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Braley At Odds With Vilsack, Northey & Ernst On Free Trade

KEY TAKEAWAY: "Braley’s 'no' votes put him at odds with former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, who as Obama’s secretary of agriculture lobbied Congress for approval of the trade deals."  GOP Targets Braley’s ‘No’ Votes On Trade Politico Pro Doug Palmer October 27, 2014 https://www.politicopro.com/go/?id=39933 Iowa Republicans, in one of the tightest Senate races in the country, are trying to capitalize on Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley’s record of voting against trade agreements to help hand their candidate, Joni Ernst, the victory. Braley, whose state is heavily dependent on farm exports, voted against free-trade pacts with South ...

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 ...