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IA-Gov: 50% Branstad (R), 38% Culver (D) (Selzer & Co. 10/26-29)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Selzer & Co. for The Des Moines Register 10/26-29/10; 805 likely voters, 3.5% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Des Moines Register rel...

Iowa Democrats Not Alone In Support Of Gay Rights Amid Attack On Judges

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Iowa Democrats have put their support behind the three State Supreme Court judges targeted by conservative activists for their 2009 unanimous decisio...

Sam Stein

Progressive Duo Goes After Grassley For Eccentric, Inane Remarks | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a symbolic move heading into the final days of the election, a duo of progressive organizations is taking out a statewide ad on behalf of a Senate ...

The Incredible Shrinking Women

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

If you happen to mention the name Hillary Clinton to my grandmother, she'll pause, lock her jaw and declare, "That woman...ambitious." That's all she ...

IA-Sen: 55% Grassley (R), 37% Conlin (D) (Rasmussen 9/23)

Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emily Swanson

Rasmussen 9/23/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) Iowa 2010 Senate 55% Grassley (R), 37% Conlin (...

Grassley A No-Show At Debate With Conlin

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Democratic Senate candidate Roxanne Conlin debated Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) Sunday, although Grassley was not actually prese...

Conlin Threatens Grassley With 'The Empty Chair Routine"

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Democratic Senate candidate Roxanne Conlin sent a fax to Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) inviting him to a debate Sept. 19 and warned the Senator she's ready to "do the empty chair routine" if he does not show.

Grassley And Conlin Fight Over Fate Of The Bush Tax Cuts

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the US Senate returns from recess this week, Iowa Senate candidate Roxanne Conlin, a Democrat, stands firm with the position the Bush income tax cu...

Roxanne Conlin Says Grassley Wants To Give Social Security Money To Wall Street

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Roxanne Conlin insisted this morning she remains fundamentally opposed to privatizing Social Security as she accused Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) of...

Protecting Cleanup Workers Should Always Be the Number One Priority

Roxanne Conlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roxanne Conlin

It is hard to trust those who are reassuring Gulf oil spill workers and the rest of us when, in past disasters, thousands have been harmed despite similar assurances. How about safety first? How about precautions now instead of treatment later?

As Long As He Has a Twitter Feed...

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Taking on an incumbent is rarely easy, particularly when you're likely to be out-spent five-to-one, but in this case at least there's apparently a chance of a self-inflicted moment.

Ryan Grim

Momentum For Senate Filibuster Reform Builds | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Momentum is building to reform Senate rules that allow silent filibusters and force a 60-vote requirement for virtually any action, interviews with De...

Chuck Grassley Challenger Roxanne Conlin 'Within Striking Distance' In Iowa: Poll

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-Iowa) Democratic opponent looks to be within striking distance of the veteran senator, a new poll found Friday....

Challenges and Challengers in the Senate

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

One thing that is clear is that the mood of voters is more anti-establishment and anti-incumbent than it is purely anti-Democrat. It's the outsiders who have more traction in this upcoming election cycle. In that context, I want to raise a big red flag.

Ode to Grassley: Let Them Drink Beer

Trish Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Trish Nelson

Ah, the Chuckster, the primogenitora signature of the all time Huckster of rearward thinking, no one could think this dude up, even he couldn't make h...

Chuck Grassley Embarrasses Majority of Iowans; Less Than Half Would Re-Elect

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

New polling by Research 2000 finds that Republican Chuck Grassley is far more vulnerable than the conventional wisdom gives him (dis)credit for.

Iowa Senate 2010: Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 Iowa Senate race below. Email if you know someone who should be...

Time to Wean Grassley

Roxanne Conlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roxanne Conlin

As Americans struggle with the worst economy since the Great Depression, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley turns a deaf ear, with yet another outrageous statement.