October 23, 2014 -- Updated 1602 GMT (0002 HKT)

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Ernst's new hog ad: 'Too many politicians full of...'
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst is making the internet squeal, again, with a new ad that features her dozens of hogs.
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Moms focus group: Washington doesn't get me

For campaigns wanting to connect to the crucial vote of "Walmart moms" -- mothers with ages ranging from 29-54 who have shopped at the big-box store in the last month -- make sure your candidate is search engine optimized.

This man could flip the Senate

A quiet lobbying campaign by a low-key man from Maine could determine which party controls the Senate next year.