Images of Sam Clovis, the Iowan who got caught in a political storm in the nation’s capital. Clovis, a former professor of economics at Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa, conservative radio host and GOP candidate for U.S. Senate, was nominated to serve in the federal ag department. His confirmation was on shaky ground when Democrats questioned his credentials, and became even more so when he became linked to the special counsel investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election. Clovis withdrew his name from consideration for the USDA.