"If we win Iowa, we're going to be just fine," Reid told activists on a morning conference call organized by the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. "Iowa is critical."
What was supposed to be an easy lift for Democratic Rep.
Republican Joni Ernst, a charismatic candidate
often compared to
Braley has repeatedly stumbled on the campaign trail, including an early comment that appeared dismissive of Iowa farmers. He has struggled to recoup.
Jahan Wilcox, spokesman for the
Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who is one of the most popular campaign surrogates this year, was scheduled to make a similar telephone push in the afternoon as volunteers made calls to get out the Iowa vote.