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In the Age of Ebola, Is America Really Going to Elect the 'Government Shutdown Party'?

Paul Abrams | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It appears as if the American people are willing to entrust their health and safety to the only party in history that has shutdown the U.S. government, and seems not to be able to kick the habit.

Bruce Braley: Running Clean in the Heartland

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

If you are an Iowan who likes dirty air, dirty water and unlimited quantities of harmful pollution, you are in luck. There is a Senate candidate in your home state who you are going to love: Joni Ernst. Luckily for Iowa voters, there is another candidate who is Running Clean.

"Braley Works for Iowa" on Clean Energy

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Heather Taylor-Miesle

"Braley works for Iowa" is the tagline on the campaign website of Senate candidate and Rep. Bruce Braley. When it comes to clean energy and climate ch...

Iowa Dem Announces Senate Bid

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and CATHERINE LUCEY | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic Rep. Bruce Braley on Thursday became the first Iowan to announce plans to seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated ...

Time to End the War

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Our nation's longest war began with a clear goal of disposing of Osama Bin Laden, those responsible for the 9/11 attacks, and anyone who harbored them. Ten years on, we've accomplished our mission. It's time to end our involvement in Afghanistan and declare victory.

Friday Talking Points -- What Would Ronald Reagan Do?

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Since the Republican Party now worships at the altar of "Saint Ronald of Reagan," it's always fun to point out the hard, cold fact that Reagan would simply not be acceptable to the Republican Party as it stands today.

Why I Have the Greatest Job in the World

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 07.18.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

Sixteen hours of traveling, endless delays, torrential rains -- to most travelers, this sounds like the Trip from Hell. For me, it was a trip I'll never forget, and it will always be the best Friday the 13th of my life.

Pulling the Plug on Medicare

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

After their fear mongering that Washington was going to "pull the plug on grandma", Republicans have now released a budget that seeks to dismantle Medicare and end the guaranteed health care that so many seniors' depend on.

Friday Talking Points [147] -- Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but I thought that was a pretty good week for Democrats. Maybe it's just the subject matter I've been tackling t...

Exclusive Interview With Populist Caucus Chairman Bruce Braley

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Bruce Braley's campaign was an interesting one, because rather than try to distance himself from his own party or from what Democrats have accomplished in the past few years, Braley instead embraced his own record.

Before And After Obama's Speech, With Populist Caucus Chair Bruce Braley

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The news from the White House for the past week, post-Massachusetts and pre-State-Of-The-Union, has had a decidedly Populist bent to it. So, when thi...

Ryan Grim

Populist Caucus To Form In House: Braley

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The fierce populist streak that has been coursing through America will soon have an official voice on Capitol Hill: the Populist Caucus. Rep. Bruce B...