Bruce Braley, the Democratic candidate for Senate in Iowa, is not worrying about polls that show his adversary, Republican Joni Ernst, with a growing lead in the race. Instead, he’s paying attention to his gut.

But the way this year is shaping up for Democrats, one has to wonder if Braley even leads in the poll in his gut.

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