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Tickets for the Iowa Straw Poll are on Sale!

We’re pleased to announce that tickets for the Iowa Straw Poll are on sale! The Iowa Straw Poll is one of largest political events of 2015 and has traditionally attracted thousands of Iowans from across the state. It is a … Continue reading

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Carson Dives into Iowa Politics

Immediately after his remarks ended Wednesday, a line formed up to meet Ben Carson. In some cases with books in hand, many of the more than 300 people who had packed the Rogalski Center at St. Ambrose University in Davenport … Continue reading

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Walker: Prioritize U.S. Workers in Immigration Debate

  DAVENPORT — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tied the health of the U.S. labor market to permissible levels of immigration on Friday, amplifying a debate he spurred earlier this week. Walker, who is among the leaders in early polling of … Continue reading

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Trump: U.S. Getting Beat Up

  Donald Trump, blunt as ever, told a roomful of Scott County Republicans on Thursday that the United States is getting clobbered economically. The billionaire developer, who is considering a presidential bid, covered a wide range of territory at a breakfast … Continue reading

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2015 Iowa Straw Poll Announcement

Sign up now and be the FIRST to hear news about the Iowa straw poll What They Are Saying About the Iowa Straw Poll “Iowa’s agricultural background has always captured the national imagination, and we feel the Central Iowa Expo … Continue reading

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Senator Ernst Receives Update on Request for Examination of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System’s Mental Health Programs

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General’s office has provided an update regarding U.S. Senator Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) request for an examination of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System’s mental health programs. Senator Ernst’s inquiry … Continue reading

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Sen. Ernst Co-Sponsors Tax Credit for Small Businesses Employing Military Reservists

Today, Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) co-sponsored Senator Gary Peters’ (D-MI) bipartisan Military Reserve Small Business Jobs Act of 2015, to extend a tax credit for small businesses that provide differential pay to military reservists and National Guard members called to … Continue reading

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Sen. Ernst response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Address

Today Senator Joni Ernst attended the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress and issued the following statement: “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a commanding speech that needed to be heard by the American people … Continue reading

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Sen. Joni Ernst Welcomes Israeli Prime Minister

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) will attend the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu address to a joint session of Congress. The Iowa Senator is also among 52 cosponsors to the resolution (S.Res.76), welcoming the Prime Minister … Continue reading

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Statement on DHS Funding and President’s Executive Amnesty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding and the President’s executive amnesty: “For the last several weeks, I have voted five times to fund the Department of … Continue reading

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