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  • A northwest Iowa lock on power
    U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, captured 37 of the 39 counties the 4th congressional district to easily win re-election to a seventh term. He cleared the 80-percent-vote threshold in some of his more reliable reaches. 
  • The dark greed  of corporate interests bread-bagged  a U.S. senator

    $85 million. That’s how much Democrats and Republicans and a colorfully striped array of outside interest groups spent on the U.S. Senate race in Iowa, according to the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics (CRP). More money than Georgia ($66 million). More money than in Kentucky ($78 million), where Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell faced a spirited challenge.

     
  • Joni Ernst lets the conservative men do her talking
    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst has campaigned publicly in Carroll twice in the general election. Right after her primary win in June. And last week. 
  • The fate of the Senate could rest in Iowa’s hands
    As the 2014 election season roars toward a conclusion, the race in Iowa between Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst figures into increasingly complicated and murky scenarios for determining which party controls the Senate. 
  • What to look for in the King-Mowrer debate
    Thursday’s scheduled debate in Storm Lake may be Democrat Jim Mowrer’s best hope to advance his long-shot bid to unseat GOP U.S. Rep. Steve King. 
  • Beware what you run from, Iowa
    Joni Ernst is on the verge of cashing in the winning ticket on a crazy bet. 
  • Bruce Braley, an Iowa comeback kid in the making?
    It may be time to re-evaluate Rep. Bruce Braley’s abilities as a Senate contender: The fact that he’s essentially tied with Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst indicates he’s a much more capable candidate than the early reviews suggested.

    The latest Des Moines Register poll, released Saturday, showed Ernst at 47 percent and Braley at 46 percent, a statistical tie. 
  • Cybersecurity Awareness: Stop. Think. Connect
    A show of hands: How many know that October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month? 
  • Nation’s future — no exaggeration — hangs in balance with  Iowa Senate race
    Some voters will cast a ballot based on a candidate’s position on gun rights or abortion or protecting the environment. For others, it’s strictly by party label. 
  • Ernst and Braley: Bread bags and badly injured dad
    A 16-year-old Buena Vista County farm kid died last week in a farming accident. The story led the Sept. 24 issue of The Storm Lake Times. The young man perished near Truesdale when he lost his footing trying to clear a piece of machinery that had been plugged while harvesting corn, the newspaper reported. 
  • Details, dodges and dreams

    Check the transcript. The word-for-word accounting of Iowa Public Television’s 3rd District Congressional debate Thursday in Council Bluffs is remarkably revealing.

     
  • Harkin one of 50 richest members of Congress
    The Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call is out with its annual, eagerly anticipated “50 Richest Members of Congress” list, and once again, Sen. Tom Harkin is the only Iowan to make the cut. 
  • Ernst says what  Jindal doggedly dodged on potential abortion penalties
    “This isn’t about locking up women.”
    — GOP presidential contender Bobby Jindal
    “The provider should be punished.”
    — U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst
    State Sen. Joni Ernst deserves points for candor on her pro-life stance on abortion. 
  • Vote ‘yes’ for Carroll’s ISL
    For less than $4 per month, we can invest in the future of our community. 
  • Congress gets help sorting the mail
    Members of Congress are receiving an unprecedented amount of input from their constituents, coming at them through emails, snail mail and just about every form of communication you can imagine. 
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