watch!  Harkin says part of Sanders’ popularity is because he is new: RADIOIOWA
Caucus Watch!  Rubio campaign hopes beefed-up Iowa staff yields strong caucus finish:  GLOBEGAZETTE
Caucus Watch!  2016 path different for past Caucus winners Santorum, Huckabee:  RADIOIOWA
Senator Grassley to hold hearing on entrepreneur program:  RADIOIOWA
Bill deals with assaults on referees:  QCTIMES
Former Iowa safety Sash had CTE:  QCTIMES
Caucus Watch!  In Iowa City, Fiorina vows she’ll be ‘fearless leader’:  GAZETTE
Caucus Watch!  Clinton ‘ready to work helping Americans get back up’: GLOBEGAZETTE
Caucus Watch!  Rubio calls ISIS ‘most sophisticated’ Jihadist group in history: RADIOIOWA
Caucus Watch!  Iowa Youth Straw Poll: Iowa students say it’s Trump and Sanders:  GAZETTE