Earlier in the week, real estate executive Theresa Greenfield announced for the Democratic Senatorial nomination. Yesterday, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee’s leadership announced that they are already endorsing Ms. Greenfield over attorney Kimberly Graham and insurance broker and former congressional candidate Eddie Mauro. The winner of next year’s June 2nd primary will then face first-term Sen. Joni Ernst (R) in the November general election.
The DSCC move signals that there will be no further recruitment occurring in Iowa. Their first two choices, former Governor and US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Rep. Cindy Axne (D-West Des Moines), both turned down overtures to run for the Senate.
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