Chuck Grassley Faces His First Election Fistfight in Forty Years. Recent polling shows the Grassley vs. Franken battle to be much closer than believed. This is Grassley's most brutal reelection fight in four decades.
Should Iowa Democrats Be Panicked By State Fair Straw Poll? S.O.S. Paul Pate's Fair Straw Poll resulted in nearly 2,600 fairgoers voting for their preferred candidate in the Governor, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House races.
Retired U.S. Navy Adm. Michael Franken easily defeated former U.S. Rep Abby Finkenaer to win the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. Franken now faces steep odds against the entrenched Republican U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley.