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Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Cyclone Conservatives: Another GOP Iowa Senator Calling It Quits

Excerpted from this post at Cyclone Conservatives

Three term Republican Senator Jeff Angelo of Creston and current
co-chair for Mayor Rudy Giuliani's presidential campaign here in Iowa
has announced that he will not seek another term in the Iowa Senate in
November of 2008. Angelo cites several reasons for not seeking
re-election on his blog: "Today I announced officially that I will not
seek re-election to the Iowa Senate in 2008. It will have been 13
years (almost to the day) since I first declared my candidacy and it
has been a wondrous 12 years in the Iowa Senate."... Angelo's name is
now added to a growing list of Republican members who are no longer
interested in seeking another term. Previous names include Thurman
Gaskill, Mary Lundby, and John Putney. As it stands now, the new
leader of the Iowa Senate GOP, Ron Wieck, has his work cut out for


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