Some politicians go to Washington and forget the folks back home except when elections are near. Sen. Charles Grassley, Iowa’s senior United States senator, isn’t one of them. He has a well-deserved reputation as a public servant who keeps in close touch with his constituents.
Actor Ben Stein calls out Iowa Democratic Senate candidate Patty Judge in a new ad that recalls his famous scene in “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.”
DES MOINES – The Grassley Committee today released a new ad contrasting Chuck Grassley’s perfect attendance record with Patty Judge’s absenteeism that will begin broadcasting across Iowa television stations today.
“Tonight, the difference between Iowa’s Chuck Grassley and his opponent couldn’t have been clearer,” said Grassley Works campaign manager Bob Haus.
For Patty, Past is Prologue: No Enthusiasm, No Campaign Presence, No Talk of the Issues. For an indication of what to expect from Patty Judge in the final three weeks, a look back at the previous three weeks tells the story of a campaign that lacks grassroots enthusiasm, lacks a consistent presence on the campaign trail and lacks a clear, positive message with solutions to the concerns of Iowans.
DES MOINES— Senator Chuck Grassley will participate in two debates in his campaign to represent Iowa in the United States Senate.
DES MOINES— Wyoming Senator John Barrasso will be campaigning with Senator Grassley in West Des Moines on Tuesday, October 18. The two Senators will hold a Q&A with hospital staff and health care providers.
DES MOINES— Senator Chuck Grassley will today become the first candidate for United States Senate in Iowa state history to voluntarily file a campaign finance report electronically with the Federal Election Commission. Senator Grassley has long-supported mandatory electronic campaign finance filing and will today demonstrate his commitment to transparency and accountability in government by voluntarily filing an electronic, searchable online report with the Federal Election Commission in addition to the paper report that is currently required.
DES MOINES— The Grassley Committee today released its third quarter FEC report, which covers the period of July 1 to September 30. The report shows $1,856,095 raised in the period, $3.836 million cash on hand, and no debt.
DES MOINES— Georgia Senator David Perdue and Senator Joni Ernst will be on the campaign trail with Senator Grassley in Cedar Rapids on Friday, October 14.