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Iowa elections 2014

Midterm Roundup: Joni Ernst’s Flip-Flop-Flip

Get all of the latest news from the key campaigns.

October 16, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Scott Walker Might Be In Trouble

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October 15, 2014

Castrating Conservative Principles In Iowa

Here’s why you shouldn’t believe Joni Ernst’s claims of fiscal conservatism.

October 14, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Deadlocked In Georgia

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October 13, 2014

Midterm Roundup: The Worst Attack Ad Of The Year?

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October 10, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Grimes Pulls Ahead In Kentucky?

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October 6, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Senate Control ‘On A Knife-Edge’

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October 3, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Dumbest Campaign Controversy Debunked

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October 2, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Shaheen Pulls Away

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September 30, 2014

Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

The Hawkeye State’s Senate race — and control of the Senate — seem to be shifting toward the GOP.

September 29, 2014

Democrats Need Surge Of Women To Hold Senate

The Democratic path to success is clear — but getting there is easier said than done.

September 22, 2014

Midterm Roundup: How Big Could The GOP Win?

Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have missed on Friday, September 19: • Democrat Chad Taylor is officially off the ballot in Kansas, leaving the Senate election as a head-to-head matchup between Republican incumbent Pat Roberts and Independent Greg Orman. The latest poll of the race, from Rasmussen Reports, […]

September 19, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Is North Carolina Going Blue?

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September 18, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Another Plagiarism Scandal

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September 17, 2014

Poll Roundup: Hagan Pulls Ahead In North Carolina

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

September 12, 2014

Poll Roundup: Iowa Senate Race Is ‘Deadlocked’

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 29, 2014

Republicans Have A Joni Ernst Problem

Throughout the 2014 campaign season, the Iowa Senate seat held by retiring Democrat Tom Harkin has emerged as a surprisingly strong pickup opportunity for the Republican Party. President Barack Obama is wildly unpopular in Iowa, and Democratic nominee Bruce Braley has struggled to gain traction throughout the race (over the past five months, he’s seen […]

August 26, 2014

DNC Chair: Joni Ernst ‘An Onion Of Crazy’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) appears to be shifting tactics in Iowa, by painting Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst as an unstable extremist. DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz set the tone at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, calling Ernst “an onion of crazy.” “I know that this state is known for its wind energy, for corn, for soybeans, […]

August 18, 2014

Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 1, 2014

WATCH: Liberal Billionaire Launches Ad Campaign Slamming Iowa’s Ernst

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer’s SuperPAC, NextGen Climate, released the first in what is expected to be an avalanche of midterm election ads on Wednesday, targeting Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst. Surprisingly, the ad does not mention Ernst’s outspoken denial of basic climate science. Instead, it depicts two comically evil businessmen gloating that Ernst has sold […]

July 30, 2014

WATCH: Democrats Slam Joni Ernst On Social Security

Democrats are ramping up their attacks against Senate candidate Joni Ernst, with a new ad campaign that accuses the Iowa Republican of trying to privatize Social Security. “What does Joni Ernst stand for? She’s proposed privatizing Social Security. Gambling our savings in the stock market,” the ad’s narrator says. “Experts say that could be a […]

July 22, 2014

Poll Roundup: Close In Colorado

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

July 18, 2014

GOP Candidate Ernst Backtracks: Obama Not A ‘Dictator’ Who Should Be Impeached

State Senator Joni Ernst, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Iowa, is backtracking from her claim that President Barack Obama has “become a dictator” who should be removed from office. On Tuesday, Yahoo! News reported that Ernst called for Obama’s impeachment at a Montgomery County GOP forum in January. After being asked what “punishment” […]

July 9, 2014

Poll Roundup: Ugly Mississippi Race Still Up For Grabs

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

June 20, 2014

WATCH: Iowa Senate Race Immediately Turns Negative

U.S. Representative and Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley (D-IA) kicked off his general election campaign on Wednesday, with a television ad mocking newly minted Republican nominee Joni Ernst’s infamous promise to cut pork in Washington. Braley’s ad, titled “Peep,” takes direct aim at the viral campaign spot in which Ernst claimed that her experience castrating […]

June 5, 2014