2 results for tag: Iowa Democratic Party


Gazette: GOP calls Democrats’ ‘Koch problem’ attack on Ernst ‘just bomb throwing’

CEDAR RAPIDS — Iowa Democrats launched a new salvo in their attack on Republican state Sen. Joni Ernst’s connection to the billionaire Koch brothers. “They’re trying to buy Tom Harkin’s seat,” Iowa Democratic Party Executive Director Troy Price insisted on a Wednesday conference call with reporters... Braley has benefitted, too, from out-of-state billionaire Tom Steyer’s NextGen Climate PAC, which has spent $3 million in Iowa, according to Federal Election Commission data. The Democratic Senate Majority PAC has spent more than $500,000 for Braley and about $1.5 million against Ernst, FEC records show. “These are expensive races,...

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 roaming chickens.  Braley’s troubles continued, as his ad on Monday forced him ...