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KCRG-TV Confirms Congressman Braley Voted To Bar Funding Against ANY Combat Mission In Iraq Against ISIS

CONCLUSION: "Braley’s June vote was clearly against funding combat operations against ISIS fighters in Iraq. His own statement in the debate seemingly contradicts his assertion that it had nothing to do with ISIS but rather whether U.S. troops should be deployed. The situation in Iraq and opinions of many Americans have changed since then but that does not change Braley’s vote. ... He also voted for an amendment that would have made it illegal to direct military spending to combat operations in Iraq. We rate this ad as true." FACT CHECK: Senate Candidates Spar on ISIS KCRG Adam Carros October 17, 2014 http://www.kcrg.com/subject/news/fact...

RPII: Murphy’s desperate attack and the media’s failed fact check

Pat Murphy, the Democrat’s nominee for Congress in Iowa’s First Congressional District, recently released a whopper-filled attack ad on the business background of Rod Blum, the Republican seeking to represent Northeastern Iowans. “State Rep. Pat Murphy was one of the worst Speakers of the Iowa House in modern history,” said David Chung, a Cedar Rapids-based technology consultant and member of the Republican Party of Iowa State Central Committee. “Pat Murphy kicked Iowans out of the State Capitol during a debate on tax issues, and he retaliated against his hometown hospital on behalf of labor union allies. Incredibly, Murphyâ€...