Iowa GOP: Young offers solutions, balanced approach in IPTV debate

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa—Republican Party of Iowa ​leaders released the following statement​s​ on Thursday's Iowa Public Television debate between ​Third District congressional candidates David Young​, a former aide to Sen. Chuck Grassley,​ and Staci Appel​, a former liberal state senator and financial consultant​: ​"​Iowans saw a clear difference between ​David ​Young and Staci Appel during tonight’s debate. David’s experience ​advocating for Iowans on a broad range of issues combined with his proven record of solutions, delivered him a ...

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Bruce Braley’s Real Plan: Bring The Terrorists Home 

Braley Would Move Terrorists To Location 3 Miles From Iowa DES MOINES – In Congressman Bruce Braley’s response to President Obama this evening, he forgot to mention his plan for how to deal with captured terrorists: bring them home to Iowa. Braley believes that we should shut down Guantanamo Bay and relocate these enemy combatants to a facility that is three miles from Iowa. Braley supported a plan that would bring the terrorists to the Thomson Correctional Center in Illinois and just three months ago he opposed legislation that would have restricted the ...

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Braley Attends Fundraiser Then Blows Off VA Hearing With Secretary Shinseki

DES MOINES – On February 15, 2012 Washington liberal Bruce Braley found time to attend a breakfast fundraiser, yet later that morning he conveniently skipped a Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing with Secretary Eric Shinseki regarding the VA’s budget. This is a disturbing pattern as on September 20, 2012, Braley attended three fundraisers that day, yet couldn’t make time to attend a Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing on performance and accountability at the VA. “Bruce Braley’s priorities are backwards, as this is the second time he found time for a ...

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Another Bruising Week For Bruce Braley

Happy Saturday – It was another bruising week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. Congressman Braley tried to walk back a statement he made concerning his support for raising the Social Security Retirement age. Then news came out that he had voted to gut $716 billion from Medicare programs for seniors. Finally, a new poll showed that one of Congressman Braley’s strongest supporters, Barack Obama, has an approval rating that is now at it’s lowest level ever in the Hawkeye State. The News That Drove The Week … Gallup reports that Barack Obama’s approval ...

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Bruce Braley Opens Door To Ending Guaranteed Social Security Benefits 

DES MOINES - Despite his hypocritical attack yesterday, just two years ago Washington liberal Bruce Braley opened the door to ending guaranteed Social Security benefits.  During his re-election campaign, Braley said he would look at means testing – which would let the government determine which seniors are eligible for Social Security. Notably, Braley has also told the Cedar Rapids Gazette that he would support raising the Social Security retirement age. “Bruce Braley talks a big game about protecting guaranteed Social Security benefits, but he has actually ...

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Bruce Braley’s ObamaCare Limits Choices For Seniors

Bruce Braley’s ObamaCare Limits Choices For Seniors 21,000 Iowa Seniors Were Forced To Change Their Healthcare Plan Due To ObamaCare DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley told Iowans that under ObamaCare they could keep their current healthcare provider, yet seniors in Marshall Country are learning that if they want access to the county’s only hospital, there’s only one plan that will accept them.  This is a drastic change, as before Braley’s ObamaCare was enacted, Marshall County seniors had 10 different plans to chose from. As the Marshalltown ...

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Bruce Braley Lied To Seniors About Keeping Their Healthcare Provider

Bruce Braley Lied To Seniors About Keeping Their Healthcare Provider ObamaCare Forced 21,000 Iowa Seniors On Medicare Advantage To Change Their Plan DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley proudly told Iowans that under ObamaCare they could keep their current healthcare provider. However, since the law has been passed, 21,000 Iowa seniors have been forced off their plans. As the Marshalltown Times-Republican reports: “More than 21,000 Iowans are being forced to change their Medicare Advantage plans, after a handful of carriers have decided to drop their ...

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Iowa GOP chair calls on Loebsack to denounce shameful Labor Day comments

DES MOINES—During a Labor Day event yesterday in Iowa City, local Federation of Labor president Jesse Case uttered a disparaging, boorish and sexist comment about Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, the GOP nominee in Iowa's Second District. Democrat Rep. Dave Loebsack, her opponent, apparently stood by and said nothing at his hometown event. "Loebsack's opponent and the Koch brothers can kiss our ass," Case said, according to John Deeth, a Democratic blogger. "There is no place in civil political discourse for the hateful rhetoric used by Loebsack's union boss buddy. ...

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Bruce Braley: You’re “Damn Right” I Read ObamaCare

ObamaCare Cuts $716 Billion From Medicare DES MOINES – The arrogance of Washington liberal Bruce Braley was on full display during a 2012 debate with Ben Lange when the fiery Congressman angrily answered Lange’s question about reading the ObamaCare bill by saying “you’re damn right I read the bill.” Notably, Braley’s statement is more proof to seniors that he knew ObamaCare contained $716 billion in cuts to Medicare, which ends up costing each Iowa senior enrolled in Medicare approximately $10,074 over the next 10 years. BACKGROUND … Braley Said ...

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Obamacare’s Medicare Cuts = $10,074 Per Iowa Enrollee 

Braley’s ObamaCare Raided $716 Billion From Medicare DES MOINES – Washington liberal Bruce Braley proudly supported ObamaCare, which contained $716 billion in Medicare cuts. For seniors in Iowa, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) says these cuts will cost each enrollee $10,074 over the next 10 years. “Bruce Braley’s ObamaCare cuts over $10,000 from every Iowa senior enrolled in Medicare," said Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann. “After ransacking $716 billion from Medicare for ObamaCare, why would seniors ever trust Bruce ...

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