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Debate prep: Perez gets DNC caucus leaders' endorsements, Trump praises Ellison, Dean backs Pete. On @CNNPolitics: https://t.co/FAeJ2xIoai
Joni Ernst ran into a mess yesterday at her only public event in Iowa of the recess. My story on @CNNPolitics: https://t.co/lbPq3YLMib
Here's the Obamacare question #Ernst was asked.
#Ernst ended her event after 45 minutes and that one Obamacare question. Spoke with press for 5 minutes afterward.
#Ernst ended her event after 45 minutes and that one Obamacare question. Spoke with press for 5 minutes afterward.
#Ernst is put on the spot on Obamacare by an enrollee. Her answer: Cite a couple provisions and tout HSAs. The audience jeered throughout.
#Ernst's response to a veteran's call to investigate Trump's ties to Russia:
41-year-old veteran Trinity Ray asks #Ernst to investigate Trump's ties to Russia.
41-year-old veteran Trinity Ray asks #Ernst to investigate Trump's ties to Russia.
A reader points out that neither #Ernst nor #Grassley held February recess events in any of Iowa's 50 most populous cities.
A reader points out that neither #Ernst nor #Grassley held February recess events in any of Iowa's 50 most populous cities.
Certainly is -- ditto all public officials on all levels. Bravery for holding a town hall is not the story.
How is #Ernst handling this largely progressive crowd? By soldiering along very quickly over their jeers. Watch:
It's Ernst's only town hall this recess, and Deb (front and center) says it's bulls*** it was in a small room in rural Iowa. The spillover:
It's Ernst's only town hall this recess, and Deb (front and center) says it's bulls*** it was in a small room in rural Iowa. The spillover:
MAQUOKETA, Iowa -- It's a packed house for what was billed as a small veterans' event with Sen. Joni Ernst.
MAQUOKETA, Iowa -- It's a packed house for what was billed as a small veterans' event with Sen. Joni Ernst.
Follow @sommervillebbc for amazing images of Iraqi forces' efforts to take Western Mosul from ISIS.
I was out today so co-author @DaniellaMicaela had the reins on our Nightcap newsletter. Check it out! Also sign up: https://t.co/fRII2zEmrwhttps://t.co/XDsd65nhhb
A House Democrat in a district Trump won:
.@TomPerez, in call, says Trump's Cabinet picks "have received less vetting than the refugees under his Muslim ban."
Lots more that didn't make it into the story ... but here's one. https://t.co/1UPLexyCPz
Lots more that didn't make it into the story ... but here's one. https://t.co/1UPLexyCPz
New: 'Death panel' dispute erupts at Florida GOP Rep. #Bilirakis town hall.

From New Port Richey on @CNNPolitics https://t.co/4LVHPhVmU7
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