Iowa Senate Race

Reid: Ernst Too Far Right for Conservatives

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Harry Reid is warning that if Repub. Joni Ernst wins her bid for an open U.S. Senate seat in Iowa, the Dems will lose their majority in the Senate. “She’s [Ernst] so far to the right that I’m sure many parts of the right wouldn’t like what she’s talking about,” he added.

How Far Will The GOP Wave Go?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

R's retain big leads to pick up 3 open seats in Romney-carried states: WV, Mont., SD. Repub. nominees moved ahead of 3 Dem. incumbents in Romney states (AK, AR, LA) & in 2 target states carried by Obama (CO, IA). Only in NC has the Repub. not yet overtaken the Dem.

Fiorina group puts focus on female voters in Iowa

Jason Noble, The Des Moines Register

The Unlocking Potential Project, a group headed by Carly Fiorina whose aim is to turn out Republican-voting women, is setting up shop in Iowa to help Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst.

Three Key Endorsements for June GOP Primaries

Here are three June primaries where conservatives can back candidates who will tip the scales in favor of constitutional government and really make a difference: Chris McDaniel in the Mississippi GOP Senate primary on June 3, Sheri Few in the South Carolina Superintendent of Education primary on June 10 and Sam Clovis in the Iowa GOP Senate primary on June 3.

So Does Iowa's Joni Ernst Support Amnesty?

Iowa GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst is trying to sell herself as a conservative, but her record and endorsements are looking more and more like another career politician who will be a vote for the Chamber of Commerce on amnesty, Common Core and the rest of the whole Big Government – Big Business agenda.

GOP Sees a Path for Senate Through Iowa

Ben Kesling and Beth Reinhard, Wall Street Journal

Iowa Repubs. are energized for this year's Senate race after missteps by the Dem. candidate, making national Dems' task of holding their Senate majority a bit harder.

Romney Strikes In Iowa GOP Senate Race

Romney's candidate in the Iowa GOP Senate race, Joni Ernst, is a typical creature of state house and county court house politics. She's perfectly happy to see spending and taxes go up and freedom erode as long as taxpayers don’t fight back. With the primary only three months away the candidate who is campaigning as a boat rocker is Sam Clovis.

GOP Powerhouse AFP Steps Up Attack on Vulnerable Dems

Matea Gold, Washington Post

With early attacks against Senate Dems, Americans for Prosperity emerges as the Right's most powerful ally. Currently AFP has launched ad campaigns against five vulnerable Senate Dems., and some House Dems, including Rep. Nick Rahall (W.Va.).

Could GOP Spat Lose Senate Seat?

Shane Goldmacher, National Journal

Could Iowa GOP infighting cost a Senate seat? DC elite media think so. "The battle raging among Ron Paul acolytes running the state party and establishment Repubs. might have 2016 implications."