Joni Ernst http://iowapublicradio.org en Politics Day: From the Gaza Strip to the U.S. Border http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-gaza-strip-us-border <p>Ten years ago, it was wildly controversial to talk about psychological differences between liberals and conservatives. Today’s that’s changed.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:11:45 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Emily Woodbury 43848 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: From the Gaza Strip to the U.S. Border 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 Candidate Profile: Joni Ernst http://iowapublicradio.org/post/candidate-profile-joni-ernst <p>Read this candidate profile of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst. She 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> Sun, 01 Jun 2014 17:19:24 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Katherine Perkins 41550 at http://iowapublicradio.org Candidate Profile: Joni Ernst Hopes of Breaking up the Political Boys Club in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/hopes-breaking-political-boys-club-iowa <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Iowa will hold its primary on Tuesday, June 3. Democratic Senator Tom Harkin is retiring and that’s set off a domino effect of politicians vying for higher office and this midterm election could make history if voters send a woman to Washington. It’s just one of two states that have never done so or elected a woman as governor; the other is Mississippi.</span></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 12:40:00 +0000 Clay Masters 41461 at http://iowapublicradio.org Hopes of Breaking up the Political Boys Club in Iowa News Buzz: Cyber Security and the GOP Senate Candidate Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/news-buzz-cyber-security-and-gop-senate-candidate-debate <p>This week, Iowa State University discovered a security breach affecting computer servers that contained Social Security numbers of thousands of students.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer speaks with <a href="https://www.google.com/search?q=Provost+Jonathan+Whitaker&amp;ie=utf-8&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;aq=t&amp;rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;channel=sb#channel=sb&amp;q=Provost+Jonathan+isu&amp;rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official">Provost Jonathan Wickert</a> about how ISU is protecting their data against hackers.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 18:31:53 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 39709 at http://iowapublicradio.org News Buzz: Cyber Security and the GOP Senate Candidate Debate Farmer from Iowa Comment and Castration Ad Focus National Attention on Iowa's Senate Race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/farmer-iowa-comment-and-castration-ad-focus-national-attention-iowas-senate-race <p><a href="http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20140325/NEWS09/303250120/Video-captures-Bruce-Braley-criticizing-Chuck-Grassley-farmer-from-Iowa-">Video </a>has surfaced of Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley at a private Texas fundraiser with trial lawyers drawing a stark contrast between a future with him serving on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and a future with GOP Senator Charles Grassley Chairing that committee.&nbsp; In the video, Braley describes Grassley as an "Iowa farmer" who "never went to law school."&nbsp; Slate has called it the <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/new Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:01:36 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 38165 at http://iowapublicradio.org Farmer from Iowa Comment and Castration Ad Focus National Attention on Iowa's Senate Race 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