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Koch Brothers and allied groups spending millions to attack Bruce Braley

Democratic U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley said the billionaire Koch brothers ands their allied organizations have already spent millions of dollars attacking him, and he said the core of their argument is his backing for renewable fuels.

Patty Judge and R.T. Rybak counter Chris Christie’s Iowa visit

Democrats sought to counter a swing by Republican Chris Christie by holding a Statehouse news conference to denounce his politics and warn that New Jersey-style maneuvers won't work in the Midwest.

Hatch says Branstad was wrong not to establish state health care exchange

July 22 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch is attacking Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, accusing him of joining other Republican governors in resisting the implementation of the federal health care law by not establishing a state exchange.

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Conservative activists launch Personhood Iowa group ahead of fall elections

July 22 2014

Iowa Democrats launched a new assault on Republicans, warning that a GOP-oriented group is seeking a radical ban on all abortions in the state. They pointed to a weekend rally, where a new group called Personhood Iowa launched its effort to influence the fall elections.

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Republican Party of Iowa announces communications team

July 21 2014

The Republican Party of Iowa has hired a team of experienced communications professionals to make the party's case to voters and journalists in the buildup to this year's crucial election.

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Bruce Braley reports $1.7 million raised during last quarter

July 16 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa - U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, announced that he had $2.7 million in cash on hand at the end of the last reporting period at the end of June. His campaign announced that between April 1 and June 30 Braley raised nearly $1.7 million, and said he’s raised more […]

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Branstad-Reynolds release new ad, “We’re Not Done Yet”

July 16 2014

In addition to reporting record fundraising, Gov. Terry Branstad has unveiled a new television titled "We're not Done Yet" seeking to tout his accomplishments during five terms as governor.

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Terry Branstad and Chris Christie schedule restaurant visit ahead of Davenport rally

July 15 2014

In what is shaping up to look like a presidential campaign event, Gov. Terry Branstad and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will mingle with patrons at a Marion restaurant before their high-profile rally in Davenport.

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Braley Campaign: Unprecedented outside spending in Senate race

July 14 2014

U.S. Rep Bruce Braley said there will be an unprecedented flood of out-of-state money flooding into Iowa for television commercials assaulting him.

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Report shows increased minimum wage would also strengthen Social Security

July 14 2014

Rep Bruce Braley, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate, is touting a new report saying that his plan to increase the minimum wage would not only give 300,000 Iowans a pay raise but would strengthen a Social Security system relied on by 580,000 Iowans.

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Terry Branstad supports using eminent domain for pipeline across Iowa

July 14 2014

Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday that he backs the use of eminent domain to build a pipeline across Iowa that will slice through 17 Iowa counties, drawing fire from Democratic rival Jack Hatch.

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Sen. Harkin hosts Des Moines event to mark Americans with Disabilities Act anniversary

July 14 2014

Sen. Tom Harkin is hosting an event at Drake University to mark the 25th anniversary of the approval of the Americans with Disabilities Act, probably the accomplishment for which Harkin is best known during his tenure in Washington.

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Iowa Supreme Court dismisses challenge to water quality rules

July 11 2014

The Iowa Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging water quality rules issued by state environmental officials.

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Jack Hatch blasts secrecy surrounding pipeline negotiation

July 11 2014

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jack Hatch said he's not made up his mind on a proposed pipeline across the state, but blasted the secrecy with which the project was negotiated.

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