The Iowa Secretary of State reported that they had received over 455,000 absentee ballots for this election through Monday. That represents the strongest early voter turnout in a midterm election in Iowa history. A recent poll shows Braley leads by 20 points among early voters.
New polls of Alaska and Iowa reveal that the Democratic candidates in each state are in a position to win two critical Senate races tomorrow.
In a poll released Wednesday by the Garin-Hart-Yang Research Group, Rep, Bruce Braley (D-IA) holds a commanding lead with early voters in Iowa's open US Senate race compared to his Republican opponent, Joni Ernst.
A new Loras College Poll of Iowa's Senate race reveals a very tight election with Democrat Bruce Braley leading Republican Joni Ernst 45%-44%.
During Monday morning's broadcast of Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough took Joni Ernst to task for canceling meetings with the editorial boards of Iowa newspapers and local news stations.
On Thursday, Rekha Basu, a columnist for the Des Moines Register took to her Facebook page to openly complain about Ernst canceling a scheduled meeting with the newspaper's editorial board.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) made her way to Iowa earlier this week to campaign for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley and to take part in a round-table discussion on veterans issues.
Democrats hit Ernst today with an ad featuring Kim Tweedy, a Nurse Examiner on a West Des Moines Sexual Assault Response Team, who can't understand how Joni Ernst could want to outlaw abortion even for victims of rape and incest.
Two-time failed Presidential candidate Mitt Romney hit the campaign trail for GOP Senate candidate Joni Ernst in Iowa Sunday night.
By more than 2-1, the Koch Brothers affiliation hurts Joni Ernst with voters in Iowa. They are equally unimpressed by Sarah Palin's support for the Republican.
Republican Senate Candidate Joni Ernst could be in some hot water over county public contracts awarded to her father's company when she served as the county's auditor. Ernst is running against Democrat Bruce Braley for Iowa's open US Senate seat.
For a senatorial candidate from Iowa, the way to show support for a religious principle is voting for a constitutional amendment that effectively eliminates a woman's constitutional rights, and then claim the amendment really would not do anything at all.
During a debate with her Democratic opponent, Bruce Braley, Joni Ernst told the audience she is an independent leader, then recited Tea Party talking points on everything from "personhood" amendments to privatization of Social Security.
Republicans got some bad news on Monday as a poll in a key Senate race revealed that one of their 'rock stars' is quickly losing steam and is now trailing against her Democratic opponent.
Iowa Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Joni Ernst referred to the recent Isla Vista killings as an "unfortunate accident" in a primary debate.