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Monday, December 07, 2009

The Iowa Republican: Conlin's 'Crawford exception'

Excerpted from this post at The Iowa Republican

The focus of Roxanne Conlin's campaign for the United States Senate is
pretty simple. First, take on special interests groups and political
action committees that have too much influence in American politics.
Second, remind people that her opponent Senator Chuck Grassley has
held elected office for over fifty years. Those are the two issues
that create the foundation of Roxanne Conlin's campaign, and that
strategy makes a lot of sense. The current political environment
should make any incumbent nervous, let alone a U.S. Senator who is
finishing his fifth term. Conlin has also said that she will not take
contributions to her campaign from lobbyists and political action
committees. Truth be told, she doesn't need to accept contributions
through those sources because they are unlikely to give to a Grassley
challenger anyway.


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