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Iowa, a Midwestern state, is landlocked by the Mississippi River, Missouri River, Wisconsin, Illinois, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska and Minnesota. It is nicknamed "the Hawkeye State” and is the 30th most populous of the 50 United States. Iowa's capital and largest city is Des Moines.

Iowa has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of four members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 100 members of the House of Representatives and 25 members of the State Senate.


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National politics in Iowa


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Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Chuck Grassley
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Iowa 1981January 3, 2017November 8, 2016Link
Tom Harkin
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Democratic PartyU.S. Senate, Iowa 1985January 3, 2015Link


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Bruce Braley
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Democratic PartyDistrict 1 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Dave Loebsack
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Steve King
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Republican PartyDistrict 4 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014Link
Tom Latham
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 1995January 3, 2015Link


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The structure of the Iowa judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals and the Iowa District Courts.


The federal court system is made up of four federal courts: the Northern District of Iowa, the Southern District of Iowa and their corresponding bankruptcy courts. Appeals from these courts are heard in the Eighth Circuit Court.

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Iowa
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The Hawkeye State
Capital:   Des Moines
Motto:   Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain
Population:   3.05 million
Area of state:   56,271 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1846
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