Senate Confirms William Barr as Attorney General

The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed William Barr as the 85th Attorney General by a 54 to 45 vote that went mostly along partisan lines.

Ernst and Grassley Respond to the 2019 State of the Union Address

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) praised President Donald Trump’s 2nd State of the Union Address.

Senate Democrats Block Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act

Senate Democrats blocked a motion for unanimous consent to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act sponsored by U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE).

Joni Ernst Re-Introduces Sarah’s Law

On the third anniversary of Sarah Root’s death, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), along with 14 of her colleagues re-introduce Sarah’s Law.

Ernst, Grassley Vote for Compromise to End Government Shutdown

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) voted in favor of the End the Shutdown and Secure the Border Act that failed a cloture vote.

Joni Ernst Deserved Better Treatment Than This

Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) deserved to have her privacy respected instead of having her divorce filings released and reported on.

Senate Attempt to End Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Fails

The U.S. Senate failed to invoke cloture on S. 109, No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2019 by a 48 to 47 vote.

House Republicans Remove Steve King From Committees

House GOP leadership removed Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) from the House Judiciary and Agriculture Committees after his white supremacy remark to the New York Times.

Senators Reintroduce Legislation to ‘Rein in’ Unelected Bureaucrats

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA), Rand Paul (R-KY), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Todd Young (R-IN), Ted Cruz (R-TX) and 29 other cosponsors reintroduced the REINS Act.

In 116th Congress, Ernst Will Serve on Five Prominent Senate Committees

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) will serve on five prominent Senate committees in the 116th Congress, all of which impact the livelihoods of Iowans.

Ernst Speaks Out Against Pulling Troops Out of Syria

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) on Thursday expressed her disapproval of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria.

Ernst, Grassley, and Reynolds Respond to Rollback of WOTUS

Iowa’s U.S. Senators Joni Ernst, Chuck Grassley, and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds praised the redefining of Waters of the United States that rolls back Obama-era WOTUS regulations.

Iowa Republicans Remember George H.W. Bush

After learning that former President George H.W. Bush passed away Friday evening, Iowa Republicans took time to remember the 41st President of the United States.

Republican Senators Urge President Trump to Consider Key Factors in Review of New START

25 Republican U.S. Senators wrote President Donald Trump urging him to consider the key factors that underpin the continued viability of the New START treaty.

Senators Propose Changes to Ensure Government Is Funded on Time

U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA), James Lankford (R-OK), and Joni Ernst (R-IA) propose milestones to end instances of last-minute budget battles and deals.

Ernst Applauds USDA’s Intent to Move Two Agencies Outside of Beltway

U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) praised the news that the U.S. Department of Agriculture intends to move two research agencies outside of Washington, DC.