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Encyclopedia > Bruce Braley

Bruce Braley is a politician from the U.S State of Iowa. He is currently seeking the Democratic Nomination for Congress, in Iowa's first Congressional District in 2006. The seat is open, due to the fact that eight term Republican congressman Jim Nussle is running for Governor in 2006. He will first have to win the Democratic Primary to get to the General Election. A politician is an individual involved in politics to the extent of holding or running for public office. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award. ... A congress is a gathering of people, especially a gathering for a political purpose. ... Elections for the United States House of Representatives will be held on November 7, 2006, with all of the 435 seats in the House being contested. ... The Republican Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Democratic Party. ... James Allen Nussle (born June 27, 1960), American politician, has been a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives since 1991, currently representing the 1st District of Iowa (map). ... The Iowa gubernatorial election of 2006 will be held on November 7, 2006. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Democracy is a form of government under which the power to alter the laws and structures of government lies, ultimately, with the citizenry. ... Ordinal adjectives: Primary first, first hand. ... A general election is an election in which all members of a given political body are up for election. ...


Though this is Braley's first run for elected office he has served in several appointed positions. He has served as President of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeastern Iowa. He spends a great deal of free time mentoring young people. He and his wife were named couple of the year by Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northeastern Iowa. President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, universities, and countries. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ...


Braley has a wife Carolyn, the couple have three children, Lisa, David and Paul.


Braley currently practices law in Waterloo,Iowa as well the rest of the state.


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Encyclopedia: Bruce Braley (542 words)
Bruce Braley is a politician from the U.S State of Iowa.
Though this is Braley's first run for elected office he has served in several appointed positions.
Braley currently practices law in Waterloo,Iowa as well the rest of the state.
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