>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on December 13-16, 2007, starting a “Chris Dodd’s 12 Days of Results”
tour across the state.
12 he plans a "Results Matter" community forum at U.S. Bank Community
Center in Vinton; and a "Results Matter" community forum at the Mason City
Public Library in Mason City.December 12 schedule canceled so
Dodd could return to DC for Senate votes].
On December 13 he participated in the Des Moines Register Democratic Presidential Debate in Johnston; did a “12 Days of Results” tour event (results for women and families) at Grinnell College, The Forum in Grinnell; and attended a chili supper/fundraiser for State House candidate Josh Eaton at the home of Sandy Opstvedt in Story City.
On December 14 he did a “12 Days of Results” tour event (results to protect homeowners and the American Dream) at United Neighbors in Davenport; [
and do an employee meet and greet with Sen. Tom Harkin at PMX Industries
in Cedar Rapidspostponed]; and spoke at the Scott County
Democrats' Red, White, and Blue Dinner at Starlite Ballroom, Mississippi
Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport.
On December 15 he did a “Results Matter” community forum at the Renaissance Center, City Council Room in Monticello; a “Results Matter” community forum at Country Junction Restaurant in Dyersville; and a “12 Days of Results” tour event (results for our nation's servicemen and women) at Loras College, Student Center Ballroom in Dubuque.
On December 16 he did a “Results Matter” community forum at Potters Mill in Bellevue; a "Results Matter" community forum at Dagwood's Pub in Cascade; a “12 Days of Results” tour event (results for first responders and safe communities) at Epworth Fire Station in Epworth; and a “Results Matter” community forum at the home of Ray Stassen and Julien Carr in Elkader.
[Note: In a change of plans on December 17 Dodd left the campaign trail in Iowa to return to Washington to speak on the floor before the vote to invoke cloture on the FISA bill took place].
....visit continued from November (December 1-6).
November (4.5 visits,
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on November 30-December 6, 2007. Congressman Patrick Kennedy joins him on Friday and Saturday morning.
On the afternoon and evening of November 30 he appeared at the Fire Fighters for Dodd Bus Tour stop at American Legion Post 37 in Ames; and attended the Culver-Judge Holiday Party at the Val Air Ballroom in West Des Moines.
On December 1 he appeared at the Fire Fighters for Dodd Bus Tour stop at Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown; spoke at the Heartland Presidential Forum hosted by Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Citizens for Community Change at Hy-Vee Hall; and participated in the Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum at North High School.
On December 2 he met with retired admirals and generals, hosted by Human Rights First, at the Suites at 800 Locust in Des Moines; and attended a house party hosted by State Rep. Mark Davitt at his home in Indianola.
On the evening of December 3 he held a town hall at Tifereth Israel Synagogue in Des Moines.
On December 4 he participated in the NPR News-Iowa Public Radio Debate at the State of Iowa Historical Building in Des Moines; and held a town hall at Briar Cliff University, Stark Student Center in Sioux City.
On December 5 he held a town hall at Boone Community College, The Ericson Public Library in Boone; a town hall at Central College, Maytag Student Center in Pella; and a town hall at William Penn University, Chief Mahaska Room in Oskaloosa.
On December 6 he held a town hall at UNI, Maucker Union in Cedar Falls; and a town hall at Mount Mercy College, Basile Hall in Cedar Rapids; [
will join fire fighters for the closing stop of the Fire Fighters for Dodd
Bus Tour at the Police Athletic Recreation Center in Pleasant Hill (Des
7 he plans a live on-air town hall with Air America’s Ed Schultz Radio
Show at the Burlington Public Library in Burlington; a town hall at Davenport
Main Library in Davenport; and a house party at the home of Virginia Stratton
in Iowa City.Dodd
canceled his appearances on the evening of December 6 and on December 7
in order to return to Washington, DC where a vote on the Farm Bill was
scheduled for December 7].
>Sen. Chris Dodd campaigned in Iowa on November 26-28, 2007. On November 26 he toured and held a roundtable on getting results for women and families at the House of Mercy in Des Moines; toured and held a roundtable on getting results for women and families at the Jane Boyd Community House in Cedar Rapids; and toured and held a roundtable on getting results for women and families at Family Resources, Inc. in Davenport. On the evening of November 27 he plans to spoke at Iowa State University in the Memorial Union as part of the Presidential Caucus Lecture Series: on "Letters from Nuremberg: My Father's Narrative of a Quest for Justice" in Ames. On November 28 he spoke at the Iowa State Association of Counties Fall School of Instruction at the Downtown Marriott in Des Moines. Not in state on November 29.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
Iowa on November 16-22, 2007.
