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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...

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....

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,...

Christina Wilkie

Iowa GOP Senate Candidate Failed To Disclose Rental Property

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Joni Ernst, the Iowa Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, failed to disclose her ownership of an income-generating rental property on f...

Elise Foley

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...

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...

Conservative Super PAC Steps Up While Ernst Is On Duty

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Conservative fundraising group American Crossroads is filling in for Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst while she par...

Amanda Terkel

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...

Environmental Groups: Joni Ernst Is Beholden To Sarah Palin

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst is facing a new round of attack ads, this time from environmental groups tying her to former Republican vi...

Joni Ernst 'Appalled' By Husband's Inappropriate Facebook Posts

The HuffingtonPost | Sara Bondioli | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A GOP Senate candidate said she is "appalled" by inflammatory comments her husband made on Facebook that came to light this week. Joni Ernst, who f...

Iowa May Elect A Woman To Congress For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Tuesday night's primary results may have significant gender politics implications for Iowa. The state has never elected a woman to Congress. There...

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...

Romney Is Proud This GOP Senate Candidate 'Didn't Just Sit At Home Needle-Pointing'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney had nothing but positive things to say about Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst, who is vying for the Repub...

GOP Senate Candidate Has Self-Contradictory Take On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

Iowa state Senator and U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst (R) says she thinks the legality of same-sex marriage should be left up to the states -- but w...

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...

GOP Senate Candidate 'Extremely Offended' By 'AWOL' Accusation

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

A Republican lawmaker and Senate candidate hoping to succeed retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) hit back against accusations from one of her primary op...

GOP Senate Candidate Takes A Shot At Obamacare In Latest Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics

U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst wants Iowa to give her a shot. Ernst rolls up to a shooting range on a Harley Davidson in her latest television ad...

GOP Senate Candidate Brags About 'Castrating Hogs,' Wants To Make Washington 'Squeal'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.25.2014 | Politics

In a new campaign ad, Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) threatens to make Washington, D.C. squeal like a pig. "I grew up castrating hogs on an Iowa fa...