Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) told progressive activists on Saturday that Iowa is "critical" to maintaining a Democratic Senate.

"If we win Iowa we're going to do just fine," he said on a conference call hosted by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. "Iowa is critical. Thereā€™s no other way to say it."

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Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst (R) declined to say Saturday if she'd support Sen. Mitch McConnell (KY) as Republican leader if she wins the election.

"Well, I'm not there yet. Let's make it through November 4th, and then we will have some very serious discussions following that," she said in an appearance on Fox News. "As far as voting for a leader, once I am there then I will have those discussions."

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