On the evening of November 16 with Jackie Dodd he attended a house party at the home of Josh Powers in Waterloo.
At mid-afternoon on November 17 he attended a house party at Marshall County Democratic Party Headquarters in Marshalltown; toured the Story County Justice Center with Story County Sheriff Paul Fitzgerald and members of the Story County Board of Supervisors, in Nevada; and attended a fundraiser for Fitzgerald at SCORE Pavilion in Nevada.
On the evening of November 18 he attended a house party at the home of Peter & Rickie Pashler in West Des Moines.
On November 19 he was the featured guest at a "Cookies and Conversation" event hosted by IowaPolitics.com in Levitt Hall at Drake University in Des Moines.
On November 20 he was in Iowa but had no public events. *not counted as a campaign day-ed.
On November 21 Dodd and his family helped distribute boxed lunches and other food at the Iowa Youth & Shelter Services Homeless Youth Center in Des Moines; [
join volunteers in packing food boxes for families in need at the Hawkeye
Area Community Action Project in Hiawathadid not do because of
bad weather affecting the drivetimes]; and joined volunteers
in serving the afternoon meal at the Salvation Army in Iowa City.
On November 22 the Dodd family celebrated Thanksgiving Day at the home and barn of Paul and Kim Specht in Monticello.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on November 4-13, 2007.
On November 4 he held a “Results Matter” house party (with wife Jackie Clegg Dodd) at the home of Kathy Bass in Cedar Rapids.
On November 5 he enrolled his six-year old daughter Grace in kindergarten at Hanawalt Elementary School in Des Moines; and participated in the Biobased Industry Outlook Conference presidential forum at Iowa State Center Hilton Coliseum in Ames.
Late afternoon on November 6 he participated in a discussion on “The Rule of Law in U.S. National Security and Foreign Policy” with Lt. Cmdr. (Ret.) Charles Swift, counsel in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, hosted by the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council, at Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City.
On November 7 he held a "Results Matter for Veterans" press conference at Iowa Paralyzed Veterans of America in Des Moines; a "Results Matter for Veterans" community forum at VFW John Myers Post in Knoxville; a "Results Matter for Veterans" community forum at VFW Post 10102 in Burlington; and a "Results Matter for Veterans" community forum at VFW Post 9128 Canfield Hughes Post in Bettendorf.
On the morning of November 8 he held a "Results Matter for Veterans" community forum at Coralville American Legion Post 721 in Coralville.
On November 9 he attended a press conference with the Iowa Democratic Party Veterans Caucus in the First Floor Rotunda at the State Capitol in Des Moines; and a Fayette County Democrats' fundraising event at The Dancing Lion in Oelwein.
On November 10 he spoke at the Iowa Farmers Union 2007 Food and Family Farm Presidential Summit at Downtown Marriott; spoke at the IAFF and Iowa Professional Fire Fighters Association JJ pre-reception at the West Bank parking lot; and marched across the street to the Iowa Democratic Party’s Jefferson Jackson Dinner at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines.
On November 11 he was the featured speaker at the 5 County Democratic Rally at the Wild Rose Casino in Emmetsburg.
On November 12 he spoke at the UAW Regional Conference at Grand Harbor Resort in Dubuque; held a “Results Matter” Community Forum at the Clinton County Democratic Headquarters in Clinton; and held a labor roundtable discussion at USWA Local 105 in Bettendorf.
On November 13 he spoke at a "Results Matter" community forum at the Dubuque Regional Fire Training Center in Dubuque.
