Former Sen. Fred Thompson: Iowa Visits
updated through Jan. 3, 2008   10 visits, 31 days

2007 plus Jan. 1-3, 2008
>Former Sen. Fred Thompson continued his "Clear Conservative Choice: Hands Down" bus tour in Iowa on December 26, 2007-January 3, 2008.
On the evening of December 26 he plans a Meet Fred Thompson at The Windrow in Creston.
On December 27 he plans to do a live interview with Jan Mickelson at the FAIR Congressional Task Force "Talk Radio Row" event at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in in Des Moines; hold a Meet Fred Thompson at Friends of Fred Thompson Iowa headquarters in Urbandale; do a radio town hall event at hosted by Kate Garner at Redman's Pizza & Steak House in Osceola; tour downtown Chariton and drop by the Chariton Leader; and do a Meet Fred Thompson at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville.
On December 28 he plans to do a radio town hall event hosted by KNIA/KRLS's Bob Leonard at Smokey Row Coffee House in Pella; tour downtown Oskaloosa and drop by the Oskaloosa Herald; hold a Meet Fred Thompson at Hotel Ottumwa in Ottumwa; tour downtown Fairfield and drop by the Fairfield Daily Ledger; and do a Meet Fred Thompson at Alphas on the Riverfront in Fort Madison.
On December 29 he plans to do a radio town hall event hosted by KBUR's JK Martin at the Port of Burlington Welcome Center in Burlington; do a Meet Fred Thompson at The Coffee Corner in Washington; tour downtown Williamsburg and drop by the Williamsburg Journal Tribune; tour downtown Montezuma and drop by the Montezuma Republican; and hold a Meet Fred Thompson at the Park Centre Retirement Community in Newton.
On December 30 he plans a Meet Fred Thompson at Olde Main Brewing Company in Ames; a Meet Fred Thompson at Country Kitchen in Webster City; and a house party at a private residence on Glendale Park Drive in Hampton.
On December 31 he plans a radio town hall hosted by KCHA/KCZE's Scott Lane at the Charles City Library; a tour of downtown Allison and drop by the Butler County Tribune-Journal; and do a meet and greet at the King Tower Caf in Tama.
On the afternoon of January 1 he plans to meet and greet veterans in the Atha Dining Room at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown.
On January 2 he plans a Meet Fred Thompson at the Mason City Elks Club in Mason City; a Meet Fred Thompson at Beck's Sports Brewery in Waterloo; a Meet Fred Thompson at Elite Homes in Cedar Rapids; and a Meet Fred Thompson at The River Center in Davenport.
On January 3 he plans a Meet Fred Thompson at the Marriott in West Des Moines; a radio town hall with KFAB's Tom Becka at Quality Inn & Suites in Council Bluffs; a Meet Fred Thompson at Luciano's Restaurant in Sioux City; and attended the Fred '08 Caucus Celebration at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown in Des Moines.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson did a "Clear Conservative Choice: Hands Down" bus tour in Iowa on December 17-22, 2007.
On the evening of December 17 he started the tour at Grand River Center in Dubuque.
On December 18 he held a Meet Fred Thompson at the Days Inn in Manchester; participated in a radio town hall event hosted by KDEC's Darin Svenson at Ruby's Restaurant in Decorah; dropped by the Waverly Democrat and visited the fire station in Waverly; and did a Meet Fred Thompson at Waterloo Center for the Arts in Waterloo.
On December 19 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at the Marriott in Cedar Rapids; participated in a radio town hall event hosted by KCJJ's Tommy Lang, Richard Podaski, and Steve Soboroff at the Iowa River Power Company in Coralville; toured downtown Tipton and drop by the Tipton Conservative; toured downtown Muscatine and dropped by the Muscatine Daily Journal; and did a Meet Fred Thompson at the Radisson Quad City Plaza in Davenport.
On December 20 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at Carroll Country Club in Carroll; toured downtown Denison and drop by the Denison Review-Bulletin; participated in a radio town hall event hosted by KSOM's Tom Robinson at Family Table of Atlantic, Inc. in Atlantic; toured downtown Missouri Valley and dropped by Missouri Valley Times-News; and held a Meet Fred Thompson at Bayliss Park Hall in Council Bluffs.
On December 21 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at The Daily Grind in Sioux City; participated in a radio town hall event hosted by KDCR's John Slegers at the Dordt College-West Commons in Sioux Center; toured downtown Sheldon and drop by Northwest Iowa Review; toured downtown Spencer and drop by the Spencer Daily Reporter; and held a Meet Fred Thompson at Webster County Republican headquarters in Fort Dodge.
On December 22 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at Music Man Square in Mason City; [a Meet Fred Thompson at Olde Main Brewing Company in Ames; tour downtown Marshalltown; and hold a Meet Fred Thompson at Friends of Fred Thompson Iowa headquarters in Urbandale.canceled due to inclement weather conditions].

