2014 Senate Race http://iowapublicradio.org en What Quinnipiac Reveals About Gender http://iowapublicradio.org/post/what-quinnipiac-reveals-about-gender <p>Today’s Quinnipiac University <a href="http://www.quinnipiac.edu/news-and-events/quinnipiac-university-poll/iowa/release-detail?ReleaseID=2053">poll</a> shows if the election for U.S. Senate were held today, 44 percent favor Democrat <a href="http://www.brucebraley.com/">Bruce Braley</a> and 40 percent favor Republican <a href="http://www.joniforiowa.com/home/">Joni Ernst</a>.</p><p>Additionally, Quinnipiac finds Braley polling stronger with women by 11 percentage points, and Ernst holding a 4 percent lead with men.*</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:58:15 +0000 Sarah Boden 42436 at http://iowapublicradio.org What Quinnipiac Reveals About Gender Ernst Wins Republican Nomination http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ernst-wins-republican-nomination <p>After pulling ahead late in a crowded field, State Senator Joni Ernst won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate &nbsp;to replace retiring Democrat Tom Harkin. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Joyce Russell 41675 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ernst Wins Republican Nomination Crowded Primary Contests Could Send Decisions to Conventions http://iowapublicradio.org/post/crowded-primary-contests-could-send-decisions-conventions <p>Iowa's primary election is next week.&nbsp; Both major parties will be choosing their candidates for the November election.&nbsp; Host Dean Borg talks with Des Moines Register Political Columnist Kathie Obradovich and Donna Hoffman, Chair of the Political Science Department at University of Northern Iowa about the two congressional races drawing the most attention.&nbsp; Iowa's third and first districts will be open contests, with no incumbent seeking re-election.&nbsp; You can learn more about the candidates and their positions on a variety of issues<a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/topi Wed, 28 May 2014 20:29:34 +0000 Dean Borg & Katherine Perkins 41357 at http://iowapublicradio.org Crowded Primary Contests Could Send Decisions to Conventions Candidate Profile: Scott Schaben http://iowapublicradio.org/post/candidate-profile-scott-schaben <p>Read this candidate profile of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Schaben. He was interviewed as part of IPR's 2014 Primary Voter Guide <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/topic/2014-voter-guide" target="_blank">series</a>.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:17:38 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 41254 at http://iowapublicradio.org Candidate Profile: Scott Schaben Candidate Profile: Mark Jacobs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/candidate-profile-mark-jacobs <p>Read this candidate profile of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Jacobs. He was interviewed as part of IPR's 2014 Primary Voter Guide <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/topic/2014-voter-guide" target="_blank">series</a>.</p><p> Tue, 27 May 2014 16:04:47 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 41253 at http://iowapublicradio.org Candidate Profile: Mark Jacobs Candidate Profile: Sam Clovis http://iowapublicradio.org/post/candidate-profile-sam-clovis <p>Read this candidate profile of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sam Clovis. He was interviewed as part of IPR's 2014 Primary Voter Guide <a href="http://iowapublicradio.org/topic/2014-voter-guide" target="_blank">series</a>. Tue, 27 May 2014 15:07:34 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 41251 at http://iowapublicradio.org Candidate Profile: Sam Clovis Primaries a Bellweather for Iowa's U.S. Senate Race? http://iowapublicradio.org/post/primaries-bellweather-iowas-us-senate-race <p>On Tuesday, six states held nominating contests and the Republican establishment scored big wins. Are the results a bellwether for Iowa’s primaries in less than two weeks?&nbsp; Political analysts Dennis Goldford of Drake University and Tim Hagle of the University of Iowa give us their thoughts on the primaries for open congressional seats here in Iowa.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer asks how the issues of minimum wage and the Affordable Care Act are being talked about by Iowa's GOP candidates for U.S. Senate.<br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 20:06:21 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 41003 at http://iowapublicradio.org Primaries a Bellweather for Iowa's U.S. Senate Race? Secrets, Deals, the Senate Race, and Sanctions http://iowapublicradio.org/post/secrets-deals-senate-race-and-sanctions <p>Dean Borg guest hosts this politics day edition of 'River to River.' &nbsp;Des Moines Register Political Columnist Kathie Obradovich, University of Northern Iowa's Chris Larimer, and Drake University's David Skidmore are political analysts for this program that includes Iowa, U.S., and international politics.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:06:23 +0000 Dean Borg & Ben Stanton 37806 at http://iowapublicradio.org Secrets, Deals, the Senate Race, and Sanctions GOP Candidates Establish Themselves in First Senate Primary Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/gop-candidates-establish-themselves-first-senate-primary-debate <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The half dozen Re</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">publican candidates in the 2014 primary race for U.S. Senate met Wednesday night in Des Moines for a debate. But as Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports it wasn’t much of a debate… more of a chance for voters to figure out who’s running.</span></p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:39:00 +0000 Clay Masters 31050 at http://iowapublicradio.org GOP Candidates Establish Themselves in First Senate Primary Debate