14 results for tag: Braley


Empty House At Bill Clinton’s Rally For Congressman Braley

Empty House At Bill Clinton's Rally For Congressman Braley Rally Proves There Is No Enthusiasm Behind Braley

Braley Leaves Campaign Trail As Joni Hits All 99 Counties

SHOT ... As Joni Ernst Campaigns Across Iowa Joni Ernst Just Completed Here 99 County Tour. “Joni Ernst wrapped up her 99 county tour with her final stop Thursday night in Story County at Olde Main Restaurant. ‘This is fantastic, this is number 99, Story County and everywhere that we have gone the venues have been filled just jam packed with excited Iowans who are ready for a change,’ says Ernst.” (Ernst Finishes 99 County Bus Tour, WHO-TV, 10/30/14) Joni Ernst Set To Start A 24-Hour Campaign Tour Across Iowa. “Talk about a frenetic finish: Joni Ernst says she’ll do a 24-hour campaign blitz in Iowa to end close out her Senate bid. ...

Ernst Criticizes Braley For Skipping VA Hearings

Joni Ernst Criticizes Congressman Braley For Skipping VA Hearings It’s Been 902 Says Braley Last Attended A Veterans’ Affairs Hearing DES MOINES – After skipping 75 percent of the Veterans’ Affairs hearings, Joni Ernst blasted Congressman Braley on “Midterms” for claiming that he missed a VA hearing for an Oversight hearing because he was never seen in his chair and never said a word at that hearing. “After skipping an important VA hearing, Congressman Braley tried to pull the wool over our eyes by claiming that he was at another hearing – except he was never seen or heard from at that other hearing,” said Republican Party ...

Congressman Braley’s VA Attendance Continues To Haunt Him

Congressman Braley’s VA Attendance Continues To Haunt Him It’s Been 902 Says Braley Last Attended A Veterans’ Affairs Hearing DES MOINES – Congressman Braley’s failure to show up at 75 perceont of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearings continues to plague his campaign, Radio Iowa’s Kay Henderson told the show “Midterms.” “Braley did a very short turn on the Veterans Committee in the House, and he failed to attend all those meetings,” Henderson said. “Here he is facing someone who has a military career. Not really gold star attendance record at the Veterans Committee”  “After skipping 75 percent of ...

Braley At Odds With Vilsack, Northey & Ernst On Free Trade

KEY TAKEAWAY: "Braley’s 'no' votes put him at odds with former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, who as Obama’s secretary of agriculture lobbied Congress for approval of the trade deals."  GOP Targets Braley’s ‘No’ Votes On Trade Politico Pro Doug Palmer October 27, 2014 https://www.politicopro.com/go/?id=39933 Iowa Republicans, in one of the tightest Senate races in the country, are trying to capitalize on Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley’s record of voting against trade agreements to help hand their candidate, Joni Ernst, the victory. Braley, whose state is heavily dependent on farm exports, voted against free-trade pacts with South ...

Bruce Braley and the Year Everything Went Wrong for Democrats

Good morning folks – While Joni Ernst is touring all 99 counties, The Atlantic reports that Congressman Braley’s handlers are checking the box of doing public events by bring him into empty coffee shops and other tightly controlled locations. Additionally, wanted to flag this elitist comment from Congressman Braley where he claims that he’s more qualified than Joni Ernst because he’s been in Congress for 8 years and before that was a trial lawyer for 23 years. ELITIST TAKEAWAY: “Braley, who has been in Congress since 2006, can barely hide his contempt for Ernst. She does not know this state like he does, he tells me. ‘My ...

GOP Response To Bill Clinton’s Visit For Bruce Braley

Good afternoon – With the Des Moines Register reporting that Bill Clinton is coming to Iowa on November 1, 2014 for Congressman Braley, wanted to pass along the following statement: "The last time Bill Clinton was in Iowa, he said he supported 'Bruce Bailey', just like Michelle Obama. These big names don't make much of a difference when it's obvious they have no idea who Congressman Braley is, let alone that he is an 8-year Congressman who skipped 75 percent of the Veterans' Affairs hearings." Jahan Wilcox, Republican Party of Iowa spokesman BACKGROUND ... During His Last Trip To Iowa Bill Clinton Didn't Even Know The Name Of The ...

Fiscally Irresponsible Congressman Braley Failed To Pay Rent On Washington Home

DES MOINES – After arriving in Washington, one of the first things Congressman Braley did was fail to pay his rent on his new apartment.  According to court documents, Braley failed to pay rent and was promptly taken to court by his landlord. “Congressman Braley is so irresponsible that he failed to pay his rent for his fancy apartment in Washington after he moved in,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “If Braley can’t even pay his own bills, then how can we trust him with our country’s checkbook?” BACKGROUND …  According To D.C. Court Records, Friedman Real Estate Sued Bruce Braley In 2007 For ...

Response To Hillary Clinton’s Visit To Iowa For Bruce Braley

With CNN reporting that Hillary Clinton is making a return to Iowa on October 29, 2014for Congressman Braley, wanted to pass along the following statement: “After visits from Martin O’Malley, Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, Hillary Clinton must feel obligated to campaign with Congressman Braley. Hillary Clinton is just using Congressman Braley’s flailing campaign as an exhibit to her opening argument to liberal activists who are dying to see her run in 2016.” Jahan Wilcox, Republican Party of Iowa spokesman

Iowa’s Longest Serving Democrat Treasurer Attacks Braley

Good afternoon folks – The Democrat blame game around Congressman Bruce Braley’s flailing campaign intensified today. The latest Democrat to point fingers is Michael Fitzgerald – who has been Iowa’s Treasurer since 1983. In an interview published today, Fitzgerald criticized Congressman Braley for attacking Senator Grassley for being just a farmer who never went to law school: "Iowans, most of us kind of consider ourselves farmers," said state Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald, a Democrat. "That was just an incredibly stupid statement he made, and I'm sure he's regretted it every day. I think he'd be winning by 5 or 6 points without ...