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on December 12, 2007.  He participated in the Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate at Iowa Public Television's Maytag Auditorium in Johnston; and dropped by a debate watch party at North End Diner in Johnston.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on December 7, 2007.  He held a Meet Fred Thompson at Thunder Bay Grille in Davenport; and attended the "Tastes of Iowa" Dinner at the Iowa Farm Bureau Annual Meeting at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on November 20-21, 2007.  On November 20 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at De Koffiehoek & Bistro Coffee Shop in Orange City; a Meet Fred Thompson at 4 Brothers Bar & Grill in Le Mars; and a Meet Fred Thompson at the Historic Martin Ballroom in the Martin Tower Building in Sioux City.  On November 21 he did a Meet Fred Thompson at Café Diem in Ames.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on November 11-12, 2007.  On November 11 he held a Meet Fred Thompson at Big Muddy's in Burlington; and a Meet Fred Thompson at the Moose Lodge in Mount Pleasant.  On November 12 he met with the Ottumwa Courier ed board at their office in Ottumwa; dropped by Smokey Row in Oskaloosa; and held a Meet Fred Thompson at Uncommon Grounds in Indianola.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on October 27-28, 2007.  On the evening of October 27 he joined other candidates at the Republican Party of Iowa's Reagan Dinner at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.  On October 28 he filmed television ads at the "Corner Sundry" in Indianola.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on September 29-October 3, 2007.
On September 29 he spoke at an Iowa Christian Alliance Dinner at the 7 Flags Events Center in Clive.  Overnight in Des Moines.
On September 30 he did no public events.  In Des Moines  *ed.- not counted in tally
On October 1 he did a Coffee with Fred Thompson at Midtown Café in Newton; a lunch with Fred Thompson at Tremont on Main in Marshalltown; a walking tour of downtown Iowa Falls, including a stop at the Coffee Attic; and a Meet Fred Thompson at Gallagher-Bluedorn Building - UNI in Cedar Falls.  Overnight in Des Moines.
On October 2 he did an editorial board meeting with Des Moines Register; a Meet Fred Thompson at Webster County Republican Party Headquarters in Fort Dodge; a Coffee with Fred Thompson at the Sweetheart Bakery in Clinton; and a Meet Fred Thompson at the Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville.
On October 3 he toured Lincolnway Energy in Nevada; and did a Lunch with Fred Thompson at Midway Motor Lodge in Dubuque.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Iowa on September 6-8, 2007, making the first stops on his announcement tour via bus ("United by Our Core Beliefs").  On September 6 he spoke at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines; and did a Meet Fred Thompson at Bayliss Park in Council Bluffs.  On September 7 he held a town hall at the Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City; made an unannounced stop at Bob's Diner in LeMars; and held a town hall at Music Man Square in Mason City.  On September 8 he held a town hall at the Cedar Rapids Marriott in Cedar Rapids; and a Meet Fred Thompson at Centennial Park in Davenport; he then headed to New Hampshire.

>Former Sen. Fred Thompson visited Des Moines, Iowa on August 17, 2007.  He met privately with activists; attended the Iowa State Fair including speaking at the Des Moines Register Soap box; and did an airport rally.
 
 

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