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8 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: PPP gives Hagan a seven point lead, but with some warning signs

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bob Beauprez, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Senator Mark Udall

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Free Republic

Does Your Senator Support Abortion Up to Birth With No Limits?

Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on a radical pro-abortion bill sponsored by Sen. Richard Blumenthal and promoted by major pro-abortion advocacy groups.

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Related Topix: Abortion, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Mark Begich, US House of Representatives, Washington Post, Publishing

Washington Examiner

Bruce Braley missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings as scandal heated up

Rep. Bruce Braley , D-Iowa, missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings between 2011 and 2012 -- when the Veterans Affairs scandal was starting to heat up.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Linda Sanchez, Representative Jerry McNerney, Jeff Miller, Republican

Slate

Democratic Senate Candidate Missed VA Hearing

Iowa's race for U.S. Senate is one of the year's least substantive , which is really saying something, and which suggests that Rep. Bruce Braley has yet to recover fully from calling Sen. Chuck Grassley "a farmer from Iowa who never went to law school."

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Politico

DSCC going up on Iowa airwaves

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee will launch a half-million-dollar television-ad campaign in Iowa on Tuesday against GOP nominee Joni Ernst, hitting her on entitlements.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, Iowa, TV Advertising, Social Security, Personal Finance

US News & World Report

Joni Ernst Thought Nothing of Hog Castrating Past

U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst didn't realize her farming past would be so helpful to her political future.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tom Harkin, US Senate, California, California Government

Star Tribune

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar heads back to Iowa

The senator has plans to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley who is vying against GOP state Sen. Joni Ernst in an open seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Amy Klobuchar

Daily Herald

Perry seeks second chance in wide-open 2016 Republican primary

Texas Governor Rick Perry, seeking political redemption in Iowa, spent his weekend waiting almost two hours in a school cafeteria to speak to Republican activists, attending local church services and eating barbecue with fellow veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Miami Herald

Follow these rules if you want to run for office - and actually win

The 2014 election year is just kicking into gear, but we've learned so much already.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Mike Rounds, US Governors, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iowa

The Estherville Spirit

Stewart stumps for Senate seat

While Republican candidate Joni Ernst and Democratic candidate Bruce Braley may get most of the attention, businessman Rick Stewart has begun a grassroots campaign to try to shake up the Senate race.

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

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Kos

Darrell Issa's Hatch act

Judging from the flood of articles with titles like " Has Darrell Issa gone rogue? " and " When Darrell Issa goes 'rogue', " the grand inquisitor of the Obama administration may have finally gone too far even for his Republican colleagues.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Representative Joe Sestak

News Max

Iowa Senate Race Now Toss Up, Boosting Chances Of GOP Takeover

The Republican Party's chances of retaking control of the Senate appear brighter after the Cook Political Report moved the race to succeed retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin into the "toss up" category.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gail Collins / Rules to run by

The 2014 election year is just kicking into gear, but we've learned so much already.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Mike Rounds, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Iowa, Opinion

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