The Western Illinois University Board of Trustees has deadlocked on whether to appoint Doctor Martin Abraham as the university’s 12th president. The vote Friday came after the board held a five hour executive session Thursday night and met behind closed doors for more than an hour Friday morning.

Delaney 2020

Many of the presidential candidates are running television commercials across Iowa ahead of the caucuses early next year. But one of them is going to try something different.

Buttigieg 2020

"Mayor Pete" will campaign in Iowa this weekend, including two stops in the eastern part of the state. Pete Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend Indiana, and also one of the many Democrats competing for next year's presidential nomination. 


John Delaney is making a big bet on Iowa. The former Maryland congressman and Democratic candidate for president has already visited every county in the state, and on Sunday in Davenport opened his 8th Iowa campaign office.

Delaney for President

One of the Democrats running for president will campaign in eastern Iowa this weekend. 

Army Corps of Engineers

The mayors of Davenport and Dubuque met with President Trump Wednesday to talk about the Mississippi River and its possible inclusion in a future federal infrastructure bill. Frank Klipsch and Roy Buol were members of a delegation from the Mississippi River Cities and Towns Initiative.

Delaney for President

Even though the next presidential election is still three years away, there's one candidate already in the race. Maryland Democratic Congressman John Delaney actually made his announcement last summer, and will visit Iowa for the 5th time this weekend. 

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President Trump has been in office for three weeks.

Political analyst Dr. Christopher Whitt talks with WVIK's Jay Pearce about the contentious start to his presidency.