Dem Poll Finds Tied Race; Committees, Braley Release Ads

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Andrea Drusch
Oct. 2, 2014, 7:26 a.m.

Democratic pollster Greenberg Quinlan Rosner (D) found Rep. Bruce Braley (D) and state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) neck-and-neck, taking 47-46% respectively (Sept. 25-30, 800 LVS, +/-3.46%). (Politico)

ON THE TRAIL: Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) made her first trip to Iowa on Tuesday, campaigning for Ernst in Cedar Rapids at the Blue Strawberry Coffee Shop. (WMUR)

ON AIR: American Crossroads is adding $1 million to their fall TV reservations, starting Oct. 14. The group has already run four ads for Ernst, and is set to spend a total of $4.5 million between July and Election Day. (release)

Braley has an ad up defending his record on veterans’ issues. Speaking to the camera, Braley says he gets upset when he sees ads claiming he doesn’t care about veterans. He lists off a handful of issues he’s worked on, including legislation to give incentives to companies who hire veterans. (Hotline reporting)

The NRSC is out with an ad attacking Braley on immigration reform. The ad says Braley voted to allow President Obama to grant “amnesty for illegal immigrants” which could “make them eligible for tax-payer funded benefits.” (release)

The DSCC released an ad saying Ernst “supports special tax breaks for corporations that ship American jobs overseas.” (release)


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