Bruce Braley http://iowapublicradio.org en Ernst Says It's Up to Braley to Refute VA Attacks http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ernst-says-its-braley-refute-va-attacks <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joni Ernst, who’s running as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, held her first campaign event after returning from active duty with the Iowa National Guard.</span></p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:31:31 +0000 Clay Masters 44400 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ernst Says It's Up to Braley to Refute VA Attacks What Quinnipiac Reveals About Gender http://iowapublicradio.org/post/what-quinnipiac-reveals-about-gender <p>Today’s Quinnipiac University <a href="http://www.quinnipiac.edu/news-and-events/quinnipiac-university-poll/iowa/release-detail?ReleaseID=2053">poll</a> shows if the election for U.S. Senate were held today, 44 percent favor Democrat <a href="http://www.brucebraley.com/">Bruce Braley</a> and 40 percent favor Republican <a href="http://www.joniforiowa.com/home/">Joni Ernst</a>.</p><p>Additionally, Quinnipiac finds Braley polling stronger with women by 11 percentage points, and Ernst holding a 4 percent lead with men.*</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:58:15 +0000 Sarah Boden 42436 at http://iowapublicradio.org What Quinnipiac Reveals About Gender Farmer from Iowa Comment and Castration Ad Focus National Attention on Iowa's Senate Race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/farmer-iowa-comment-and-castration-ad-focus-national-attention-iowas-senate-race <p><a href="http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20140325/NEWS09/303250120/Video-captures-Bruce-Braley-criticizing-Chuck-Grassley-farmer-from-Iowa-">Video </a>has surfaced of Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley at a private Texas fundraiser with trial lawyers drawing a stark contrast between a future with him serving on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and a future with GOP Senator Charles Grassley Chairing that committee.&nbsp; In the video, Braley describes Grassley as an "Iowa farmer" who "never went to law school."&nbsp; Slate has called it the <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/new Wed, 26 Mar 2014 20:01:36 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 38165 at http://iowapublicradio.org Farmer from Iowa Comment and Castration Ad Focus National Attention on Iowa's Senate Race Obama Speech Circuit and Iowa's Political Geography http://iowapublicradio.org/post/obama-speech-circuit-and-iowas-political-geography <p> President Obama spoke in Galesburg, Illinois Wednesday as part of a swing through the Midwest to talk about the economy.&nbsp; Host Dean Borg gets an update from that appearance, and talks with Bruce Gronbeck, Emeritus Professor of Communication Studies at University of Iowa about the other speeches the President has been making in recent weeks.&nbsp; Then, Chris Larimer, Associate Professor of Political Science at University of Northern Iowa explains why the political geography of Iowa heavily favors Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley in his bid to replace U.S. Senator Tom Harkin.</p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:12:24 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Dean Borg 26340 at http://iowapublicradio.org Obama Speech Circuit and Iowa's Political Geography Legislative Check-In: Rep. Dave Loebsack & Rep. Burce Braley http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-check-rep-dave-loebsack-rep-burce-braley <p>Sequestration, immigration, drones, gun legislation…</p><p>Today on River to River, we continue our discussions with Iowa’s elected representatives in Washington. First, a conversation with Congressman Dave Loebsack of Iowa’s second district. Then, we’ll be joined by Congressman Bruce Braley of the first district.</p><p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:20:37 +0000 Ben Kieffer 17565 at http://iowapublicradio.org Legislative Check-In: Rep. Dave Loebsack & Rep. Burce Braley Bruce Braley and Ben Lange debate on IPR http://iowapublicradio.org/post/bruce-braley-and-ben-lange-debate-ipr <div><p>The candidates in the race for Iowa’s first congressional district met for their first debate of the campaign&nbsp;Wednesday afternoon. Iowa Public Radio’s Pat Blank reports the two are far apart on most issues..</p><p></p></div> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:26:36 +0000 Pat Blank 9207 at http://iowapublicradio.org Bruce Braley and Ben Lange debate on IPR Congressional Candidates Bruce Braley and Ben Lange Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/congressional-candidates-bruce-braley-and-ben-lange-debate <p>Iowa’s 1<sup>st</sup><sup> </sup>Congressional District candidates square off in a radio debate. Host Ben Kieffer, and a panel of reporters, pose questions to Democrat, Congressman Bruce Braley, and Republican challenger Ben Lange. The candidates&nbsp;discuss issues including jobs, the deficit and agriculture.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:33:35 +0000 Ben Kieffer 9169 at http://iowapublicradio.org Congressional Candidates Bruce Braley and Ben Lange Debate Ben Lange and Rod Blum both hope to represent GOP in 1st District Congressional race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ben-lange-and-rod-blum-both-hope-represent-gop-1st-district-congressional-race <p style="margin-left: 0.5in;">In next Tuesday&rsquo;s primary election, two Republicans are seeking the party&rsquo;s First District Congressional nomination. Independence attorney Ben Lange and Dubuque businessman Rod Blum are campaigning for a chance at denying incumbent&nbsp; Democrat Bruce Braley a fourth term representing the newly-configured northeast Iowa district.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:12:40 +0000 Dean Borg 2412 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ben Lange and Rod Blum both hope to represent GOP in 1st District Congressional race