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12 hrs ago | PolitiFact

Concerned Veterans for America: Says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa,...

A new ad from Concerned Veterans for America says Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, skipped 79 percent of veterans affairs committee hearings.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, Republican, Representative Gus Bilirakis

16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

How Climate Denial Could Cost This Iowa Senate Candidate An Election

Within the last month, several liberal and environmental groups have targeted her with campaigns aimed at highlighting her climate positions and the money she's received from the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel groups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iowa, Environmental Law, Law, Activism, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Liberal Political News

19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Democratic phonies are on the run

What's with all the Democratic Senate candidates being caught displaying a condescending, insulting contempt for voters? The latest embarrassing incident involves Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn, who suffered the indignity of having her 144-page campaign plan leaked .

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa

21 hrs ago | Washington Post

Steyer super PAC's first Senate ad isn't about climate issues

Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's super PAC is hitting the airwaves with its first Senate campaign ad of 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Liberal Political News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

How to run for Senate, according to Michelle Nunn's campaign

A lot of thought and planning goes into running for Senate , but those machinations often occur fully behind the scenes -- and far from American voters.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

UPI

Iowa GOP nominee says states can nullify federal laws

Ernst, a Republican, was caught espousing wishful thinking as policy in a September 2013 forum held by the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition, saying Congress should not pass laws "that the states would consider nullifying."

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

Northern Michigan News

Ernst back from military training to Senate race

Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm election race against Democrat Bruce Braley that has become a competitive contest in the battle for Senate control.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate

The Washington Post

Obamaa s a impeachmenta canard

First, the Obama forces cooked up the "war on women." That led to all sorts of pesky questions such as why the White House was paying women 13 percent less than men.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Representative Steve Scalise, Entertainment, Television

The Hill

Liberal ad ties Iowa candidate to oil industry

A progressive group is using Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst's upcoming oil-backed fundraiser to question her support for renewable fuels.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives

The Baltimore Sun

Are phosphorus rules in trouble?

Our view: Recent studies suggest poultry industry is to blame for rising Chesapeake Bay pollution problem, yet regulations to address it remain on hold If all went as planned, Gov. Martin O'Malley spent this past weekend in Iowa, his second trip to the state in a month, which puts him about two visits ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, Agriculture, Science, Maryland Government, Maryland, Opinion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Roll Call

6 Reasons Senate Republicans Should Be Optimistic - and Concerned About Election Day

In 2014 Senate races, Republicans are optimistic they can defeat Braley, above, and pick up a seat in Iowa.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Todd Akin

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KRGV

Despite Clinton: O'Malley in Iowa amid 2016 talk

The Maryland governor is filling the void in Iowa, New Hampshire and beyond during the early stages of the 2016 presidential race, campaigning for fellow Democrats and making personal appeals while former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the prohibitive if yet undeclared favorite.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iowa, Iowa Government, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Fri Jul 25, 2014

National Review Online

VA Scandal Weighs Down Bruce Braley in Iowa Senate Race?

"I fight for veterans every day on the Veterans Affairs Committee," Representative Bruce Braley said at the Iowa Democratic Convention in 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, 2012 Presidential Election

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Washington Examiner

Lesson for lawmakers: Don't be AWOL when oversight is required

Iowa's U.S. Senate race is one of the nation's most entertaining. Its Republican nominee was propelled from obscurity by a television commercial about hog castration.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Jeff Miller, Republican, Life, Veteran Affairs, Tom Coburn, US Senate, 2012 Presidential Election

WHO-AM Des Moines

Poll Shows Governor's Race in Signle Digit

For the second time in as many weeks a poll is showing the race for governor in Iowa is currently a single digit affair.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Power Line

Bruce Braley couldn't be bothered with VA oversight hearings

Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for the Senate in Iowa, landed in hot water when video emerged of a fundraiser with trial lawyers at which he ridiculed Sen. Chuck Grassley for being an Iowa farmer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Life, Veteran Affairs

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Hill

Overnight Campaign: Oppo-season

The battle for the Senate is shifting fully into opposition research season after Georgia's Tuesday primary decided one of the final marquee Senate matchups.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, Michigan Government, Iowa, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Des Moines Register

Kling clucks about running for office

I was taken by surprise in last week's column by Sara Opie when she endorsed me as a write-in candidate for U.S. Senate as an alternative to both Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley, especially since Sara leans to the right and I lean to the left.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Council Bluffs, IA, Tom Harkin, US Senate

Townhall

Rep. Braley: Sorry Bro, I Have A Fundraiser To Attend

Democrats seem to be having a trouble prioritizing as the 2014 midterm cycle heats up.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs

The Washington Post

Iowa and Colorado Senate seats in play

Millions of news cycles ago, Senate seats from Colorado and Iowa were not thought to be in play.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mitt Romney

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