Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — The Muscatine County attorney says a deputy acted lawfully and with reasonable intent when he shot a man who is accused of stealing a vehicle and hitting a police car. County Attorney Alan Ostergren announced Thursday that deputy Eddie Cardenas’s actions were reasonable based upon the threat of the suspect’s actions. The deputy opened fire on 41-year-old Timothy Seefeldt, who was arrested and taken to a hospital.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Broadcast television viewers in New Hampshire should recognize Hillary Clinton’s stance on gun control by now. One of every four political advertisements she’s airing in the state is about tougher gun laws. But in Iowa, only 1 in 17 of Clinton’s spots features her stance on gun control. That’s according to an Associated Press analysis of Clinton’s campaign ads.
MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Chris Christie says that if wins the White House he’ll invite the leaders of six U.S. allies to “vent” about President Barack Obama. The New Jersey Governor is one of nearly half a dozen GOP candidates fighting to emerge from New Hampshire’s February 9th primary as an establishment alternative to Donald Trump.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Peter Jok scored a career-high 29 points and Number 9 Iowa shook off pesky Rutgers in the second half in posting a harder-than-expected 90-76 victory Thursday night. Jarrod Uthoff and Anthony Clemmons added 20 points apiece as the Hawkeyes won their eighth straight game.