Even as some cringe, Rep. Steve King's support may endure

Rep. Steve King's most recent insensitive remarks about rape are the kind that have doomed political candidates elsewhere, but some fellow Iowa Republicans say it's possible they actually could do more good than harm for the embattled congressman's re-election chances by reinforcing his credentials as a social conservative.

Minnesota students seek return of medical fellowship

Student activists at the University of Minnesota are trying to reinstate a medical school fellowship in reproductive health that the school has delayed following opposition from anti-abortion groups.

University delays fellowship amid abortion controversy

The University of Minnesota has backed away from a medical school fellowship in reproductive health care training that included abortion procedures following opposition from anti-abortion groups.

Iowa abortion suit won't have easy path to US Supreme Court

Constitutional law experts say the nation's strictest abortion law passed recently in Iowa likely will not have an easy path to the U.S. Supreme Court where supporters had hoped it would help end legalized abortion.

Iowa legislators wrap up session with tax cuts, abortion ban

With majorities in both the state House and Senate, Iowa Republican lawmakers can point to plenty of accomplishments as they pushed through a conservative agenda that includes the nation's strictest abortion restriction and a large tax cut.