And now Ernst has had to apologize for sexist remarks her husband made in 2013.
"What do you do if you see your ex running around in your front yard screaming and bloody? Stay calm. Reload. And try again," Gail wrote.
The posts came to light Tuesday when Democratic operatives – who had taken screenshots of the posts – sent them to the Des Moines Register. The posts have since been deleted.
"I'm appalled by my husband's remarks," Joni said in a statement to the Register. "They are uncalled-for and clearly inappropriate. I've addressed this issue with my husband and that's between us."
Both of these candidates need to get it together.