posted on May 8, 2015 04:12 PM
U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R – Red Oak) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses her first six months as Iowa’s newly elected U.S. Senator.
Joining Sen. Ernst at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie...
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posted on September 5, 2014 04:34 PM
Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, and Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, both say they're comfortable with how their party's U.S. Senate candidate is performing at this point in the campaign. Brennan says he knew it would be a close race, because both...
posted on July 18, 2014 03:38 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel says viewers see through the cynical distortion of Joni Ernst's positions highlighted in a negative ad from political action committees. Democratic strategist Jeff Link argues that it isn't cynical to use video of Ernst stating her own positions during the...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:52 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link both predict a close race between Rep. Bruce Braley and State Sen. Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate. Link says his team expected from the beginning that it would be a close race and although Ernst started the general election...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:47 PM
Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the video of Bruce Braley referencing an Iowa farmer becoming chair of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has been featured in several television commercials, and that it will probably be in 15-20 more before the election. He says Braley apologized for the...
posted on April 24, 2014 09:53 PM
Iowa Public Television held a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience at IPTV’s Maytag Auditorium in Johnston.
The following candidates for Iowa’s open Senate seat participated in...
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posted on April 24, 2014 09:52 PM
When asked how she would balance the U.S. budget and free up money for infrastructure, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst said she would eliminate the IRS, the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency.