Poll – GOP Chuck Grassley Fighting for his Political Life

I call it the Trump Effect. A Loras College poll released Thursday had the Iowa lawmaker in a statistical dead heat against Patty Judge, his Democratic challenger. Grassley led by only one point, 46-45, against the former lieutenant governor. That nominal advantage was well within the poll’s four-point margin or error. Public Policy Polling, a left-leaning firm, released a survey earlier last week showing Grassley with a 7-point lead. But even that margin hardly suggests safety for the incumbent. “When...

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Political Junkies Unite! It’s Time to Vote

I predict that the global rise in temperature will show a significant decline on Monday as all the hot air bloviators, pollsters, consultants and media talking heads hold their steamy breath as they await the results of the Iowa caucuses. And why shouldn't they? The numbers all say that Donald Trump will win the caucuses over Ted Cruz, with the rest of the GOP field barely in their rear-view mirror. And then of course there's Iowa's importance as a...as a...mid-western, um, evangelical-heavy,...

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Donald Trump Pelted with Tomatoes in Iowa – Video

Donald "I'm great, I'm fabulous" Trump was pelted with tomatoes in Iowa during one of his gatherings at the University of Iowa on Wednesday. Trump, in the middle of one of his poll-praising, policy-lacking events quickly realized that some of the people in the crowd were on to his nonsense. Watch, as protesters introduced the edible berry-like fruit to the Republican presidential candidate. Video

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Iowa Governor Wants Ted Cruz to Lose in Iowa – Video

Gov. Terry Brandstad sounds like a smart man. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says he still won't endorse a Republican presidential candidate before the Feb. 1 caucuses. But Tuesday, for the first time, Branstad said he wants Texas Senator Ted Cruz defeated. "Yes," Branstad told Channel 13 News Tuesday morning when asked if he wants Cruz, who is currently leading the Iowa polls, to lose. Branstad made his comments after addressing a room of alternative energy supporters at the Iowa Renewable...

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Bernie Sanders Increases lead in Iowa and New Hampshire

It is Sunday and another secret Democratic debate will begin hours from now. But if having these secret debates at all weird hours of the night was a tactic by the DNC to favor the better known Hillary Clinton while keeping the lesser known Bernie Sanders away from the masses, then this has been a colossal failure on the DNC. A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday showed Sanders with a five-percentage-point lead over Clinton, 49% to 44%. The latest poll suggests a stark difference from...

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Poll – Bernie Sanders Now Leads in Iowa AND New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders just keep chipping and chipping and chipping away at what seemed to be an almost insurmountable lead for Hillary Clinton in Iowa, and if this new Quinnipiac poll is to be believed, Hillary Clinton should worry. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wins the support of 49 percent of likely Democratic Caucus participants, with 44 percent for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and 4 percent for former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This...

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New Poll – Hillary Clinton Overtakes Bernie Sanders in Iowa

What a difference a Republican whipping party makes. Well, the so-called Benghazi hearing contributed to this new love for Hillary, but she has been on this wave of growing support since the last Democratic debate a little over a week ago. And now this - Hillary Clinton has reclaimed the lead in Iowa from Bernie Sanders and it is a commanding lead. According to Quinnipiac University poll, Hillary Clinton now hold an 11 point lead over Bernie. The poll of likely Democratic Caucus participants...

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