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57 min ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

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U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley stopped by Western Iowa Tech on Wednesday, to talk about ways to make college more affordable.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, IA

4 hrs ago | News Max

Poll: Ernst, Braley in Dead Heat in Iowa Senate Race

The Iowa race for U.S. Senate is a dead heat between Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst and Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley in a contest that will help decide control of the Senate and may depend on the votes of independents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Suffolk University

5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Veterans Affairs amps up college search tools

A revised cost calculator is meant to help veterans calculate their college costs and see how much will be reimbursed by their GI benefits.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Legion, TX, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

9 hrs ago | IPS

How Obamacare can end bloated CEO pay

A section of President Obama's signature health care reform law closes the 'performance pay' loophole for health insurance companies.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Wellpoint Health Networks, Insurance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | Swing State Project

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: PPP pegs Iowa Senate race as a deadlock

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Iowa Government, Iowa

Tue Aug 26, 2014

JD Supra

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US House of Representatives, Marketing

Insight News

Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek honored with Exemplary Service Award

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids - a national nonpartisan anti-crime organization of 5,000 police chiefs, sheriffs, prosecutors and crime survivors - honor Hennepin County Sheriff Richard Stanek with Fight Crime's Exemplary Service Award last week during the Early Learning Fellows National Conference of State Legislatures 2014 Annual Summit, in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, Family, Kids, Minneapolis, MN, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, George Miller, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hanna, Republican

CNN

Oa Malley moving political staff into South Carolina

As he builds support for a possible Democratic presidential bid, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is dispatching political staffers to work on two key races in South Carolina this fall, sources familiar with the moves told CNN.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nikki Haley

Christian Science Monitor

James Foley's killer in GOP Senate ad: Smart move?

The knife-wielding man in the black hood appears for only a moment. But the image is instantly recognizable: the killer of American journalist James Foley .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Tom Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Udall, US House of Representatives, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican, Senator Mark Udall

Ballot Access News

Iowa Poll for Governor and U.S. Senator

On August 26, Public Policy Polling released an Iowa poll . For Governor, the results are: Republican incumbent Terry Branstad 48%; Democrat Jack Hatch 35%; Libertarian Lee Deakins Hieb 2%; New Independent Party Jim Hennager 2%; Iowa Party Jonathan Narcisse 1%; undecided 12%.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Iowa Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors

Washington Times

Joni Ernst Vows to Protect Entitlements for Seniors in Iowa

U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst is pledging in a new television ad that she rolled out in Iowa this week to support the nation's popular entitlement programs for older Americans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Townhall

The Dead-End Road Called Pre-K

After President Obama in his 2013 State of the Union address called for a new federal entitlement for taxpayer-funded free preschool or pre-K for all 4-year-olds, we thought his idea would be quickly discredited, not only by its enormous cost, but even more importantly by the overwhelming weight of research proving the lack of any long-term benefit ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, State of the Union, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Opinion

The Fairfield Ledger

Senate candidate uses pedal power to spread message

Rick Stewart, an independent candidate for Tom Harkin's U.S. Senate seat, makes a stop in Fairfield Friday morning as he campaigns from city to city on his bicycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Drugs, Agriculture, Science

The Hill

Bernie Sanders headed to Iowa

Sen. Bernie Sanders , an independent who caucuses with Democrats, is planning a trip to Iowa next month at the same time Hillary Clinton will be stumping in the battleground state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton

NewsOne

Hillary Clinton Reportedly Ignores Ferguson Questions On Book Tour

It has been weeks since unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Roll Call

Top 5 Races to Watch in the Plains States

There aren't many competitive races in the Plains States, but the region features some critical contests that could signal how well Republicans and Democrats are faring across the country.

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Related Topix: US News, Tom Latham, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lee Terry, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Iowa

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Washington Times

Travel itineraries offer clues to 2016 White House field

While most of his potential rivals for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination have been busy barnstorming the early primary states, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been missing in action in Iowa and New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Florida, Florida Government, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WHAS11

Clinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democrats

They're undeterred by talk of a Hillary Rodham Clinton candidacy in 2016 or her plans to visit the leadoff caucus state next month to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Jim Webb, Amy Klobuchar

The Washington Post

Clinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democrats

In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2006 file photo, Virginia Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, Jim Webb, right, answers questions during a news conference with Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., in Alexandria, Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Jim Webb, Senator Mark Warner

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Roll Call

Want to Bring Together Congressional and College Leaders? Propose a...

It was a just a year ago that a hurricane hit higher education. It was formed in the Office of the President and named 'College Rating System.'

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US News, US Politics, Democrat

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