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Braley touts “Back to Work Act” in latest ad

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley released a new 30-second television commercial touting his record of reaching across party line when Iowans are in need of help.

Hillary Clinton: “Hello, Iowa, I’m back”

Hillary Clinton teased Iowa Democratic activists with her thoughts about running for president, but made it clear that's a subject for another day.

Rasmussen poll shows Hatch within six points of Branstad

September 22 2014

A new survey released Monday shows Iowa's gubernatorial race tightening, with Democrat Jack Hatch within six points of incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad.

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Joni Ernst’s state senate attendance record questioned

September 22 2014

Democrats have launched a new assault on Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst, saying she failed to show up 36 percent of the time in her job as a state Senator.

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Branstad holds wide lead in Quinnipiac poll

September 18 2014

A new poll shows Republican Gov. Terry Branstad with a solid lead over Democratic challenger Jack Hatch, a survey that Hatch dismissed and Branstad said vindicates his campaign.

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Republicans criticize Joe Biden’s Iowa visit

September 17 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa – Top Republicans ripped into Vice President Joe Biden’s trip to Iowa, calling it a thinly disguised political swing that was paid for with taxpayer dollars. The Vice President billed the trip as official business, but Republicans said it had all the hallmarks of a campaign rally. They noted that as those attending the […]

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Gov. Branstad discusses overhauling public pensions

September 16 2014

Gov. Terry Branstad said he backs the creation of a citizen's commission to make recommendations on overhauling public pensions that are bankrupting some cities.

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Senator Amy Klobuchar to keynote annual Democratic fundraiser

September 16 2014

Iowa Democrats announced that Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar will be the keynote speaker at this year's Jefferson-Jackson dinner, the party's biggest annual fundraiser.

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Loras poll shows good news for Congressional incumbents, low approval for Obama

September 10 2014

Incumbents seeking another term in Congress hold a substantial edge in their races, while President Obama's approval rating remains very low, a new Loras College survey shows.

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Branstad proposes plan to reduce student debt

September 10 2014

Touring college campuses, Gov. Terry Branstad touted his proposals to bolster higher education by focusing on cutting tuition and reducing student debt.

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Bruce Braley leads in new Loras College poll

September 08 2014

Democrat Bruce Braley has built a small lead in the race for Iowa's U.S. Senate seat, though the race remains very tight and competitive, a new poll shows.

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Branstad-Reynolds releases new ad saying they “have brought Iowa back”

September 08 2014

Incumbent Republican Gov. Terry Branstad has released yet another television commercial, his eighth of the fall election campaign which will see him spend far more than Democratic rival Jack Hatch.

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Brad Anderson pledges to bolster business services in first ad

September 05 2014

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Brad Anderson unveiled his first web commercial focusing on his pledge to bolster business services offered by the office.

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Joni Ernst’s Social Security and Medicare positions draw scrutiny

September 02 2014

Democrats have launched yet another assault on Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, building on her appearance before a group of seniors which they said would be uncomfortable if she made clear her real positions on issues impacting the elderly.

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