A Joni Ernst campaign ad has been gaining national attention, from politicians to comedians.
Now it has helped land her a major endorsement.
In the ad, Ernst starts off by saying, “I’m Joni Ernst. I grew up castrating pigs on an Iowa farm.” It’s caught the attention of a self-titled Mama Grizzly.
Former governor of Alaska and vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has put her name behinds Ernst’s campaign.
Ernst has already received the endorsement of former presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Five republican candidates are running for the nomination for Senate. Rep. Bruce Braley is running unopposed for the democratic nomination.