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Monday, May 05, 2008

Iowa Progress: What will Ed Fallon run for next?

Excerpted from this post at Iowa Progress

It is increasingly unlikely that Ed Fallon will win the Third District
Primary as his campaign is both broke and languishing far behind
Leonard Boswell in the polls. The question now arises what will
professional candidate Ed Fallon run for next? Fallon is a
professional candidate at this point (and, thanks to the still open
Fallon Loophole, can still make a good living running for office).
There are several possibilities for Fallon. The first is running for
Mayor of Des Moines against Frank Cownie in 2011. Cownie is a leading
environmentalist, which makes him a prime target for Fallon who
actively worked to defeat Al Gore in 2000. However, that election is
three years away and the Mayor of Des Moines only makes $31,500 a


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