Little disagreement during GOP debate in Council Bluffs
All six Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, were in Council Bluffs on Sunday evening for a debate, moderated by Jon Jacobsen.The GOP primary victor will probably face U.S. Rep. Bruce Braley, who is so far unopposed for the Democratic nomination.
Posted: Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 5:55 pm, Sat May 31, 2014.
COUNCIL BLUFFS — On Sunday night, all six GOP candidates for Iowa's open U.S. Senate seat met on stage for the first time, in order to reach western Iowa's largely Republican voters.
They broadly agreed on most issues — the nation's debt is out of control at $17 trillion, and NSA spying on Americans without cause is bad — and there were no fireworks.
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Sunday, January 19, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 5:55 pm.