Election Night Victories!

The Republican Party of Iowa thanks all of our supporters for their dedication, phone calls, door knocks and contributions that led us to resounding victories in 2014!  

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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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Iowa GOP blasts Jack Hatch for killing bill that would have cost him millions

The Republican Party of Iowa held a press conference Tues., Aug. 26 at the Iowa State Capitol to discuss the questionable legislative maneuvering of state Sen. Jack Hatch, D-Des Moines, to benefit his real estate development firm. Iowa GOP chair Jeff Kaufmann and state Sen. Jake Chapman, R-Adel, explain how Hatch killed a bill in subcommittee that could have cost him millions.

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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.  

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