California US Senator Kamala Harris (D)

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'Dark money' ties raise questions for GOP Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa

Documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal an outside group founded by top political aides to Sen. Joni Ernst is working closely with the Iowa Republican to raise money and boost her reelection prospects.

Some legal experts say the degree of overlap between her campaign and the nonprofit Iowa Values could violate the law.

Emails show Ernst fundraiser Claire Holloway Avella asked a donor for $50,000 for the group following an introduction by the senator.  

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The Sioux City Council will be asked today to approve a consulting services agreement related to the redevelopment of the historic Badgerow Building.

City staff is proposing that the city enter into a contract with Chicago-based Hunden Strategic Partners (HSP) to assist with the process of selecting a developer for the project. According to documents filed with the city, interest in the Badgerow Building from "a variety of developers" continues to grow.

 

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Iowa and South Dakota students have tied for first place in the best ACT college board test scores in the nation.  Both Iowa and South Dakota saw an average of 21.6 out of a percent score of 36.

Two-thirds of students in Iowa who graduated from high school last spring took the ACT.
Iowa was one of 24 states to test more than half of students.

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One of the candidates running for Democratic nomination for the US Senate in Iowa next year visits Sioux City next Tuesday.  Theresa Greenfield from Des Moines will hold a campaign event at 5 p.m. at The Marquee on Fourth St.  Greenfield is a real estate agent and one of three Democrats who are running for the seat, which is held by U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst. 

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One of the candidates running for Democratic nomination for the US Senate in Iowa next year visits Sioux City next Tuesday.  Theresa Greenfield

of  Des Moines will hold a Sioux City campaign event on Tuesday. The meet-and-greet event will take place at 5 p.m. at The Marquee on Fourth St.

Greenfield is a real estate agent and one of three Democrats who are running for the seat, which is held by U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst. Ernst was first elected in 2014 and is running for re-election.

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Presidential candidate Kamala Harris held a campaign rally at the Anderson Dance Pavilion Thursday night, August 8, 2019.

More than 100 people showed up at the riverfront to hear her 3AM agenda.  Those are issues keeping people up at night,  according to the U.S. Senator from California.

“How will we fight for the America we believe in? So, we can solve the problems that people face every single day.”

Harris did say the United States needs reasonable gun safety laws.  However, she says Congress lacks the courage to act on gun control.  

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Presidential candidate Kamala Harris is in Siouxland this afternoon.  After a stop at the Anderson Dance Pavilion last night she’s expected in Storm Lake in about an hour.   

More than 100 people showed up at the riverfront in Sioux City to hear her 3 a.m. agenda.  Those are issues keeping people up at night,  according to the U.S. Senator from California.

“How will we fight for the America we believe in?"   

"So, we can solve the problems that people face every single day.”

Two more Democratic Presidential hopefuls visit Sioux City tonight.   

California Senator Kamala Harris is holding a rally at the Anderson Dance Pavilion.

Also, former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will attend at private event at the Truman Club. 

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Senator from New York, Kirsten Gillibrand made a campaign stop in Sioux City last night.  

She’s spending 5-days crossing the state in an RV and dropped by the Key Club to meet with supporters and those still undecided.

A couple of Democratic candidates for president plan to visit Sioux City today.   

The Woodbury County Democratic Party reports a rally for California Senator Kamala Harris will take place at the Anderson Dance Pavilion.  The event is expected to start at around 6 p.m.

Also, tonight former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will attend a private event at the Truman Club in Sioux City.

Democratic candidate for President and U.S. Senator from New York, Kirsten Gillibrand made a campaign stop in Sioux City last night.   

Today on The Exchange, we recap a massive Saturday in the Park Celebration on July 6.  Sheila Brummer talks with several folks at the event and some of the performers as well.

We hear from two of the more well known Democratic Presidential candidates who visited Siouxland last week- South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California US Senator Kamala Harris.

There is a Native American Presidential Candidate Forum scheduled for August 19-20 in Sioux City.  We talk with one of the planners.

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