by Jeff Spross Posted on October 31, 2014 Updated: November 1, 2014
A little less than three weeks ago, over 180 Iowa scientists sent a clear message to their state's leaders: climate change is here, is impacting Iowans and needs to be taken seriously.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on October 23, 2014 Updated: October 24, 2014
The remarks come from an NRA event held just a little over a month after the movie theater shooting in Aurora, CO.
by Emily Atkin Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 16, 2014
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Thursday joined the growing ranks of politicians and political figures who actively oppose any policy to fight climate change, but also claim to not know the science of climate change.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 3, 2014
James Madison warned that, if Joni Ernst vision of the Constitution were ever accepted, it would "speedily put an end to the Union itself."
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 29, 2014 Updated: October 20, 2014
"I don’t know the science behind climate change," Ernst said, when pressed at a debate last night. "I can’t say one way or another what is the direct impact, whether it’s man-made or not."
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 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 Posted on August 27, 2014 Updated: August 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 Posted on August 20, 2014
Joni Ernst does not believe there should be any federal minimum wage at all.
by Aviva Shen Posted on August 18, 2014
The Republican nominee said she supports taking sexual assault investigations out of the chain of command.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 30, 2014
Republican candidate Joni Ernst has a record of denying the reality of climate change and taking money from fossil fuel interests.