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.
On Wendesday morning's episode of Morning Joe, host Mika Brzezinski played separate video clips of Republicans claiming President Obama needs to be impeached. One video clip came from former half-term Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin.