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Braley vs. Ernst: ´Races
just don´t get closer than this´

Des Moines Register, by Jennifer Jacobs

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Posted By:tisHimself, 7/27/2014 5:37:50 AM

An Iowa race that was pegged just a couple of weeks ago as leaning Democratic is now considered to be at the epicenter of the GOP battle to reclaim power in the U.S. Senate. Just 100 days out from election day, national prognosticators say Democrat Tom Harkin´s seat seems an even bet to fall into Republican hands. "That could potentially make Iowa the decisive state for the Senate," nonpartisan analyst Kyle Kondik wrote for Larry Sabato´s Crystal Ball last week.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jerseyden, 7/27/2014 7:11:36 AM     (No. 9941713)

Repubs don´t stand a chance if it ´s a close race. Dem´s. Appear to be allowed to vote as many times as needed to get a victory. Until there are honest elections repubs will always lose.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/27/2014 7:21:37 AM     (No. 9941718)

I´m feeling confident about Ms. Ernst. Iowans like her and Braley stumbles pretty often.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Doctor P, 7/27/2014 7:54:42 AM     (No. 9941748)

Somehow I think the farmers and veterans [and the families of both] will make a difference.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 7/27/2014 9:42:04 AM     (No. 9941870)

Iowa was rampant with fraud in 2012 elections that put the squatter back in office. 63 precincts with not one vote for Romney? What a crock, and not even a whiff of a challenge by the GOP because of a "consent decree" signed by the dummass nitwits in 1982! To date it has not been dismantled because a judge well into his eighties (he might really be dead) is dragged out each year to renew it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/27/2014 9:56:50 AM     (No. 9941891)

The candidate that excels in defending the practice of burning corn in your car will win this.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: richwill, 7/27/2014 9:59:57 AM     (No. 9941899)

Joni Earnst should be a shoo-in to win this election.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative, 7/27/2014 12:09:54 PM     (No. 9942045)

If it isn´t a "supermajority" it really doesn´t matter...Obama has a pen and a phone. Republicans have Mitch McConnell...and John Boehner.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MEMcL, 7/27/2014 12:24:29 PM     (No. 9942066)

Just sent a small donation to Ernst, and also to Scott Walker. Not in my state, but warriors fighting the good fight against ferocious and well-funded opponents. A lot of small donations can make a difference.

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