Iowa State’s new restrictions on single-game ticket sales for its home game against Iowa has forced even one of the state’s most powerful politicians to look elsewhere for seats.

House Speaker Pat Murphy, a Dubuque Democrat, wanted 175 tickets for the game. Iowa State is offering them only as part of a season-ticket package, so it told Murphy to buy season tickets like everyone else. . .

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Murphy did get his tickets for the game — but through Iowa.

He said he bought 175 single-game tickets for Iowa State’s marquee home matchup from the rival Hawkeyes, using a joint House and Senate account used for fundraisers. . . (Full Story) advertisement