Ernst Demands Increased Efforts From Obama Administration To End Leaks On Special Operations Missions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) today sent a letter to President Obama expressing her deep concern over continued Obama Administration leaks regarding the activities of U.S. military special operations units...
by The Iowa Republican

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Judiciary Committee Republicans to McConnell: No Hearings on Supreme Court Nomination

WASHINGTON – Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans today sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicating that they will exercise their constitutional authority to withhold consent of a Supreme Court nomination an...
by The Iowa Republican

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Grassley: The Biden Rules

Prepared Floor Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa Chairman Senate Judiciary Committee Supreme Court Vacancies in Presidential Election Years: “The Biden Rules” Monday, February 22, 2016 Mr. President, we find ourse...
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State Parties Receive Large Boost from Caucus Night Registrations

DES MOINES – Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces that both the Republican Party of Iowa and the Iowa Democratic Party saw substantial gains in their voter registration numbers as a result of the February 1 Iowa Caucus...
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Grassley and Ernst Respond to Death of Justice Scalia

Grassley Statement on Justice Scalia Senator Chuck Grassley, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, made the following statement after learning of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. “Justice Scalia was ...
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Ernst Leads Bipartisan Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), a combat veteran and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee,today introduced the Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment (SAVE) Act, along with the support ...
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