Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY)
(July 2-5 visit, including her first joint campaign swing with former President
Bill Clinton on July 2-4).
The Clintons marched in the Clear Lake Parade; attended a "Rally for Change" event at the National Cattle Congress in Waterloo; and attended a "Rally for Change" event at Greene Square Park in Cedar Rapids.
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) (July
3-7 "River to River" statewide bus tour with his wife Jackie and their
Sen. Dodd and family rode in the Norwalk Fourth of July Parade; did meet and greet at the post-parade luncheon at Pleasantville Elementary School in Pleasantville; spoke and served ice cream at the Fourth of July Celebration at North Park in Wellman; stopped at the 4th Fest at St. Morrison Park in Coralville; stopped at the Freedom Festival at 1st Street SW and 1st Avenue in Cedar Rapids; and watched fireworks from Kernel Stadium in Cedar Rapids.
Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) (July
Obama, wife Michelle and their two daughters attended an Independence Day celebration at Smokey Row Coffee House in Oskaloosa; an Independence Day celebration at the home of Dan and Heather Vroom in Pella; an Independence Day celebration at Beaverdale Park in Des Moines; and the Iowa Cubs game against the New Orleans Zephyrs at Principal Park in Des Moines. (more)
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-KS) (July 2-4 visit)
Sen. Brownback rode in the Urbandale 4th of July Parade in a 1966 Mustang convertible; rode in the Ames 4th of July Parade on a trailer with hay bales; and walked in the Pella 4th of July Parade.
former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) (June
30-July 4 visit)
Gov. Romney marched in the Clear Lake Fourth of July Parade in Clear Lake; marched in the Ames Fourth of July Parade in Ames; hosted an ice cream social at The Ice Cream Shoppe in Waukee; and marched in the Waukee Fourth of July Parade in Waukee.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) (July 3-5 visit)
Rep. Hunter called in to The Morning Show, WNTK-FM, Upper Valley Radio; appeared at a Rotary Club pancake breakfast at Merrimack High School in Merrimack; walked in the Town of Amherst parade, accompanied by eight volunteers and a support vehicle; walked in the Town of Merrimack Parade with Merrimack Mayor Dave McCray; did an interview with LA Times reporter Scott Martelle; and went to WMUR-TV Channel 9 studios in Manchester to appear on The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer.
former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) (spent June 29-July 3 in Iowa)
In the morning Gov. Huckabee ran in the annual Firecracker Fast 5k road race in Little Rock, AR.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)
Spoke at an Independence Day re-enlistment and naturalization ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq.
Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX)
Participated in the Friendswood Fourth of July Parade in his district (as a member of Congress).
Rep. Tom Tancredo (R-CO)
Attended the unveiling of a statue of Danny Dietz, a Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan in July 2005, at Berry Park in Littleton, CO.
former Gov. Tommy Thompson (R-WI)
With his family in Madison, WI.
former Gov. Jim Gilmore (R-VA)
Off the campaign trail due to emergency eye surgery to repair a partially detached retina in his right eye.
No information: Giuliani, Edwards, Gravel.
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