Visitors to the Newseum Institute in Washington, D.C., are asked whether or not colleges and universities should limit speech as a way to protect students from hateful comments. The informal result when this photo was taken April 3, 2016, was no.

Podcast: Behind-The-Scenes Look at IowaWatch’s Most-Read 2016 Stories

The most-read stories IowaWatch from 2016 included a look at free speech rights on college campuses, legislation covering medication to treat drug overdoses and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The IowaWatch Connection radio program brings you up to date on those stories and reveals behind-the-scenes information on how they came about.

Supporters lined up in the Cedar Rapids New Bo Business District to see Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016,

Podcast: Iowa Voters Set The Stage For Election Day Decision

In the last report of a year-long IowaWatch effort to speak with voters about what matters to them we heard frustration with how presidential candidates were address issues and, after the summer nominating conventions, presidential candidates themselves: Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump.

Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came from several locations to Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for his Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, downtown campaign rally.

Podcast: The Voices Of Tired Voters

Election Day on Nov. 8, 2016, marks the end of a long, long presidential campaign in Iowa, where the presidential campaign began well before the first presidential precinct caucuses in the state on Feb. 1, 2016. Given the length and tone of the campaign, are Iowa voters sick of the whole thing? A clue to the answer in this IowaWatch Connection report can be found in the title of a companion story at IowaWatch: “Iowa Voters Say They’re Tired Of Presidential Campaign, But Still Show High Interest.”