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 donors anonymity.

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 political.

`, 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 false advertising.

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.