DAVENPORT — Rep. Dave Loebsack is endorsing his Iowa congressional colleague and fellow Democrat, Rep. Bruce Braley, for U.S. Senate in 2014.
Braley announced on Feb. 7 his plans to seek the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Tom Harkin.
Loebsack said that after serving with Braley in Congress for six years, he’s convinced Braley is the best choice to succeed Harkin and will "fight to strengthen middle class families and to make life better for Iowans."
Braley, 54, is a four-term House member from Waterloo.
Iowa Republican U.S. Reps. Steve King and Tom Latham also have been weighing campaigns, but neither has taken formal steps to establish a campaign fundraising committee. — AP
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