October (3 visits, 12
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on October 24-25, 2007. On the evening of October 24 he held a "Results Matter" house party at the home of Chris Tinley in Council Bluffs. On October 25 he held a "Results Matter" community forum at Junction Café in Missouri Valley; a "Results Matter" community forum at City Hall community room in Denison; and a "Results Matter" community discussion at the Moose Lodge in Carroll.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on October 21-23, 2007. On the evening of October 21 he participated in a Wartburg College First in the Nation Forum in the Saemann Student Center at Wartburg College in Waverly. [Gap]. On the afternoon of October 22 he held “Results Matter” community forum at the Volunteer Fire House in New Hampton. On October 23 he toured Washington Headstart (700 N. Washington St.) in Mason City; held a “Results Matter” round table discussion at the Coffee Attic in Iowa Falls; held a "Results Matter" community forum at Fort Dodge Fire Department Local 622 in Fort Dodge; and held a “Results Matter” community forum at VFW Post 9127 in Des Moines.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on October 6-13, 2007. ...counted as 7 days (no public
events on October 10)
On October 6 he held a "Results Matter" community forum on protecting homeowners at the Citizens for Community Improvement office on Forest Avenue in Des Moines; a Letters from Nuremburg book signing at Saints Rest in Grinnell; spoke at the Johnson County Democrats' Annual Barbeque at Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City; and spoke at the Iowa County Democrats’ Soup Supper at St. Michael’s Church in Holbrook.
On October 7 he held a Community Kitchen Table at The Junction Restaurant in Delta (Sigourney area); a "Results Matter" community forum at Cafe Dodici in Washington; a “Results Matter” community forum at the Wapello Fairgrounds Park Shelter House in Wapello; a Letters From Nuremberg book discussion at Mississippi Manor in Burlington; and a “Results Matter” community forum at Newberry Senior Center in Fort Madison.
On October 8 he held a “Results Matter” community forum at Iowa Wesleyan College's Howe Student Activity Center in Mount Pleasant; a meet and greet with fire fighters at Fire Station #1 in Ottumwa; a “Results Matter” community forum at United Auto Workers Union Hall in Ottumwa; and a “Results Matter” community forum at Fairfield Senior Center in Fairfield.
On October 9 in Des Moines he received the endorsement of State Senator Tom Hancock at press conference on the West Steps of the Capitol; held a forum with employees of Principal Financial Services at their headquarters on High Street; GAP; and a house party with the Latino community at La Favorita.
On October 10 he did no public events. (not counted in tally above)
At noon on October 11 he held a "Results Matter" community forum at the Marshalltown Fire Station in Marshalltown; and visited with striking Teamsters at Cargill in Cedar Rapids.
On October 12 he held a Letters from Nuremberg book-signing at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City; a "Results Matter" community forum at VFW Post 788 in Cedar Rapids; a "Results Matter" community forum at Kirkwood Community College in Vinton; a Community Irish Stew Supper at Jameson’s Public House in Waterloo; and participated the Blackhawk County Democrats' Presidential Forum and fundraiser at West High School in Waterloo.
On October 13 he held a "Results Matter" community forum at Bill's Smokehouse in Independence; and appeared at a Dubuque County Democrats' fundraiser at Star Brewery in Dubuque.
September (4 visits, 7
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on September 28-30, 2007.
On the evening of September 28 he held a community kitchen table on rural economic development at the Hanford Inn in Mason City.
On September 29 he did a farm tour and kitchen table on rural economic development at the Kibbie family farm in Emmetsburg; a community kitchen table on rural economic development at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake; a kitchen table on rural economic development at the Wilberding Family Farm in Marcus; a community gathering on rural economic development at Lally's Eastside Restaurant in Le Mars; and attended a Truman Club event at the home of former State Sen. Steve Hansen in Sioux City.
On September 30 he held a town hall meeting on rural economic development in the Olsen Student Center at Morningside College in Sioux City.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on September 20, 2007. On the evening of September 20
he participated in the AARP Forum at Adler Theatre in Davenport.
September 21 he plans Letters from Nuremberg book-signing
at Prairie Lights bookstore in Iowa City.canceled
due to Senate votes].
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on September 15-16, 2007. On September 15 he attended the University of Iowa at Iowa State football game at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames; attended a Central Iowa Democrats Beers and Brats Fest at the home of Brent & Maggie Wynja in Ames; and held a Community Kitchen Table at Benchwarmer's Restaurant in Ankeny. On September 16 he attended a Dodd pre-reception for the Harkin Steak Fry at the Middleswart Family Farm in Indianola; and spoke at the 30th Annual Harkin Steak Fry at the Balloon Fields in Indianola.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
the afternoon and evening of September 4, 2007. He did a First
Responders Community Kitchen Table at the Waterloo Arts Center in Waterloo;
and attended a Delaware County Democrats’ fundraiser at West Delaware Middle
School in Manchester. [
on September 5 he plans a Community Kitchen Table on home mortgages
and strengthening America's middle class at United Auto Workers Union Hall
in Dubuque.campaign announced on Sept. 3 this event postponed
due to scheduling conflicts].
