Loebsack Endorses Braley for Senate

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa speaks at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City, Iowa, on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Kyle Grillot)


By Ryan Jones

DAVENPORT, Iowa - Rep. Loebsack announced on Saturday that he endorses fellow Democrat Rep. Bruce Braley for U.S. Senate.

Rep. Loebsack is the first elected official to endorse Braley.

Loebask said in a press release, "I’m proud to endorse Bruce Braley for Senate. For the last 30 years, Tom Harkin has showed us how to be a Senator who works to create a world full of opportunities for people who want to make a better life for themselves and their families."

Loebsack and Braley have served in the U.S. House of Representatives together since 2007.

Bruce Braley announced he is running for Tom Harkin's seat in 2014 earlier this month. Senator Harkin is not seeking re-election.

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