With Clinton vulnerable, other Democrats like Vice President Joe Biden and former Vice President Al Gore are reportedly considering runs to challenge her for the nomination. Sen. Presidential candidates looking to test their message have stopped at the Iowa State Fair ever since the fair’s inception in 1854.
“I can tell you, she really connected”, Branstad said.
GOP Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, and Marco Rubio are also expected to speak at the fair, as are Democrats Sen. “We have a million people come through there in the 11 days of the fair and an awful lot of those folks don’t have much exposure to agriculture except maybe at the state fair”.
President Barack Obama at the Iowa State Fair. Clinton plans to hit the Iowa fair on Saturday, though she has not formally announced any plans to climb atop the soapbox.
Jim Webb, (D) Presidential Candidate said, “I am un-bought and I am un-bossed”.
For Republicans, the cancellation of the traditional Iowa Straw Poll makes the fair an even more important destination.
“No one will fight harder to end racism in America”, he said.
Webb, who has extensive military experience, spoke about the need to elect, first and foremost, a commander in chief.
Interactions between candidates and voters are often unusual.
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) and his wife Ruth endorsed Hillary Clinton in an op-ed for the Des Moines Register. Well, they’re all Donald Trumps.
Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks says the billionaire businessman may stop by the soapbox, but his schedule is in flux. Snapping a selfie with the butter cow.
Mike Huckabee has veteran insight to share about the Iowa State Fair. “Trust me. It’s what’s for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snack”. Their lenses were trained on Clinton, who had taken a seat in the crowd.
He answered seven questions after talking, including one from a person who asked him how he would be improve the U.S. economy.
“I’m a strong Hillary supporter”, Sweetman said.
At the fair, the soapbox is metaphorical.
They’ll be serving themselves up to voters, and they’ll be served all kinds of deep fried foods.
Martin O’Malley, (D) Presidential Candidate said, “We have so now concentrated wealth and power in the hands of the so few that is literally taken opportunity out of the homes and the wallets and the neighborhoods of the many“. The comment dogged Romney for the rest of his campaign.
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