109 results for tag: Bruce Braley


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 ...

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 ...

White House Messes Up Bruce Braley’s Campaign Again

After First Lady Michelle Obama repeatedly referred to him as Congressman Bruce Bailey and falsely said that he was a Marine veteran, yesterday the White House stepped in it again. As the official White House transcript said that the First Lady spoke at an event for Democratic Candidate for Governor Bruce Braley. Who can blame the White House, as it was just a few years ago the Associated Pressreported that the ambitious Congressman from Waterloo was mulling a run for governor. In 2011, The Associated Press Reported That Braley Was Positioning Himself To Run For Governor. “U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley's recent events in the Des Moines area ...

Congressman Braley, Barack Obama & Michelle Obama All Agree That This Election Is A Referendum On The President

DES MOINES – With Congressman Bruce Braley, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama in agreement that this election is a referendum on the President and his policies, the Republican Party of Iowa released the following web video. Click Here To Watch The Video “Congressman Braley, Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are all singing the same tune, which is this election is a referendum on the President’s policies,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox. “If you support ObamaCare, amnesty for illegal immigrants or EPA regulations against farmers, then the best way thank President Obama is to support his handpicked candidate Congressman ...

Bruce Bailey & GOP Welcomes First Lady Michelle Obama Back To Iowa

DES MOINES – After mistakenly campaigning for Bruce Bailey, today First Lady Michelle Obama is back in Iowa where she’ll presumably campaign for Congressman Bruce Braley. Obama was recently in Iowa where she caused more damage to Braley’s failing campaign, as she repeatedly encouraged Iowans to visit: www.votebrucebailey.com. Click Here To Watch The Video “It’s not often that we agree with Michelle Obama, but per her advice everyone should visit votebrucebailey.com,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox.  “Votebrucebailey.com is the perfect site to learn about the Congressman’s support for ObamaCare, Cap-And...

Bruce Braley Fires Back At David Axelrod

  David Axelrod: “Joni Ernst Has Momentum and Charisma.” (David Axelrod, MSNBC'S Hardball, 10/08/14) Congressman Braley: “David Axelrod Is Entitled To His Opinion … But, Look, His Opinion Is Not Going To Turn Out Voters In Iowa.”  (Shane Goldmacher, Joni Ernst Is The GOP’s Breakout Star, National Journal, 10/19/14)

Team Braley Points Finger At Senator Harkin

POLITICO: “It is ridiculous that … Tom Harkin is sitting on over $2 million in his campaign account,” said one senior Democratic aide. Harkin’s refusal to give is all the more exasperating, the aide said, because Braley “has seen Tom as a mentor.” Harkin declined to be interviewed, but a spokeswoman for the senator, Susannah Cernojevich, strongly disputed that the Iowa senator was being stingy.” (Manu Raju, As Democrats sweat Iowa, Sen. Tom Harkin sits on millions, Politico, 10/17/14) THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER: “A top Senate Democratic aide told Politico that it was ‘ridiculous’ that Harkin was not giving the money to a ...

Response To Liberal Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Stops With Congressman Braley

  DES MOINES – Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has proudly said that she shares the same values as Congressman Bruce Braley. But Senator Warren strongly opposes help for farmers in Iowa, raising questions about Congressman Braley’s priorities.    Warren’s presence with Braley also undermines his claims to be a “bridge builder”. Warren recently said on MSNBC that one of her top accomplishments in life was “throwing rocks” at people she disagrees with. Click Here To Watch Elizabeth Warren   “Senator Warren said that she and Congressman Braley share the same liberal values. Warren is a partisan fighter ...