by Jeff Spross Sep 15, 2014
An oil lobbyist said the goal was to boost Iowa's corn industry and thus help our Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), who's running against Republican Joni Ernst for the state's national Senate seat.
by Jeff Spross Sep 4, 2014
The $275 million Project LIBERTY plant is the second cellulosic plant to begin operation in the U.S., and the first to use corn waste as its feedstock.
by Jeff Spross Aug 27, 2014
Ernst was one of several rising GOP politicians who attended a June 16 gathering in Dana Point, California, along with a collection of wealthy donors that the billionaire brothers have helped organize.
by Josh Israel Aug 20, 2014
Joni Ernst does not believe there should be any federal minimum wage at all.
by Aviva Shen Aug 18, 2014
The Republican nominee said she supports taking sexual assault investigations out of the chain of command.
by Scott Keyes Aug 12, 2014
Like any serious accusation of impending election fraud, they took the charge not to the police but to their fundraising email list.
by Jeff Spross Jul 30, 2014
Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.
by Josh Israel Jul 29, 2014
Ernst has argued against any federal minimum wage, claiming, "Every state has a different economy, different cost of living. I don’t believe that’s the role of the federal government."
by Jeff Spross Jul 24, 2014
Iowa's GOP governor is "giving in" to utilities according to his Democratic rival, following the truly byzantine death of a federal solar grant.
by Katie Valentine Jul 15, 2014
The 1,100-mile-long Bakken Pipeline would carry 320,000 barrels of crude oil per day.