Ernst: Harkin’s Comments Show Dems Believe ‘You Can’t Be A Real Woman If You’re Conservative’
Republican Senate nominee Joni Ernst took issue with retiring Democratic Senator Tom Harkin’s suggestion that her good looks are the reason for her strength in recent polling.
“I was very offended that Sen. Harkin would say that, I think …
Biden’s Holding a Fundraiser for Braley Tonight
Really? Vice President Joe Biden is holding a fundraiser for Bruce Braley tonight, in New York City?
Isn’t it a little late in the cycle for fundraising? Aren’t campaigns in the fund-spending stage?
Note that the best way the Democrats …
Michelle Obama, Proud to Support What’s-His-Name
Iowa’s Republican party welcomes Michelle Obama back to Iowa. The last time she was there, she spent a lot of time encouraging voters to support “Bruce Bailey” for Senate — a less than ideal endorsement for candidate Bruce Braley.
Is Joni Ernst No Longer the Underdog Candidate in Iowa?
In addition to Colorado, Iowa is another state where the conventional wisdom may need to change. The political media treats it as a neck-and-neck race or Republican candidate Joni Ernst as a slight underdog. But this morning Quinnipiac finds her …
Joni Ernst Completes Monster Fundraising Quarter
Day by day, you can feel the momentum and conventional wisdom shift in the Iowa Senate race:
Today, the Joni Ernst for Senate campaign announced that it raised approximately $6 million in the third quarter, more than doubling the total raised …
Bruce Braley, Pants on Fire
A sneak preview of Monday morning’s Jolt#…#
Bruce Braley, Pants on Fire
In the Iowa Senate debate Sunday night, Republican Joni Ernst mentioned Democrat Bruce Braley’s threat to sue a neighbor over a dispute over chickens wandering into his …
Iowa Republicans: We’re Happy With the Senate Polls
The Republican party of Iowa e-mails:
CNN: GOP Remains Happy About Iowa
CNN’S JOHN KING: “There’s a big senate race, Tom Harkin, the senator hosting the steak fry, he’s retiring. In the race to succeed him, another brand …
Bruce Braley, Missing a Few — Okay, 75 Percent — of Veterans Committee Meetings
Tough day for Democratic Senate candidates. Below you see the news about Montana senator John Walsh, and now bad news for Representative Bruce Braley, running in Iowa:
Over a two-year period, Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley missed 75 percent of …
Steyer’s Green SuperPAC to Help Past Keystone-Backer Braley
Tom Steyer is not really an environmentalist billionaire, seeking to stand up for his values on the topic of climate change. He’s a deeply partisan Democrat, who’s willing to forgive and overlook past stances and votes of his preferred party …
‘We’d Rather Bet the Farm on Grassley Than a Bunch of Trial Lawyers from Texas.’
Bruce Braley may want to avoid watching television for the next few days. Or weeks. Or months. “Priorities for Iowa” is dropping $250,000 worth of this 30-second ad:
Is this going to be this cycle’s “macaca”?
Iowa Pollster: ‘This race looks like it’s decided.’
Good Sunday morning, Iowa voters!
Joni Ernst has charged to achieve a 7-point lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in a new Iowa Poll, which buoys the GOP’s hope that an Iowa victory will be the tipping point to a Republican …
‘A Vote for [Democratic Candidate Here] Is a Vote for Obama’s Failed Agenda.’
More ads unveiled today:
Freedom Partners Action Fund, a free-market Super PAC, is launching a $6.5 million ad campaign designed to deliver a clear closing argument that a vote for the Democratic candidate in several states is a vote for President …
New Ad: ‘Bruce Braley Insulted a Lot of Iowa Farmers.’
Today Freedom Partners Action Fund unveils another ad in Iowa, hitting Democrat Bruce Braley for comments he made at a fundraiser that insulted farmers by suggesting to the donors that without his election, they might have to deal with “a …
Those Darn Dishonest Staff-Written Press Releases!
During a debate in Iowa Saturday, Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley declared, “I’ve never met Michael Bloomberg.”
Er, Congressman, either you’re lying now or your office was lying back in 2010:
Today, Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA) spoke at the No Labels …
FLASHBACK: In June, House Democrats Opposed U.S. Action in Iraq
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
Hey, Didn’t Democrats Once Staunchly Oppose Combat in Iraq? Like, Back in June?
Was it wise for Democrats to vote against funding any U.S. combat operations in Iraq earlier this …
New Poll Puts GOP’s Ernst Ahead in Iowa, 50–44
Remember when I said Republicans should be a bit more concerned about the Senate race in Iowa? Never mind, apparently:
Neutralizing the traditional Democratic lead among women voters, Republican State Sen. Joni Ernst leads U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, the …
NRSC: Look Who Else Is Skipping Official Duties to Attend Fundraisers!
From the first Morning Jolt of the week, a first look at a new NRSC ad hitting the opposition – both President Obama and several Senate candidates – for attending fundraisers and missing official duties:
NRSC: Look Who Else Is …
GOP’s Ernst Trails Slightly in Iowa
This is not a bad place for the GOP’s Senate candidate in Iowa, Joni Ernst, to start:
State Sen. Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senator in Iowa, trails U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, the Democrat, 44 – 40 percent, as …
‘So God Made a Trial Lawyer . . .’
America Rising puts together aspiring Democratic senator Bruce Braley’s “just a farmer” comments with Paul Harvey’s 1978 “So God Made a Farmer” speech#…#
Separately, they turn the page to another chapter of the long, long, detailed nonfiction book entitled, “Representative Bruce …
Sneering at Farmers Is an Odd Strategy for an Iowa Candidate
From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt:
Way to Go, Iowa Democrats. You Found a Candidate Who Sneers at Farmers.
Bruce Braley#…#what a jerk.
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley apologized this afternoon for offending Republican U….