By Ed Sykes | 08/19/14 02:48 PM
Months ahead of election day, Iowa Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst is already having an impact on the debate over military sexual assault. Washington Examiner Political Writer Betsy Woodruff explains in this latest installment of WEX BackStory.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/18/14 06:53 PM
It's not much of a campaign issue, although political observers say it was a smart move that allowed the Iowa Republican to look like a bridge-builder.
By Ashe Schow | 08/18/14 02:21 PM
Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst, the GOP's U.S. Senate nominee, is using her experience of being sexually harassed while serving in the military to call for a renewed focus on the problem.
By David M. Drucker | 08/18/14 12:42 PM
Republican Joni Ernst has highlighted the fact that she served in a combat role in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Guard in her campaign ads. Democrat Bruce Braley is trying to even the playing field by noting his past legislative support for the Guard.
By Michael Barone | 08/15/14 03:03 PM
In 1966, Nixon's campaigning helped Republicans gain five Senate and 47 House seats. Clinton is apparently afraid she can't match that record in this year's midterms.
By Ashe Schow | 08/14/14 03:47 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley can't seem to catch a break in his race to become Iowa's next U.S. senator. With a near-constant stream of gaffes and campaign discoveries, it's high time for a roundup of his worst greatest hits.
By Rebecca Berg | 08/13/14 02:06 PM
In the Iowa Senate race, veterans issues have been a central focus in the campaign of Republican Joni Ernst, but less so for Rep. Bruce Braley, her Democratic opponent. But Braley is edging onto Ernst's turf with a new television ad.
By Ashe Schow | 08/05/14 02:09 PM
Fact-checkers at PolitiFact say a television ad claiming Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst pledged to protect "tax breaks for companies that ship jobs overseas" is false.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/30/14 02:38 PM
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS.
By Zack Colman | 07/30/14 01:15 PM
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC is targeting Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in a $2.6 million TV ad campaign.
By David Freddoso | 07/24/14 03:48 PM
Of all the duties members of Congress have, oversight might be both the most important and the least attractive.
By Ashe Schow | 07/22/14 04:50 PM
Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, missed 79 percent of full Veterans' Affairs Committee hearings between 2011 and 2012 -- when the Veterans Affairs scandal was starting to heat up.
By Ashe Schow | 07/10/14 01:45 PM
It's not just Sarah Palin. From sitting senators to South Dakota's Republican Party, impeachment is a possibility.
By Becket Adams | 07/10/14 12:54 PM
Unsurprisingly, Palin's demand to Congress was met by the talking heads at the always reasonable MSNBC with rage, with one host even saying that the former governor's language is "disturbing" and that it "really scares me."
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