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Thune062414

Big Names Trying to Raise Big Bucks for Ernst Campaign – The Weekly Roundup

It’s been somewhat surprising that big name politicians and celebrities haven’t been rolling in and out of Iowa in an effort to help the candidates running for the United States Senate raise money. It’s not like Iowa Repu...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
Joni

U.S. Senate Polls are Like the Iowa Weather – Unpredictable

They say in Iowa that, if you don’t like the weather, just give it a few minutes and it will change. Now it appears that saying now applies to political polls. We began to see it in the 2012 Republican Presidential Caucuses, ...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
David Young

Discussing David Young’s TV Ads

While perusing my Facebook feed this weekend, a post from an Iowa conservative activist caught my eye.  “Anyone know the name of the eleven year old that won @YoungForIowa’s ‘Write and Direct My Campaign Commercials...
by Craig Robinson

 

 
blum and King

Loras Poll: King in Good Shape, Blum’s Got a Shot in the 1st CD

Newspapers and other media organizations will pay for statewide polls for presidential and gubernatorial elections, but their budgets don’t allow for congressional polling.  Public polling data for congressional campaigns is...
by Craig Robinson

 
 
Blum

Blum Unveils First General Election TV Ad in Iowa’s 1st CD

The congressional races in Iowa’s First and Second District don’t quite get the same attention in central Iowa as the Third and Fourth Districts.  I don’t know if that is a good or bad thing to be honest with you.  Repu...
by Craig Robinson

 

 
Joni

Ernst Trails Braley in Latest Loras College Poll

The U.S. Senate race in Iowa has been a close contest since Joni Ernst claimed the Republican nomination in June.  The Real Clear Politics poll average has Bruce Braley leading by just one point.  There has been ten polls tak...
by Craig Robinson