August (3 visits, 10 days)
>Sen. Chris Dodd did three endorsement events with IAFF President Harold Schaitberger in Iowa on August 30, 2007. He did endorsement rally at the Sheraton Iowa City in Iowa City; an endorsement rally at Hy-Vee Conference Center in West Des Moines (not Hy-Vee Hall in downtown); and an endorsement rally at the Firefighter Union Hall on South 8th Street in Council Bluffs.
>Sen. Chris Dodd did
an eight-day swing in Iowa on August 13-20, 2007.
On August 13 he had coffee with veterans at Waveland Café in Des Moines; attended the Iowa State Fair including speaking at the Des Moines Register “Soapbox;” and met with veterans at Four Mile Community Center in Des Moines.
On the afternoon of August 14 he did a Community Kitchen Table at Adel Public Library in Adel; a Community Kitchen Table at Boone County Historical Center in Boone; and a Community Kitchen Table at Fort Dodge Public Library in Fort Dodge.
On August 15 he held a Community Kitchen Table at Country Kitchen in Webster City; participated in the Iowa Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO Presidential Forum at the Five Sullivan Brothers Center in Waterloo; and held a Community Kitchen Table at the Bluegrass Café in Tama.
On August 16 he toured Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown; delivered a major policy speech on education at DMACC Betts Building Lounge in Des Moines; and attended a house party at the home of Nate and Megan Boulton in Des Moines.
On August 17 he did a Community Kitchen Table at Newton Public Library in Newton; a Community Kitchen Table at Muscatine Community College in Muscatine; and a town hall at North Scott High School in Eldridge.
On August 18 he attended the Polly Bukta Corn Boil at Alliant Energy Baseball Field in Clinton; and addressed labor leaders at the Hawkeye Labor Council Forum at Hawkeye Downs Expo Hall in Cedar Rapids.
On August 19 he participated in the ABC News/Iowa Democratic Party Debate at Drake University’s Sheslow Auditorium in Des Moines; attended the Warren County Democrats' 3rd Annual Pork Loin Bar-B-Q at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Indianola; and attended a house party at the home of Mary Ann Burris in Urbandale.
At mid-day on August 20 he did a "firehouse chat" with STAR*PAC on foreign policy at Old Firehouse #4 in Des Moines.
>Sen. Chris Dodd held a Kitchen Table on Health Care at the home of Jeff and Sandy Smith in Council Bluffs, Iowa at noon on August 6, 2007.
July (3 visits, 11 days)
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on July 26-28, 2007.
On July 26 he unveiled details of his health care proposal at a "Kitchen Table" conversation at the home of Jerry Vuichard in Marion; and attended a house party at the home of Sen. Jeff Danielson in Waterloo.
On July 27 he did meet and greet with RAGBRAI Riders at Westside Park, the end of the RAGBRAI route, in Dyersville; held a Community Kitchen Table on Health Care at Café Manna Java in Dubuque; and did meet and greet at the Fayette County Fair in West Union.
On July 28 he did a Community Kitchen Table on Health Care at the Farm Bureau Building in Waukon; a community gathering at Schera's Restaurant in Elkader; a community gathering at Fountain Park in Anamosa; and attended the District 2 caucus training at North Liberty Community Center in North Liberty.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on July 20-22, 2007. On July 20 attended the Iowa Cubs vs. Nashville Sounds game at Principal Park in Des Moines. On July 21 he did meet and greet at the Des Moines Downtown Farmer's Market; attended the Iowa Democratic Party's state central committee meeting at IDP headquarters in Des Moines; addressed the AFSCME Council 61 15th Biennial Convention at the Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines; and did a Community Kitchen Table at the Ritual Café in Des Moines. On July 22 he attended mass Sunday morning at St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Des Moines; and did a Community Kitchen Table at Lora Friedrich's residence in Indianola.
>Sen. Chris Dodd,
wife Jackie and their two daughters did a "River to River" statewide bus
tour of Iowa from July 3-7, 2007.
On July 3 they did a pancake breakfast at The Golden Leaf in Davenport; a community gathering at VFW Post 10102 in Burlington; made an unannounced stop in to shake hands and meet people at the Hy-Vee lunch counter in Fairfield; did a Community Kitchen Table at Canteen Lunch in the Alley in Ottumwa; rode in the West Des Moines Independence Day Parade; and a stop at the Valley Junction Independence Day Street Celebration in West Des Moines.
