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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

What history tells us about who will win the Senate in 2014

Senate races are annoying. Not in the general sense of most politics having an annoying element, but from the perspective of their occurring only every six years.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Pat Roberts, World News

7 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

The Future Of Attack Ads Is An Endless Loop Of Loony Billionaires Yelling At Each Other

Terrible political attack ads used to be so simple. Time was you could forget to press forward on your TiVo and accidentally catch some dire-sounding voice-over narrator telling you that "Candidate X says he's for improving education for everyone in Wilkes-Barre, but what he won't tell you is that he smells like fish, because he is a fish.

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

11 hrs ago | Washington Times

Joe Walsh backs Braley in Iowa Senate race

Rock legend Joe Walsh is putting his smoking guitar riffs to work for Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley 's campaign for U.S. Senate in Iowa, soliciting donations with a chance to win tickets to an upcoming Eagles concert in Des Moines.

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

18 hrs ago | The Hill

Clinton seeks Iowa redemption

Clinton will be the star guest at retiring Sen. Tom Harkin's final steak fry in Iowa on September 14. It's an early trip for the former senator and secretary of state, who will be accompanied by former President Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Barack Obama, Illinois, Illinois Government

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

Joni Ernst Supports Government Agency Her Tea Party Backers Hate

AUGUST 08: Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican Senate candidate, campaigns at the 2014 Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, August 8, 2014.

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

Scientific Blogging

Calling On NCCAM To Stop Endorsing Unscientific, 'Alternative' Medicines

David Gorski of Wayne State University School of Medicine and Steven Novella of Yale University, writing in Trends in Molecular Medicine, call for an end to clinical trials of "highly implausible treatments" such as homeopathy and reiki.

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Related Topix: Homeopathy, Medicine, Health, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Daily Policy Digest

Social Security Needs Real Reform

Social Security's deficit has quadrupled since 2008, says Andrew Biggs, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, John Larson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: Clinton, Pelosi to hold womena s event in San Francisco

A key CalPERS committee on Tuesday approved counting nearly 100 types of government-salary supplements toward employees' pension benefits, including extra money workers earn for temporarily filling higher-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Personal Finance, Pension, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 19, 2014

FITSNews

Hillary To Iowa And Beyond

The presumed 2016 Democratic nominee will address U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's Iowa Steak Fry on September 14. So will her husband, former U.S. president Bill Clinton .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama

Education Week

Congress Making Headway on Higher Education Act

With a lame-duck session looming-typically a time when Congress accomplishes very little-lawmakers in both the House and the Senate are priming higher education for the spotlight.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Kline, US Senate, Democrat, George Miller

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: NextGen Hits Joni Ernst (R) Over Big Oil Fundraiser In New Ad

NextGen Climate, the environmental advocacy group that is one of the top players in Iowa's hotly contested U.S. Senate race, is out with a new TV ad today attacking Republican candidate Joni Ernst.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Politics, US Senate, Iowa, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Cedar Rapids, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Nation of patriots flag tour stops in Northeast Nebraska

A transfer ceremony was held at the Norfolk Veteran's Home Monday morning as a part of the Nation of Patriots flag tour.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Storm Lake, IA

MarketWatch

Why Rick Perry's indictment could be a blessing in disguise

Points for Perry: Texas Gov. Rick Perry may be in an even stronger political position than he was before being indicted by a grand jury on two felony counts.

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

KAUZ

Eyes on 2016? Clinton goes to Iowa next month

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed teenager whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Sioux City Council approves major housing project

On Monday, the Sioux City City Council approved a project that's expected to add nearly 300 homes next to Whispering Creek Golf Course.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Storm Lake, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Clintons headed to Iowa for final Harkin Steak Fry

Senator Tom Harkin announced Monday that his 37th and final Steak Fry will feature President Bill Clinton and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Madison County, IA, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Analysis: Congress can still do deals when it must

This April 1, 2014 file photo shows Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., the ranking member of the House Energy and Committee Committee, speaking on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, George Miller, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Henry Waxman, Maxine Waters, Dave Camp, Republican, US Senate

Bellingham Herald

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Senator Jeff Merkley

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hillary Clinton to attend fundraiser in Iowa

This April 30, 2014 file photo shows Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, right, joined by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, and Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Senator Jeff Merkley

Politico

Clinton making 1st Iowa trip since '08

Hillary and Bill Clinton will be featured guests at retiring Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin's annual steak fry, marking her return to the Hawkeye State for the first time since her failed 2008 presidential campaign, sources familiar with the event said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi

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