3 results for tag: Tom Steyer


Bruce Braley’s Crocodile Tears

With Congressman Bruce Braley putting out a memo where he complains about outside money, it’s worth noting that from September 1st until Election Day, Braley and his Beltway allies will outspend the GOP by over $2.4 million. If you’re reporting on this news then below is a statement and research from the Republican Party of Iowa: “Congressman Braley is crying crocodile tears about outside money, but it’s Democrats that are set to outspend Republicans by $2 million. With environmental extremist Tom Steyer and other DC special interests bankrolling Braley’s campaign, it’s worth wondering what do these groups want in return from ...

Another Bruising Week For Bruce Braley

Happy Saturday – It was another bruising week for Washington liberal Bruce Braley. Congressman Braley tried to walk back a statement he made concerning his support for raising the Social Security Retirement age. Then news came out that he had voted to gut $716 billion from Medicare programs for seniors. Finally, a new poll showed that one of Congressman Braley’s strongest supporters, Barack Obama, has an approval rating that is now at it’s lowest level ever in the Hawkeye State. The News That Drove The Week … Gallup reports that Barack Obama’s approval rating is at it’s lowest level ever in Iowa. As a key U.S. Senate race unfolds ...

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,...