Joni Ernst

Joni Kay Ernst is an American politician who is the junior United States Senator from Iowa, elected in the November 2014 election. She previously served as a Republican member of the Iowa Senate from 2011 to 2014 and as a lieutenant colonel in the Iowa Army National Guard prior to retiring from the military in 2015. Ernst is the first woman to represent Iowa in the United States Congress and the first female veteran – from any state – to serve in the United States Senate. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Joni Ernst has 141 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2014 Speech as a U.S. Senate Candidate for Iowa. The year with the most videos was 2015 with 59 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 4,255 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell Jr. (3), Terry E. Branstad (3), Chris Smith (3). Most common tags: Road to the White House, Iowa, Election 2014.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2015 - Present U.S. Senator, R-IA View Map Videos: 134 January 5, 2011 - Present State Senator,
R-Iowa
Videos: 5

Previously

U.S. Senate Candidate, Iowa
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c. January 1, 2014 - November 4, 2014 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Sigal Mandelker to be treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial crimes.…

  • Deputy Defense Secretary Nominee Confirmation Hearing

    Deputy Defense Secretary Nominee Confirmation Hearing

    Patrick Shanahan testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on his nomination to be deputy defense secretary. Committee Chair Sen. John…

  • Navy Fiscal Year Year 2018 Budget Request

    Navy Fiscal Year Year 2018 Budget Request

    Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley, Naval Operations Chief John Richardson, and Marine Corps Commandant Robert Neller testified…

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Department Budget

    Fiscal Year 2018 Defense Department Budget

    Defense Secretary James Mattis and General Joseph Dunford, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testified before the Senate Armed…

  • Worldwide Threats

    Worldwide Threats

    Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee on global threats and…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Rachel Brand to be associate attorney general. Members voted to move ahead with…

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