On July 4 they 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.
On July 5 they did a Community Kitchen Table at the Corner Deli & Ice Cream Shoppe in Clinton; a community gathering at Clarke College Atrium in Dubuque; played a pick-up game of baseball against the Oelwein King's Knights, a Little League team, on the Field of Dreams in Dyersville; a Community Kitchen Table at Steamboat Gardens in Waterloo; and a community potluck and barbeque at Kohlmann Park in Waverly; and did an unannounced meet and greet in Charles City.
...Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Paul Simon accompanied Dodd and family on July 6 and 7 at all stops, performing acoustic songs in Fort Dodge, Sioux City, Carroll, and Council Bluffs.
On July 6 they did a pancake breakfast at Country Kitchen in Mason City; an unannounced meet and greet at Coney's Plus in Webster City; a community gathering at City Square Park in Fort Dodge; an unannounced meet and greet at Coffee Plus in Storm Lake; and a community gathering at West High School in Sioux City.
On July 7 they did a community gathering at Graham Park Bandstand in Carroll; a meet and greet at the home of Lois Haterman in Logan; and a community gathering at The Narrows Park in Council Bluffs.
first six months of 2007 (9 visits,
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on June 25, 2007. He attended the Iowa Professional Firefighters State Convention Golf Tournament at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City; and did meet and greet with Phoenix Club at the home of Cedar Rapids Mayor Kay Halloran in Cedar Rapids. [
26 he plans to address the Iowa Professional Firefighters Convention
at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City; and "Rekindling The Flame: A Call to
New American Patriotism" at Des Moines Public Library in Des Moines.June
26 schedule canceled due to Senate votes].
Chris Dodd is scheduled to visit Iowa on June 9-10, 2007.
On June 9 he plans a Community Kitchen Table at Steamboat Gardens
Family Restaurant in Waterloo; a Kitchen Table with the Knitting Ladies
of Waverly at the home of Wendy Kepford in Waverly; a town hall at Chicago
Dog Pizza in Mason City; and an appearance at a Sioux City Democrats Truman
Club meeting. On June 10 he plans to visit the Cathedral of
the Epiphany Street Fair in Sioux City; and hold a town hall in the student
center at Morningside College in Sioux City.trip
canceled due to stomach flu].
>-Sen. Chris Dodd was among five candidates speaking at the Iowa Democratic Party's 2007 Hall of Fame Awards Dinner at the Five Seasons Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on June 2, 2007.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on May 17-18, 2007. On the evening of May 17 he spoke at the Dubuque Democrats Hall of Fame Dinner at Happy's Place in Dubuque. On May 18 he did a discussion on "How to End the War in Iraq and Strengthen America" at Drake University's Pomerantz Stage in Des Moines. Later he did "Real Time with Bill Maher" from Des Moines, and he flew out of Des Moines that night.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on May 3-5, 2007.
At noon on May 3 he spoke at a 21st Century Democrats luncheon at Jimmy's American Café in Des Moines; met with the Des Moines Register editorial board; and "got to sample some of the famous Italian food from the 'south side' of Des Moines."
On May 4 he did a Community Kitchen Table at Riverside Family Restaurant in Ottumwa; met with labor leaders in Ottumwa; a Community Kitchen Table at the Hy-Vee lunch counter in Mt. Pleasant; a tour of the Tri-City Energy biodiesel plant with Mayor David Gudgel in Keokuk; an "Innovation and Energy Independence in the 21st Century Town Hall" at the Iowa Hotel's Common Room in Keokuk; and finally a private dinner with activists at Fiddlesticks in Burlington.
On May 5 he did a Community Kitchen Table with Senator Tom Courtney at Laura's Restaurant and Dairy Bar in Burlington; spoke at the Cinco de Mayo celebration Ron-De-Voo Park in West Liberty; did an "Innovation and Energy Independence in the 21st Century Town Hall" at the Hoover House in West Branch; and a Coffee with Chris at Strawberry Farm Bed & Breakfast in Muscatine.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on April 11-12, 2007.
On the evening of April 11 he spoke on "Beyond Iraq and Into an Era of Bold Engagement" at a Forum on International Relations event at The Des Moines Club, Ruan Center in Des Moines.
