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Loras College poll shows leaders in Congressional Primary races
DUBUQUE, Iowa- The Loras College Poll released its results for select Iowa congressional primaries Wednesday, giving a look at how these races are shaping up in advance of the June election.
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Koch Brothers' net worth tops $100 billion
"Spread the word! Billionaires of lessor means take heart. Hope exists that if you too just work harder, and apply yourself with more discipline, you could do this as well.
Sarah Palin to Headline SHE-PAC Iowa Rally for Joni Ernst
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will headline a SHE-PAC rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 27th for conservative Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst, who has taken a two-point lead over a liberal Republican businessman who had been leading before Palin endorsed Ernst.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Only one small problem with this GOP Senate hopeful's explanation for missing votes during campaign
Republican Joni Ernst, an Iowa state senator seeking her party's nomination to go up against Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley in this fall's U.S. Senate race in the Hawkeye State, has a great excuse for why she's missed so many votes in the state Senate during her campaign: Back in late March, in an interview with radio host Laura Ingraham, Ernst was ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Terry Branstad, Iowa's Popular Governor, Suddenly Put On Defense
In Terry Branstad's nearly 20 years as governor of Iowa, he has earned a reputation for steady management, frugality and a distinct absence of drama.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Koch-style Political Ads; Are these type effective?
I appreciate the Koch Brothers financing political ads against the Dems who voted for ObamaCare.
Paul Ryan to Iowa GOP: Give up 'infighting' for Lent
Rep. Paul Ryan called on the Republican Party to unify in a speech Friday, saying it should "give up the infighting" for Lent.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
ACA 'Hurting' Families
Several ads attacking the Affordable Care Act make the general claim that the law is "hurting" families.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Ryan on Obama: I told you so
During a speech here to the Iowa Republican Party, on his second trip back to the Hawkeye State since losing in 2012, Ryan said that one reason he and Republican nominee Mitt Romney couldn't top President Barack Obama was they had to "shadow box against big government in theory."
America Rising comes into the spotlight
More than a week after a video exploded across the Internet showing him at a private fundraiser, dismissing Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley as a "farmer from Iowa ," Braley, a lawyer by trade, rattled off his rural bona fides to reporters.
Freedom Partners: Says Bruce Braley took 'tens of thousands from his ...
This ad accuses Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley of giving "special favors" to health insurers by voting for Obamacare.
Poll Shows Ernst Claiming Lead in U.S. Senate Primary
Joni Ernst has captured the momentum in Iowa's Republican U.S. Senate primary, according to a Suffolk University poll released Wednesday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Another Koch brothers-backed group -- the third so far -- is attacking Begich
A new wave of campaign ads in the U.S. Senate race hit Alaska this week. The ad, like an earlier round, targets incumbent Democrat Mark Begich and the Affordable Care Act, but time with a new, anti-insurance company twist.
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Jacobs eyes Republican nomination in June primary
In the race for the Republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate, there's no shortage of candidates.
Senate Candidate Spent $868 on Viral 'Blow Your B**** Off' Ad
The U.S. Senate race in Iowa appears to be quickly turning into a competition for which candidate can make the quirkiest campaign commercial.
Democratic Front-Runner Goes Up With First Ad in Iowa House Race
State Rep. Pat Murphy, the front-runner in a crowded open-seat race in Iowa's 1st District, went up Thursday with his first ad of the cycle.
Elections Morning Digest: Rivals weigh McAllister challenge as GOP chair seeks his ouster
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Wed Apr 09, 2014
US News & World Report
Citizens United Helps Conservatives Tell the Real Obamacare Story
Not that you will hear much about it, but the United States Supreme Court's decision in the Citizens United case has actually helped to level the playing field of American politics.
The Wall Street Journal
Democrats in Iowa, Arkansas Hold Their Own, Polls Find
A Suffolk University poll in Iowa shows Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley ahead of a leading candidate in the crowded field of Republican candidates, retired businessman Mark Jacobs , by a 37%-31% margin.