Daily Archives: November 2, 2014

Braley lists priorities for expanding economy

WATERLOO | The U.S. Senate contest in Iowa could go either way, but Democratic candidate Bruce Braley says just being in the position to continue the legacy of the lawmaker he seeks to replace — retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton turns Ernst’s ‘Squeal’ ad on its snout

Former president Bill Clinton, campaigning today for Democratic Senate candidate Bruce Braley, turned Republican Joni Ernst’s famous TV ad on its snout. Clinton, appearing at an outdoor rally in downtown Des Moines, said he “kind of liked” Ernst’s first campaign … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton touts Bruce Braley as ‘grow together’ candidate

Bill Clinton threw his rhetorical might behind Iowa U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley on Saturday, lauding the Democrat as the “grow-together, work-together” candidate that Washington needs. Clinton, the former president and one of the most popular political figures in the … Continue reading

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LULAC of Iowa begins voting campaign to reach Latinos

The League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa will use money from a recently acquired grant to reach out to the state’s Latinos and encourage them to vote Tuesday, the organization’s state director announced at a news conference Saturday. … Continue reading

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Iowans finally get some plain talk about Social Security, Medicare

From my days as the front man of Sha Na Na, you know I love the music of the 1950s and early ’60s. But that doesn’t mean I actually want to return to a time before Medicare, when 35 percent … Continue reading

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