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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 ...

GOP Response To Congressman Braley’s Memo On Outside Money

POLITICO: "Since GOP nominee Joni Ernst won the June primary, Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley and his allies have outspent Ernst and her supporters by more than $2.1 million: $9.2 million to $7 million. Democratic groups have reserved $10.8 million for the final six weeks of the race, compared to $8.3 million for Republican groups, according to sources tracking the air war." (James Hohmann, Politico, 9/15/14)  

Iowa GOP: Brad Anderson’s ties to convicted identity thief should concern Iowans seeking impartial chief elections officer

DES MOINES—The Republican Party of Iowa charged today that Brad Anderson's ties to convicted criminal Zach Edwards while Edwards worked under Anderson at the state's largest Democrat consulting firm should concern Iowans seeking a neutral arbiter of elections. Edwards pleaded guilty in 2012 to using a computer at Link Strategies to steal the identity of Matt Schultz, Iowa's Secretary of State. "Brad Anderson's cozy connection to a criminal dirty trickster strikes at the heart of his disingenuous campaign to portray himself as a champion of free and fair elections," said Iowa GOP co-chairman Cody Hoefert, a chiropractor and city ...

Braley’s Awful Week

The News That Drove The Week …  WHO-TV reports that a new Quinnipiac Poll shows that Joni Ernst is leading Congressman Bruce Braley.  A new poll released Wednesday morning shows Republican Joni Ernst with a lead over Democrat Bruce Braley in the race for the U.S. Senate to replace Sen. Tom Harkin. The poll, released by Quinnipiac University, shows Ernst with a 50-44 percent lead over Braley among likely voters. … Among independent voters, Ernst leads Braley 50-43 percent. Fox News reports that Ernst is tied with Braley. Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst are tied among likely voters in the Iowa Senate contest at 41 ...