The Republican Party had largely left him alone, but then a secretive group the
American Fund hundreds of thousands of on distortion-heavy. Bruce Braley, a
Democrat from northeastern Iowa, has been a two-term congressman and seemed to have
an re-election the mudslide of 2010.
Mr. Braley has disclosed all donors behind his and his campaign; Mr.
Lange his independent. Mr. Braley is now struggling to his lead a
Republican challenger, Benjamin Lange, on a familiar program of smaller government and
opposition care, the stimulus and growing federal.
. will benefit the country over time, he. “I’m going to stand my and
won’t be intimidated,” he told a local radio station a weeks ago. Mr. Braley has shown admirable
political courage the race, staunchly defending his for care reform, the
stimulus Bush-era bank bailout.
That position stood him liberal 1st District of Iowa he became a target American
Fund, conservative groups millions of to defeat Democrats promising their
As The reported recently, the American Fund was with from Bruce Rastetter, an
ethanol executive. Mr. Braley ethanol tax credits — a in Iowa. Mr. Rastetter,
pushing to defeat Democrats on and agriculture committees, has not explained his
`, Mr. Braley has that, stating only that the matter be left to New Yorkers. The
fund, based in Iowa, has spent $574,000 to run a series of anti-Braley.
pernicious shows images ruined Trade Center and then intones, “Incredibly, Bruce
Braley a mosque at zero.”
` implies that Mr. Braley a middle-class tax he voted to adjourn at a time
when some Republicans had proposed cutting taxes on. In, Mr. Braley extending
the Bush-era tax cuts class, letting them expire for $250,000 or to
adding $700 billion deficit.
The American Action Network, conservative group that disclose its donors, is
targeting Representative Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, in his race Sam Caligiuri, a
Republican. He is only` candidates pummeled this year by secret and shamefully
Mr. Braley has also been the subject of $250,000 worth of by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which
also has not disclosed its contributors.
The group is an claiming that the reform, which Mr. Murphy supported and Mr.
Caligiuri to repeal, jail time for[SCRIPT_:this.styl insurance. The does no
such.` Connecticut station has stopped the.
The voters, the victims of these distortions, haven’t the slightest
paying.The for their` high.
But rest assured that the corporations and donors will make their identities winners
they push into office.