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Congressman Bruce Braley Still Can’t Explain Missed VA Hearings

DES MOINES - In an interview with WHO-TV's Dave Price this morning, Congressman Braley said he missed over 75% of Veterans' Affairs committee hearings because "when you're serving in Congress you often have multiple things going on at the same time." BACKGROUND ... THE QUAD CITY TIMES: “Over the past couple days, Republicans have sought to ramp up criticism over Braley’s hearing attendance, seizing on a Sept. 20, 2012, VA committee hearing he missed. It occurred the same day as three campaign fundraisers he attended. “He made time to attend all three of the fundraisers. But he couldn’t make time to show up at the hearing,” Kochel ...

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. ...

Response To O’Malley’s Visit To Iowa For Braley

With Congressman Bruce Braley campaigning with the Governor of Maryland today, wanted to pass along the following statement from the Republican Party of Iowa: “After giving us an update on his Baltimore Orioles in last night’s debate, it’s only fitting for Congressman Braley to spend today with the Governor of Maryland. Braley’s agenda of higher taxes and more spending fits more with Maryland than Iowa and it’s just another reminder why we can’t trust the Congressman.” Jahan Wilcox, Republican Party of Iowa spokesman BACKGROUND … “[Braley] also attempted a lighter moment that fell flat, reporting the score of the Orioles' ...

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 ...

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, ...