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Former Iowa lawmaker, Republican State Sen. Kent Sorenson, is going to jail for his endorsement of former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul from Texas, during the 2012 Iowa Republican caucus. Mr. Sorenson had initially supported Rep. Michele Bachmann in the campaign.
Politico broke a story yesterday that concludes female voters view the Republican Party as "intolerant," "lacking in compassion" and "stuck in the past." The poll was commissioned by Republican Super PACs: Crossroads GPS and American Action.
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Joni Ernst, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa, is under attack once again for taking sides with "Big Oil" and is accused of siding with the corporate interests in an effort to dismantle Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) in a farm state like Iowa.
The first deadline for the inauguration of the new Afghan president, August 25, has already passed. Now it seems the new Sept. 2 deadline will also be missed as one candidate, Abdullah Abdullah, has pulled out of the auditing process.
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Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AK) is once again on the offensive in attacking his opponent, freshman U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AK). Last week Pryor released an ad attacking Cotton for opposing the "pre-existing conditions" portion of the Affordable Care Act.
Democrats have had no better friend in high places than multi-billionaire Warren Buffett. However, the relationship between Buffett - the world’s third-richest person with an estimated net worth of $66.9 billion - and the Democrats just got weird.
Islamic State terrorists are holding a 26-year-old American female humanitarian relief worker taken hostage in Syria by ISIS about. They are demanding $6.6 million in ransom money and that the U.S. stop bombing ISIS fighters.
Amid a backdrop of declining membership in U.S. unions, around three quarters of the 112,000 active educators and school workers in the Michigan Education Association can opt not to pay union membership dues.
The rise of ISIS has created strange bedfellows: With airstrikes on ISIS renegades, the U.S. is now on the same side as Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and the leaders of Iran. Could a silver lining of ISIS terror be dialogue with Iran?
North Carolina Sen. Kay Hagan is facing political pressure, but not from her Republican opponent. Hagan is mum on whether she will appear with Pres. Obama on Tuesday at an American Legion National Convention event in her home state.
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Republican Iowa U.S. Senate candidate, Joni Ernst, was making headway in the campaign against U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, even closing the polling gap on her opponent. For Ms. Ernst, the party may be over amid allegations over a military sexual assault case.