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Former Governor Vilsack campaigns for his wife in Webster City.
Posted: Nov 01 2012 by ppowers

With less than a week to go before Election Day, former Iowa Governor and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack paid a vist to the Hamilton County Democratic headquarters Wednesday evening.Vilsack spoke on behalf of his wife Christie Vilsack who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the newly created 4th district made up of 39 counties including Hamilton County. During his half hour presentation to supporters, Vilsack presented some of the reasons why his wife would make a good representative to Iowans. He said she would concentrate on education, creating a sound economy and a focus on agriculture. Vilsack also made a pitch for Barack Obama's re-election for the presidency next Tuesday. He explained his role working with the President on agriculture issues as U.S. Agriculture Secretary. Joining Vilsack at Wednesday night's event were Iowa House District 48 candidate Becky Perkovich and Iowa Senate District 24 candidate Shelly Stotts. Vilsack is confident that his wife can go on to win in next Tuesday's race against Republican candidate Steve King. King has been in the U.S. House since first elected in 2002.

With less than a week to go before Election Day, former Iowa Governor and current U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack paid a vist to the Hamilton County Democratic headquarters Wednesday evening.Vilsack spoke on behalf of his wife Christie Vilsack who is running for the U.S. House of Representatives in the newly created 4th district made up of 39 counties including Hamilton County. During his half hour presentation to supporters, Vilsack presented some of the reasons why his wife would make a good representative to Iowans. He said she would concentrate on education, creating a sound economy and a focus on agriculture. Vilsack also made a pitch for Barack Obama's re-election for the presidency next Tuesday. He explained his role working with the President on agriculture issues as U.S. Agriculture Secretary. Joining Vilsack at Wednesday night's event were Iowa House District 48 candidate Becky Perkovich and Iowa Senate District 24 candidate Shelly Stotts. Vilsack is confident that his wife can go on to win in next Tuesday's race against Republican candidate Steve King. King has been in the U.S. House since first elected in 2002.

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