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Iowa's Ernst To Seek Re-Election to US Senate in 2020

Sen. Joni Ernst - (R) Iowa Photo: MGN Online/United States Congress. Sen. Joni Ernst - (R) Iowa

December 10, 2018 01:07 PM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa says she will run for a second term in 2020.
    
The Des Moines Register reports that Ernst told reporters Friday that she would seek re-election. She also said she will support President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020.


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The 48-year-old military veteran from Red Oak was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2014 after serving four years in the Iowa Senate. She succeeded U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, a veteran Democrat, who retired from politics.
    
No one has yet announced a challenge to Ernst's re-election bid, but Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price said Democrats will put up a fight when she runs for re-election.

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