Iowa Department of Administrative Services Human Resources COO Michelle Minnehan, left, talks with Jim Riordan, chairman of the Public Employment Relations Board, before speaking at the Iowa Senate ... more 
Iowa Department of Administrative Services Human Resources COO Michelle Minnehan, left, talks with Jim Riordan, chairman of the Public Employment Relations Board, before speaking at the Iowa Senate Government Oversight Committee hearing, Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Riordan says aides to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad pressured the board to hire a friend of the administration in the latest accusation that top government officials pushed to fill government positions with allies. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charlie Neibergall
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 4:42 PM EDT