Speaker Profile

Rep. Bruce Braley

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Bruce Braley is the U.S. Representative for Iowa's First Congressional District and candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa. First elected to Congress in 2006, Bruce has become known for his advocacy for the middle class and his work on behalf of Iowa’s veterans. He has established a reputation for being an outspoken voice for working people across the country and founded the House Populist Caucus in 2009 to draw renewed attention in Congress to strengthening America’s middle class. Bruce currently serves on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, where he’s a member of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Bruce lives in Waterloo, Iowa with his wife Carolyn, a Gold Star high school teacher and faculty adviser to Waterloo West High School's Gay-Straight Alliance.


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