Democrat Jim Webb Undercuts Bruce Braley’s False Attack Against Joni Ernst

DEMOCRAT JIM WEBB:  "I’m not a big believer in the government directing outcomes.  I’m a big believer in letting the market forces work when you can." REPORTER:  "Specifically to this next part.  See if it sounds more like Joni Ernst’s position on this rather than Bruce Braley.  Remember Ernst has said in a perfect world, no energy sector would get subsides. Here’s what Webb says." DEMOCRAT JIM WEBB:  "In a perfect world, we should be looking at all different opportunities to make us energy independent.  I think we’ve done a pretty good job at that ...

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The Weekly Roundup

Good afternoon - Between voting against a pay raise for our troops, soliciting veterans on Craigslist for their support and failing to capture the endorsement from the Iowa Farm Bureau, it was another tough week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. The News The Drove The Week … WHO-TV reports on Bruce Braley's flailing campaign: U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley, a Brooklyn Democrat, has faced criticism for talking down to farmers, skipping veterans hearings in Congress and failing to find an “Iowa nice” way of settling a dispute with a neighbor over ...

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RPI chair Kaufmann takes ALS challenge, taps IDP chair Brennan

DES MOINES—After a challenge by David Young, the GOP nominee in Iowa's Third Congressional District, Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann took The ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge at his family farm in Wilton, Iowa. In turn, he challenged Iowa Democratic Party chairman Scott Brennan, Iowa's Republican National Committeewoman Tamara Scott, and state Rep. Pat Grassley. Direct link to YouTube video: http://youtu.be/ysggM4hpDcA

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Hatch hiding from Iowa voters on taxes, business deals

DES MOINES—Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann blasted liberal state Sen. Jack Hatch for his hypocrisy, utter disregard of facts and talking down to Iowans after the flailing Democrat gubernatorial nominee defended hiding his tax returns from Iowa voters at a press conference today. "Jack Hatch must have something extremely damaging in his tax returns since he continues to keep Iowans in the dark on his business dealings," said Kaufmann, a century farmer from Wilton and a former statehouse leader. "First, his campaign said they would release tax ...

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Kaufmann statement in response to Hillary Clinton Iowa visit

"I welcome Hillary Clinton to Iowa after more than six-and-a-half years flying over the Hawkeye State," said Republican Party of Iowa chairman Jeff Kaufmann. "In the spirit of bipartisanship, I hope potential presidential candidates from both parties visit Iowa early and often to interact with Iowa voters in a meaningful way."

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The Arrogance of Bruce Braley

SHOT … Washington Liberal Bruce Braley Claimed He Was A Farmer “Democrat Bruce Braley, who was caught on tape in January making a remark that seemed to besmirch Iowa farmers, has been caught on tape seemingly claiming to be one.  ‘We're farmers,’ a parade attendee appears to tells Braley, a U.S. Senate candidate, during the Fourth of July parade in Iowa Falls last weekend.  ‘So am I,’ Braley answers in a video shared with The Des Moines Register today.  ‘But so is Grassley,’ says the woman, who is seated in a lawn chair on the side of the ...

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Good morning folks - Between his handlers closely guarding him from folks at the State Fair, video emerging of him berating a female witness over her level of education and saying that the most important place he goes is his exclusive gym for Congressmen, it was another rough week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. The News That Drove The Week … During his lone visit to the State Fair, Braley's handlers built a wall to separate their boss from Iowans.  As the National Journal reports:  The staffers served as a buffer between Braley and the handful of ...

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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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