109 results for tag: Bruce Braley


WTAS: Michelle Obama’s Visit To Iowa For Bruce Bailey

RADIO IOWA: “Obama mispronounced Braley’s name as 'Bailey' seven times before the crowd got involved as she was reciting a campaign web address. … Within half an hour of the event’s conclusion Republicans had claimed the domain name 'VoteBruceBailey.com' and linked it directly to the campaign website for Joni Ernst, Braley’s Republican opponent.” (O. Kay Henderson, First Lady Michelle Obama Campaigns In Iowa For Braley,Radio Iowa, 10/10/14) THE QUAD CITIES TIMES: “Seven times she mispronounced Braley’s last name 'Bailey,' and she mistakenly called Braley a Marine Corps veteran.” (Erin Murphy, First Lady Encourages ...

On October 9, 2013, Congressman Braley Complained About The House Gym Not Having Towel Service During The Government Shutdown

THROWBACK THURSDAY ... On October 9, 2013, Congressman Braley Complained About The House Gym Not Having Towel Service During The Government Shutdown Braley Complained That There Was “No Towel Service” In The House Gym During The Government Shutdown. BRALEY: “They must not have been down to the gym lately. There's hardly anybody working down there. There's no towel service, we're doing our own laundry down there. And we pay a fee to belong to the House gym. So this is no different than if you're working for an employer that offers a wellness program. You pay a fee to belong, that's what we do there.” (The Bill Press Show, Interview With ...

Braley Gave Terrorists In Iraq The Green Light To Proceed By Voting To Bar Funding For ANY Combat Mission In Iraq

DES MOINES – Before many Americans learned about the gruesome beheadings by terrorists in Iraq, Congressman Braley went to the House floor and voted to bar funding for ANY combat operation in the region. Braley’s vote was a clear signal to these Islamic terrorists that they could continue killing innocent civilians without any ramifications. This isn’t the first time that he’s waved the white flag as in 2012, Congressman Braley voted against funding our troops in Afghanistan while they were in harms way. Braley also voted in 2007, to cut off funding to our brave men and women while they were fighting in Iraq. “Congressman Braley’s ...

Before Lying About War Authorization Vote, Congressman Braley Voted To Bar ANY Funding To Fight Terrorists In Iraq

DES MOINES – Before Congressman Bruce Braley wrongly told Iowans that that he voted to authorize military strikes against ISIL the congressional record reveals that just three months ago Congressman Braley voted to bar funding for US troops to fight ISIL in Iraq. Congressman Braley proudly supported California Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s legislation that barred funding for ANY combat mission to fight terrorists in Iraq. “Congressman Braley lied about voting to authorize military strikes in Syria, because he deliberately wanted to mislead voters from his actual vote to bar ANY funding to fight terrorists in Iraq,” said Republican Party of ...

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 ...

Braley & Obama Agree That Midterm Elections Are A Referendum On The President

  DES MOINES - President Obama and Congressman Braley agree on most things – ObamaCare, amnesty and higher taxes – and yesterday they agreed on what the midterm elections are all about: A referendum on the President's agenda. During his 2010 midterm election, Congressman Braley proudly said that his election was a referendum on the President and yesterday the President echoed similar remarks. “Congressman Braley and Barack Obama already agree on ObamaCare and amnesty and now they both agree that this election is a referendum on the President’s failed policies,” said Republican Party of Iowa spokesman Jahan Wilcox....

Congressman Bruce Braley’s Legal Career Included This Slip-And-Fall Lawsuit

The Washington Examiner Ashe Schow October 2, 2014 Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley has denied threatening to sue his neighbor over some of her chickens crossing into his yard. But as a plaintiffs' lawyer and former head of the Iowa Association for Justice (previously known as the Iowa Trial Lawyers Association), he has lots of experience bringing personal injury and other tort claims to court. Here's one of them: In 2006, Braley and a fellow attorney at the Dutton, Braun, Staack & Hellman law firm took the case of a woman who wanted to sue Wal-Mart because she slipped on some dish soap while shopping. The woman, in her lawsuit, ...

SENATOR HARKIN: Ernst Is Running A “Really Good Campaign.”

SHOT ... Joni Ernst Is Running A "Really Good Campaign." - Senator Tom Harkin  ("Braley, Ernst Again Focused On Retirement Security Issue," Radio Iowa, 10/02/14)     CHASER ... "I Get Very Upset."  - Congressman Bruce Braley (Congressman Bruce Braley, Ad, 10/01/14)

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 about his probably false statement about voting to authorize military strikes, Congressman Braley not only didn’t back down, he doubled-down on his false 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 ...

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 ...