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Politics Day: One Week To Go

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With the midterm elections less than a week away, the Iowa Senate race looks closer than ever.

Political analysts Dennis Goldford of Drake University and Chris Larimer of the University of Northern Iowa join Ben Kieffer this politics day to talk about this year’s Congressional races and the race for Iowa’s governor, as well as the politics of Ebola, an issue that has quickly become politicized.

When asked to characterize this year's election season with only a few words, here's what our analysts came up with:

“The unbelievably negative onslaught carpet bombing of ads,” says Goldford.

Larimer adds, “Money making people unbelievably disgusted."

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River