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Run Off Election Is Tuesday

Runoff election day is Tuesday, July 22. Voters are being asked to go to the polls to decide several races that were too close to call following the states early primary. 231 more words

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A Summer in Iowa Politics: Intern Insider

Our SJMC students are hard at work this summer. Maddie Bro has been following her passion for politics in not one, but TWO internships. Hard work and determination early on in her college career has opened up many opportunities for this SJMC rising junior. 503 more words

Schumer, Blumenthal Hopeful Senate Will OK Transportation Funding

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two U.S. senators are calling for their fellow lawmakers to keep the federal transportation fund from running out of money next month. 273 more words

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An eloquent, hard-hitting memoir of perseverance, pride and purpose

I Heard My Country Calling, by James Webb. Simon & Schuster. 400 pages. Hardcover $27.00.

Alluding to another writer’s warning, Mr. Webb cautions those who meet him (or read his works)  against understanding him too soon. 478 more words

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Undecided Voters Will Sway Outcome of Deadlocked U.S. Senate Race

DES MOINES, Iowa – A new poll has republican Joni Ernst and democrat Bruce Braley deadlocked in the race for senate and the toss up is gaining national attention as the outcome could decide which party controls the U.S Senate. 136 more words

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Senate candidates Schatz and Hanabusa square off ahead of election

It’s one of the most hotly contested races in the Democratic primary election — U.S. Senator Brian Schatz versus U.S. Representative Colleen Hanabusa.

They’re vying to fill the final two years of the late Senator Daniel Inouye’s term. 630 more words

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