Iowa Democrat Abby Finkenauer’s hopes of running against Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley this fall may hinge on a state Supreme Court ruling on three petition signatures. Finkenauer's campaign was thrown into turmoil this week after a judge overturned a panel's decision that she had qualified for the ballot. Finkenauer, a former one-term congresswoman, called the ruling “deeply partisan" and appealed to the Iowa Supreme Court.
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MIAMI (AP) Udonis Haslem started the Miami Heat postseason with an apology. Haslem, like many other Heat players, is amused by the notion that the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs isn't considered a favorite to win the Eastern Conference title. Miami doesn't have an MVP candidate, didn't have anyone qualify for the top 20 in the league's scoring race, and according to FanDuel Sportsbook only has the third-best odds of winning the East behind Milwaukee and Boston.