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Iowa Senate 2014

Sabrina Siddiqui

Here Are Some Things That Soon-To-Be Iowa Senator Joni Ernst Actually Said

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Voters in Iowa elected Republican Joni Ernst to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, making her the state's first woman senator. Ernst, a stat...

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...

Joni Ernst Wins Senate Race In Iowa

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 races Tuesday. The candidates wer...

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....

Jason Linkins

Joni Ernst And The Shifting Politics Of Avoidance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

Joni Ernst, an Iowa state senator and the GOP candidate for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat, stirred a lot of emotions Thursday, after she bailed on a nu...

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 09.28.2014 | 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 ...

Koch-Linked Group Targets Farmers Who Endorsed A Democrat

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaders of Koch brothers-linked groups were so incensed that a farmer's association endorsed the Senate campaign of Iowa Democratic Rep....

Igor Bobic

Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Has A History Of Advocating Nullification Of Federal Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that Republican Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst once appeared to speak favorably of the concept of ...

GOP Candidate Returns To Senate Race After National Guard Training

AP | CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) — Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst has returned from two weeks of training with the Iowa National Guard to a midterm elec...

Not Just Castration: Battle For Iowa Farm Cred Has Phony Pigs, Too

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

Were those Iowa pigs that Joni Ernst bragged about castrating? The ones she made squeal the way she promises to make Washington's "big spenders" squea...

Amanda Terkel

Iowa GOP Senate Candidate Says The Way To Talk To Women Is On An 'Emotional Level'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republican candidates figure out how to best win over women voters, Iowa GOP Senate candidate Mark Jacobs thinks he has the answer: a...

Jason Linkins

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad Briefly Causes Senate Race Freak-Out With 'Problem-Solver' Comment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

The coming race for the Senate seat of retiring Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) continues to be a source of drama even before the competition is officiall...

State GOP Struggles Against Disarray As Bitter Divisions Emerge In Senate Race

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — It was a day Iowa Republicans had long dreamed of when their Democratic nemesis, Tom Harkin, announced he was retiring from t...

Jason Linkins

Steve King Gains Inside Track On Iowa Senate Nomination As Rival Balks At Run

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.28.2013 | Politics

Karl Rove may have wanted to make Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) a test case for his "Conservative Victory Project" -- dedicated to tamping down future Todd...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove's War With Steve King Is Only Making King's Senate Bid More Likely

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

When Karl Rove embarked on his "Conservative Victory Fund" -- the fundraising arm of his broad "Campaign To Stop The Gaffes!" -- the first political f...

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 ...

Jason Linkins

Karl Rove vs. Steve King In Bitter Iowa Battle

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

As you may have heard, establishment conservative kingpin Karl Rove has launched his latest effort in electoral king-making: the Conservative Victory ...