Bruce Braley’s Debate Deceptions

DEBATE DECEPTION #1: BRALEY CLAIMS TO HAVE PASSED “A LOT MORE THAN ONE BILL”

Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA): “You Know, Tim, I’ve Introduced And Passed A Lot More Than One Bill. I’ve Worked With Republicans To Pass Legislation That Has Benefited Iowa.” (Rep. Bruce Braley, Iowa Senatorial Debate, Morningside College, 10/16/14)

REALITY: EVEN THE DEBATE MODERATOR CALLED OUT BRALEY FOR ONLY PASSING ONE BILL IN CONGRESS

Moderator:You Have Successfully Authored And Passed One Bill During Your Time In Congress.” MODERATOR: “Let’s start with your resume tonight. You’re 56 years old; you’ve been in Congress for eight years, sites the track congressional voting records characterized you as a rank and file Democrat, one that usually goes along party lines for the most part. You have successfully authored and passed one bill during your time in Congress. So, I guess the first question tonight will be, tell us what else is on your resume that will assure Iowa voters that you are the person that should fill Senator Harkin’s shoes?” (Rep. Bruce Braley, Iowa Senatorial Debate, Morningside College, 10/16/14)

Braley’s Underwhelming Track Record Includes Only One Bill That Was Signed Into Law

Since Jan 1, 2007, Braley Has Been The Original Sponsor Of Only One Bill That Was Signed Into Law. (Library of Congress, Accessed 8/14/14)

In February 2009, Braley Sponsored And Introduced The Plain Writing Act Of 2010. (H.R. 946, Introduced 2/10/09)

  • On October 13, 2010, The Plain Writing Act Of 2010 Was Signed Into Public Law By President Barack Obama. (H.R. 946, 10/13/10)

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