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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Bruce L. Braley
The pending retirement of longtime Sen. Tom Harkin, a Democrat, has given the Iowa GOP its first real shot in three decades at picking up an open Senate seat — and Republicans are hoping to ride the growing unrest over Obamacare to victory next year over Rep. Bruce L. Braley, the leading Democratic contender.
As Veterans Day arrives, members of Congress have plenty of proposals on how to honor them — including one Iowa Democrat, Rep. Bruce L. Braley, who has written a bill granting many veterans in the private sector the day off.
Despite the looming possibility of a government shutdown, federal layoffs and furloughs, there's at least one thing members of Congress from both political parties can readily agree on these days: partying.
"I'm concerned, and I know many Americans are concerned, that tonight we didn't get a clear and accurate accounting from the president on how much this conflict in Libya is going to cost American taxpayers," said Rep. Bruce L. Braley, Iowa Democrat. "We've got two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - and Americans deserve to hear from our president what this third conflict is going to cost us."
— the only carrier serving my home airport in Waterloo," Mr. Braley said in a statement.