Tag Archives: 2014 Iowa Senate Race

What The Koch Brothers Want Joni To Do

“Joni Ernst is the perfect mental and moral blank slate kind of candidate that attracts billionaires like the Koch brothers, and ALEC and big money.”    Watch and wonder no more about exactly what the Kochs expect in return for their … Continue reading

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Iowa Senate Race Roundup #IASEN

The national, corporate news media has been writing a lot about the Iowa U.S. Senate race to replace Tom Harkin. Here are some links to stories so readers can follow along: Greg Sargent of the Washington Post wrote about Joni … Continue reading

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Iowa U.S. Senate Candidates On Obamacare

At this stage in Iowa’s U.S. Senate race it is important to listen to the other side. Most voters are not engaged in one of the most visible political races in the country, and likely won’t be until much closer … Continue reading

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Howard Dean's 5 Lessons For Iowa Democrats

The lessons for Democrats Howard Dean found in Eric Cantor’s primary loss are nothing if not a reminder of what grassroots politics is, and the importance of being engaged if we want to effect change in government. “The fact is, … Continue reading

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Midterms, Caucuses And Polls, Oh My!

It must be tough being the newspaper Iowa depends upon for Republican news. First the Rasmussen polls showing U.S. Senate candidates Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst in a statistical dead heat with 44 -45 percent of 750 likely Iowa voters … Continue reading

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EPA Clean Power Rulemaking

“The United States has a moral responsibility to act on climate,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy on Monday, June 2. Her agency proposed what they described as “a commonsense plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants.” New rules would … Continue reading

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Bruce Braley: Climate Disruption Is Real

Bruce Braley Statement on Carbon Reduction Plan Thursday, June 5, 2014 Washington, D.C.– Rep. Bruce Braley (IA-01) today released the following statement after the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency of a preliminary plan to reduce carbon emissions. “In the … Continue reading

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Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley To Run In Iowa Senate Race

by David Nir Follow for Daily Kos Elections Rep. Bruce Braley (D) will run for Senate Democrats have landed their top choice to succeed Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, who announced last month that he would not seek reelection: 1st District Rep. … Continue reading

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