Waiting On Bruce Braley To Accept Debate Hosted By Iowa’s Largest Newspaper …

@JenniferJJacobs:  Iowa US Senate candidate @JoniErnst has accepted the invitation to the @KCCINews/@Dmregister debate on Sept. 28. #iapolitics  (Jennifer Jacobs, Twitter, 08/14/14)

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Braley Says The House Gym Is One Of The Most Important Places He Goes 

DES MOINES – During his 2012 editorial board meeting with the Des Moines Register, Washington liberal Bruce Braley proudly said that one of the most important places he goes is an exclusive gym for members of Congress. The arrogance of Braley’s statement is remarkable given that it was the same time period in which he chose to skip 75 percent of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearings. ​ Notably, since he's been in Washington, Braley has voted with Nancy Pelosi's job-killing agenda over 90 percent of the time. “After he skipped 75 percent ...

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Bruce Braley Berates Woman Over Whether She Has “Advanced Degree”

Bruce Braley Berates Woman Over Whether She Has “Advanced Degree” DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley has a habit of talking down to others and nowhere is this more evident than when he berated healthcare expert Sally Pipes on her level of education before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health. Braley has a long history of talking down to others as if they were below his level as earlier this year he mocked Senator Chuck Grassley and farmers across the Hawkeye State for not attending law school.  In 2011, Braley went on a Florida radio ...

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Congressman Braley Voted Against Iowa Farmers And Then Told Them Otherwise

“Congressman Braley is not being honest with Iowa's farmers,” said Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann.  “After siding with extreme environmentalists over farmers on Tuesday, he is now trying to cover it up. Congressman Braley can't fool us, we know he stands with the special interests in Washington.”   BACKGROUND ...  On Tuesday, Bruce Braley Voted Against The Waters Of The United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act. "The purpose of H.R. 5078 is to preserve existing rights and responsibilities under the Federal Water Pollu...

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Braley Caught Again Talking Down to Iowans

Braley Tells Florida Radio Program that He Has to Talk to Iowans “In Terms They Can Understand" DES MOINES — Washington liberal Bruce Braley was caught once again talking down to Iowans, this time telling a liberal out of state radio program that during his town hall meetings, he is forced to talk to Iowans in “terms they can understand.” Braley has a long history of talking down to Iowans and was recently at a fundraiser in Texas with a group of trial lawyers where he mocked Senator Grassley for not attending law school. “Bruce Braley thinks he has ...

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Roundup

Good morning folks – Between a front-page story about Bruce Braley threatening legal action against his neighbor over chickens, Governor Branstad blasting the Democrat nominee and a liberal outside group offering free fair tickets, parking and food in exchange for attempting to create problems while Joni Ernst delivered a speech honoring the service and sacrifice of Iowa's veterans at the State Fair, it was another bad week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. The Weekly Hawkeye Roundup … The front page of the Washington Post reports that Bruce Braley threat...

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Don’t Be Chicken Just Tell The Truth Bruce

DES MOINES – With more details coming to light regarding a dispute with his neighbors over chickens, Washington liberal Bruce Braley is now saying that he never threaten a lawsuit.  The fact remains, Braley contacted a lawyer and that prompted the Holiday Lake Owners’ Association to incur $1,700 in legal expenses. “Washington liberal Bruce Braley is using legal jargon to confuse Iowans, while he claims he wasn’t going to sue his neighbor over chickens, he contacted a lawyer to do his dirty work,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  ...

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WSJ: In Iowa, Rand Paul Tries to Find Common Ground

Cody Hoefert, co-chairman of the Iowa Republican Party, said he had never heard such a proposal from a potential presidential candidate. "I expect that will be one thing that will differentiate the senator from some of the other candidates who run for president," he said. "Iowa caucusgoers are very educated and very conservative."

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A Three Pinocchio Lie On Social Security And Medicare

KEY TAKEAWAY:  "As with the previous ad, this is another case of the kettle calling the pot black. It is a bit more policy-oriented than the Kentucky Opportunity Coalition ad, but these are attacks right out the Democratic playbook, based on the slimmest of reeds. Thus it is also worthy of Three Pinocchios." Senate Majority PAC’s Attack On Ernst The Washington Post Glenn Kessler September 4, 2014 http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/wp/2014/09/04/follow-the-money-say-ads-funded-by-big-money-groups/ “Follow the money. It’s the oldest rule ...

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Iowa GOP Kaufmann press conference