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Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Bleeding Heartland: Social conservatives have bigger fish to fry than Grassley

Excerpted from this post at Bleeding Heartland

Over at the Campaign Diaries blog, Taniel wrote a good post on
Thursday debunking the "unsubstantiated myth" of a pending primary
challenge against Senator Chuck Grassley. Bill "crazier than Steve
King" Salier got this speculation going in the spring, when many among
the religious right were disappointed by Grassley's reaction to the
Iowa Supreme Court's Varnum v Brien ruling. This summer, Grassley
continued to disappoint the right by negotiating with other Senate
Finance Committee members on health care reform. State Representative
Kent Sorenson wrote an open letter to Grassley, pleading with him to
provide "principled and bold leadership". Sorenson's letter is the
most-viewed post ever published on The Iowa Republican blog, where
Craig Robinson warned last month,

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