On April 12 he held a Kitchen Table with Iowans concerned about education at the home of Des Moines School Board Member Dick Murphy in Des Moines; a Kitchen Table with Iowa State University students and administrators at Iowa State University's Memorial Union in Ames; at Iowa State University he toured the Center for Crops Utilization Research, and toured and received an overview of the Plant Science Initiative at the Center for Crops Utilization Research; and he spoke to the Iowa State Education Association Delegate Convention at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames.
>Sen. Chris Dodd met
"Iowans at kitchen tables and community gatherings" during a visit to Iowa
on March 31-April 1, 2007.
On March 31 he attended a Latinos in Action community potluck at City Park - Pavilion 2 in Iowa City; appeared at an off-year caucus luncheon at Old Brick Church in Iowa City; did a kitchen table meeting at the home of Al Hale in Ely (change from the home of Rob and Chanel Meredith in Iowa City); and spoke at the Linn County Democrats' 2007 Hall of Fame banquet at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Cedar Rapids.
On April 1 he attended Palm Sunday Mass with Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy at Mount St. Francis Chapel in Dubuque; did a kitchen table meeting with Finley Hospital Nurses at the home of Speaker Murphy and and Teri Murphy, RN in Dubuque; had brunch with local activists at the Eagles Club in Dubuque; did a kitchen table meeting at the home of Bob Osterhaus in Maquoketa; did a "Coffee with Chris" at Flap Jack Family Restaurant in Maquoketa; and did a "Coffee with Chris" at the home of state Senator Joe Seng in Davenport.
>Sen. Chris Dodd did a meet and greet with Pottawattamie County Democrats at Tish's Restaurant in Council Bluffs, Iowa on the evening of March 5, 2007.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on February 19-20, 2007. On February 19 he did events in Des Moines, starting with lunch at Downtown Fire House Station #1; speaking to the Iowa Democratic legislative caucuses, and then holding a press availability, at the State Capitol; doing coffee with "Women for a Stronger America" at the Village Bean; and a meet and greet with Iowa Machinists and local legislators at Machinists' Hall. On February 20 he did a "Lunch with Chris" at Capanna Coffee/New York Deli in Iowa City; a tour of Johnson County Neighborhood Centers--Broadway Center in Iowa City; and a meet and greet with Linn County Democrats at The Irish Democrat in Cedar Rapids.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on January 12, 2007, one day after announcing his candidacy.
He attended Gov.-Elect Chet Culver's Inauguration Ceremony at Wells Fargo
Arena in Des Moines; attended the Taste of Iowa Lunch (part of the Inaugural
festivities) at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines; and attended the Iowa State
Bar Association's "Know Your Constitution' awards luncheon at West Des
Moines Marriott in West Des Moines.
2006 (2 visits: 4 days)
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited Iowa on October 17-18, 2006. Starting early afternoon on October 17 he toured and visited the Central Fire Station in Cedar Rapids; delivered a speech on Nuremberg at the University of Iowa College of Law Boyd Law Building Auditorium in Iowa City; attended a fundraiser for Dave Loebsack at a private home in Iowa City; and attended a reception with returned Peace Corps volunteers at Oasis Falafel in Iowa City. On the morning of October 18 he appeared at a fire fighters rally with congressional candidate Bruce Braley, Tom Powers of the Waterloo Fire Fighters, and State Senator Jeff Danielson at Cedar Falls Fire Station; did private meetings during the day; and in the evening spoke at a fundraiser for congressional candidate Dr. Selden Spencer at the home of Gregg Gustafson and Peg Armstrong-Gustafson, with special guest Sen. Tom Harkin in Waukee.
>Sen. Chris Dodd visited
on September 9-10, 2006. On September 9 he campaigned
with Chet Culver at an Iowa firefighters and first responders roundtable
at Des Moines Fire Dept 8 on McKinley Ave; appeared at an event for State
Reps. Lisa Heddens and Beth Wessel-Kroeschell at a private home in Ames;
appeared at a post-canvass volunteer rally with State Senate candidate
Rich Olive and State Rep. candidate Susan Radke at Kiwanis Park in Nevada;
appeared at a campaign event for State Rep. Mark Smith at Marshalltown
Democratic headquarters on West Main Street; and made remarks at Johnson
County Democrats' annual barbeque at the North Liberty Community Center
(Gerdin Conference Center) in North Liberty. On September 10
he held a roundtable discussion with education leaders at Drake's Diner
in Des Moines; and appeared at a campaign event for Congressman Boswell
at a private home in Des Moines.
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