Iowa Governor Terry Branstad pardoned a piglet named Bonnie on the eve of the Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. More than 8,000 people are expected to attend the festival. (Feb. 8)
Dean: You can't fix something that effects all Americans and involves 20% of our economy in the backroom in a couple of weeks. You need to spend the necessary time, work across the aisle, hear from interested parties, listen to the CBO, and most importantly figure out how to work on lowering health care costs and not just insurance costs. Both parties have focused on basically an insurance bill, not a health care bill be it the ACA or Trumpcare.