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Response To Vice President Biden’s Trip To Iowa For Bruce Braley

With Vice President Joe Biden set to campaign with Congressman Bruce Braley next week in Davenport, we wanted to pass along the following statement and research from the Republican Party of Iowa: “After mocking Senator Grassley for being a farmer who never went to law school, Congressman Braley is teaming up with the gaffe prone Vice President to see who else they can offend. Between their offensive statements and jokes, it’s clear Iowans can’t trust Congressman Braley or Vice President Biden to tackle the tough problems facing our country.” Jahan Wilcox, Republican Party of Iowa spokesman BACKGROUND … In Iowa, While Recalling A ...

Bruce Braley Blasted The Chamber Of Commerce Over Tort Reform

  BACKGROUND …Tort Litigation Adds More Than $250 Billion To Cost Of HealthcareTort Litigation Costs More Than $250 Billion And 27 Cents Of Every Healthcare Dollar Goes Towards Litigation. “Tort litigation costs Americans more than $250 billion, that’s the equivalent to 2.2 percent of GDP and roughly $838 per person, according to Towers Watson.  This has real economic consequences. In healthcare alone, it’s estimated that tort reform could eliminate up 27 percent of medical costs. In other words, 27 cents of every healthcare dollar goes toward litigation.”(America's Ongoing Tort Litigation Nightmare, Forbes, 01/09/12)...

Congressman Braley Voted To Bar Funding To Fight ISIL Terrorists In Iraq

DES MOINES – Three months ago, after the second largest city in Iraq fell into the hands of ISIL terrorists, Congressman Bruce Braley proudly cast a vote to bar funding against any military operation in Iraq. As Roll Call reports: “With President Barack Obama grappling with how to respond to the escalating violence in Iraq and the rapid rise of an insurgent terrorist organization there, House Democrats have spoken: They overwhelmingly want to cut off funding for combat in the region, especially boots on the ground. Late Thursday, 142 Democrats [including Congressman Bruce Braley] and a handful of Republicans joined forces behind an amendment ...

Congressman Braley Doubles-Down On His False Statement That He Gave Authority For Military Strikes In The Islamic State

DES MOINES – Congressman Bruce Braley is a typical Washington politician who clearly doesn’t like being told he’s wrong. When confronted by the Sioux City Journal’s editorial board that his statement to give President Obama authority for military strikes was untrue, Congressman Braley doubled-down on his statement. As the Sioux City Journal reports: “The arrogance of Congressman Braley doubling-down on his misleading claim that he voted to authorize military strikes in the Islamic State is remarkable,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox. “The fact that Braley can’t even admit he was clueless about ...