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New ad exposes Iowa Republican Joni Ersnt's plans for Medicare

The Democratic Senate Campaign Committee is hitting Joni Ernst, Iowa's Republican Senate candidate, with a new ad on Medicare that answers a deceptive ad Ernst put out earlier in the week touting her support for the program.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, Medicare, Health, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Hot Air

For Democrats, 2014 a mirror of Republicans' 2012 nightmare

A field of candidates whose electoral prospects have been hampered by unforced errors and gaffes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Todd Akin, US Senate, Democrat, Mitch McConnell

KCCI-TV Des Moines

KCCI to host televised Senate debate

TV, the CBS affiliate serving the Des Moines-Ames market, and The Des Moines Register are joining forces to host a televised debate between Iowa State Senator, Joni Ernst and U.S. Congressman Bruce Braley .

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Des Moines, IA, Simpson College, Indianola, IA

Bloomberg

Hillary Clinton to Join Obama at Democratic Fundraiser

President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will headline a two-day Democratic National Committee fundraiser next month in Washington, according to an invitation to the event.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe Biden, US Senate, Democrat

The Hill

Keeping the National Center for Education Statistics independent

Much attention is appropriately devoted to the critical role that the federal government plays in improving the educational attainment of the U.S. population by authorizing and funding various educational policies and programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Lamar Alexander, Republican

HeraldNet

Commentary / Employment issues: Labor Day focus: Workers need humane scheduling

This Labor Day, Starbucks employees don't just want a pat on the back for being hard workers.

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Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, George Miller, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rosa DeLauro, US Senate, Opinion

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Lawyer Who Defended Accused Child Molesting Priest Hosting Braley Fundraiser

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Iowa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

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

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

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

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

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

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