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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
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Friday, March 28, 2014

Braley Stumbles Over Spelling

The Des Moines Register reports:
The Braley campaign misspelled a couple of basic Iowa-farm-related words –detasseling and baling – in its press release defending the U.S. Senate candidate's street cred with farms and farmers.
A sharp-eyed Des Moines Register editor noticed that the news release said: "Bruce grew up in rural Iowa and worked on Iowa farms, detassling corn and bailing hay."
Braley aides wrote the news release to try to tamp down growing criticism that Braley insulted farmers in caught-on-video remarks he made at a private fundraiser in Texas earlier this year. GOP operatives who found the video online released it Tuesday in an effort to damage Braley's strong momentum in his pursuit of retiring U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin's seat.

From NRSC: