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Yesterday | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Longing for a win, GOP gives Senate hopeful a big microphone

If you're a national political party salivating over the prospect of winning a seat that's long been in your opponent's hands, what should you do? Enter the Republican National Committee, Iowa GOP Senate nominee Joni Ernst -- and an address heard by millions around the country.

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

Yesterday | Breitbart.com

Senate Hopeful Joni Ernst Attacks Liberals in GOP Weekly Address

In this weekly Republican address, Iowa Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Joni Ernst offers a scathing critique of liberalism.

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

Yesterday | News9 Oklahoma City

Senate candidate records GOP address, then deploys

Tracy Morgan is suing Wal-Mart over last month's highway crash that seriously injured him and killed a fellow comedian.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Yesterday | News Max

Obama Re-Nominates Labor Board Member Voided by Court

President Barack Obama will nominate Sharon Block to the National Labor Relations Board, the White House said, potentially reigniting a fight with Republicans over the panel's composition.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Edward Kennedy, Democrat, US Supreme Court

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Free Republic

Border Crisis Senate Hearing: ‘Round Them Up and Ship Them Back Like Cattle’

During a live Senate hearing this afternoon, Sen. Tom Harkin said that while listening to the testimony about children crossing the border illegally, it sounds to him as though many are saying that the solution to the problem is to 'round them up and ship them back like cattle,' a sentiment with which he strongly disagrees.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Kids, Family

The Hill

Senate Dems want childproof nicotine bottles

"There's enough nicotine in some of these bottles to kill small children, and even if a small amount spilled on a child's skin it could make them extremely ill," Nelson said.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Healthcare Law, Law, Marketing

KAUZ

GOP's Ernst of Iowa to give party's radio address

A recent Spanish law granting dual citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled more than 500 years ago has drawn the interest of communities in the U.S. A recent Spanish law granting dual citizenship to descendants of Sephardic Jews expelled more than 500 years ago has drawn the interest of communities in the U.S. Elias Barrocas grew up ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Santa Fe, NM, Gay/Lesbian

ABC News

GOP's Ernst of Iowa to Give Party's Radio Address

Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst will take a break from campaigning for two weeks to take part in active-duty training for the Iowa National Guard.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Business Journal

Congress passes job-training overhaul

It's hard to believe, but a bipartisan bill that actually could help create jobs is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Cityview Online

The 12 percent: Is it politically fatal for Ernst? Can a candidate in modern Iowa be too religious, too rural?

U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, an Iowa Republican whom Romney endorses, faces her own challenging political figure - call it The 12 percent, a muscular swing vote of the unchurched that's been largely obscured in analysis of modern Iowa politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Steve King, US Senate, Iowa, 2012 Presidential Election

ABC News

Dems Strike Back on Hobby Lobby Case With 'Not My Boss's Business Act'

Joined by fellow Democrats from both chambers of Congress and women's rights groups, the senators urged Republicans to support the bill they have nicknamed "Not My Boss's Business Act."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Women's Health, Health, Diana DeGette, US House of Representatives, Barbara Boxer

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Kos

IA-Sen: Joni Ernst (R), "Impeachment of Obama should be on the table"

Sarah Palin might have called for the impeachment of President Barack Obama Tuesday, but Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst actually beat her to the punch by six months.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, Montgomery County, IA

ThinkProgress

Iowa Senate Candidate Says Obama Should Face Impeachment

In a newly published video , Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst tells a crowd of primary voters that, if elected, she would make sure President Obama faced impeachment hearingsfor allegedly violating the U.S. Constitution.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Iowa, Liberal Political News

Switched

GOP Senate Candidate Joni Ernst Floated Obama Impeachment

Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst floated the idea of impeaching President Barack Obama in January, calling him a "dictator" and arguing he was "overstepping his bounds" by using executive authority to enact parts of his agenda without Congress' cooperation.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, Barack Obama

News Max

Harry Reid Dominates Senate Legislative Action

The U.S. Senate has been largely immobilized by partisan bickering and the only lawmaker who can get anything done is Majority Leader Harry Reid, according to The Washington Times.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, David Vitter, Democrat

The Daily Beast

Iowa's Phantom CandidatesBy Ben Jacobs

Heard about all the 2016 Democratic hopefuls flocking to the Hawkeye State? No? That's because no one is visiting.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, John Edwards, Bill Richardson

Mon Jul 07, 2014

News Max

Democrat Who Insulted Farmers Now Says He Is One

Iowa Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Bruce Braley, caught on tape in January making a denigrating remark about farmers, now appears to be on record claiming to be one.

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

The Hill

Green group: Ernst wants to close EPA, Education Dept.

The League of Conservation Voters launched an advertisement Monday hitting Republican Joni Ernst for her desire to shut down the federal Environmental Protection Agency and Education Department.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Bruce Braley

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WHO-TV

Braley Tour Focusing on Social Security

Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley continued his campaign for the Iowa U.S. Senate seat opened up by the retirement of Senator Tom Harkin .

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, US Senate, Iowa, Healthcare Law, Law

Forbes.com

Dems Rush To Propose Student Loan Legislation In Election Year

Student loans are a big focus right now, and many Democratic legislators are lining up with Sen. Elizabeth Warren to show their constituents that they're doing something to help borrowers worried about repayment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Democrat, Economics News, Bankruptcy, Financial Services

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