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Bruce Braley Lost To Joni Ernst In 2014 Iowa Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) lost to Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate contests Tuesday. The candidates w...

Iowa Senate Election Results: Joni Ernst Wins Race Against Bruce Braley

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) defeated Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) in one of the nation's highest-profile Senate contests Tuesday, Fox and ABC report....

Ernst Pulls Ahead With Just Days To Go

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

A new Iowa poll published on Saturday by the Des Moines Register gives Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst a 7-point lead over Democrat Bruce Brale...

Dem Candidate Is A 'Public Health Threat' According To Anti-Abortion Rights Group

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

At first-glance, a mailer Iowa voters are receiving looks like an alert about a deadly influenza or Ebola outbreak in their state. But the mailer,...

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Joni Ernst: I Would Not Try To End Immigration Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst said Saturday that she wouldn't try to do away with a policy that helps young undocumented immigrants, eve...

Romney Goes To Bat For Ernst

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney campaigned in Iowa Sunday for U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, hoping to capitalize on Presiden...

That's So Fetch! Iowa Senate Candidate Braley Taps Into The 'Mean Girls' Demographic

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

We're not sure whether he wears pink on Wednesdays, but we can confirm that Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) is using his "Mean Girls" expe...

Braley And Ernst Clash In First Iowa Senate Debate

AP | By CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 11.28.2014 | Politics

INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — The candidates in one of the closest Senate races in the nation faced off in a testy first debate in Iowa Sunday night, with ...

Joni Ernst Supports Government Agency Her Tea Party Backers Hate

The Huffington Post | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics

Recent Democratic political messaging and a number of news reports have compared Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst to tea party darling and ...

Iowa Senate Candidate Suggested Medicaid Recipients Have No 'Personal Responsibility' For Their Health

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R), who is running for U.S. Senate against Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), suggested in an April newsletter that Medicaid reci...

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GOP Senate Candidate Floated Obama Impeachment

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst floated the idea of impeaching President Barack Obama in January, calling him a "dictator" and argu...

Braley Wins Democratic Primary In Iowa Senate Race

Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Bruce Braley clinched the Democratic nomination in the race to succeed the retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the Associated Press reports. B...

Braley, Ernst Win Iowa Senate Primaries

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

State Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) won their respective party's nominations in the race to succeed retiring Sen. Tom Harkin...

Iowa Voters Make Picks In Senate, Gubernatorial Races

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad (R), state Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) all won their respective gubernatorial and Senate primarie...

Joni Ernst Wins GOP Primary In Iowa Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst won the Republican nomination in her bid to succeed retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the Associated Press reports. Er...

Iowa Voters Head To The Polls

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Six Republicans are vying for the chance to replace Rep. Tom Latham (R-Iowa), battling at the polls in a primary election on Tuesday. A competitive se...

Mitt Romney Heading To Iowa To Stump For GOP Senate Candidate

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Mitt Romney is heading back to Iowa. The former 2012 Republican presidential nominee, who lost the state to Barack Obama by almost 6 percentage poi...

New Koch Brothers-Backed Group To Begin Airing Ads In Key Senate Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

A political nonprofit associated with conservative funders Charles and David Koch will begin airing TV ads in Colorado and Iowa, according to televisi...

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Dem Candidate Who's Had Quite A Lousy Week

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

As he battles to recover from controversial comments about Iowa farmers, Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa) got a little boost from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-M...

Dem Meets Skeptical Voters

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.31.2013 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Outside a state-of-the-art grain elevator, Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley talks of how Republicans and...

Giffords To Make Rare Campaign Appearance

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.13.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will make a rare campaign appearance for Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), who is running for U.S. Senate, accordin...

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Home State Poll Finds Outspoken GOP Lawmaker 'Unappealing'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

The race to predict the race in Iowa to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin is on. Republican Rep. Steve King is favored among GOP primary vot...

Iowa Dem Announces Senate Bid

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley on Thursday became the first Iowan to announce plans to seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated ...