2007 plus Jan. 1-3, 2008 (9 visits,
>Rep. Ron Paul visited Iowa on January 2-3, 2008. On January 2 in Des Moines he had dinner at Centro Restaurant; spoke to veterans at a meet and greet at Hotel Fort Des Moines, then did a Stronger America Rally in the Grand Ballroom at the Hotel Fort Des Moines. On January 3 he appeared on CNN "American Morning" from the Waveland Café in Des Moines; did an in-studio interview with Jan Mickelson at WHO; spoke on health care at Des Moines University, Student Education Center auditorium in Des Moines; had lunch at Palmer's Deli in Des Moines; spoke at a caucus at Central Middle School in Waterloo; and spoke at a Caucus celebration at the Des Moines Marriott, Des Moines Room in Des Moines.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited Des Moines, Iowa on December 27, 2007. He did some interviews at the Federation of Americans for Immigration Reform "Radio Row" event at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown; appeared on Tucker Carlson's show from Screenscape Studios in West Des Moines; and spoke to student supporters from 39 states and four countries who are phoning, canvassing and distributing literature as part of "Ron Paul's Christmas Vacation," at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, followed by a media availability.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited Iowa on December 17-18, 2007. On December 17 he spoke at Principal Financial Group in Des Moines; held a press conference at the Des Moines Marriott to announce his record $6 million fundraising day; conducted media interviews; and did a meet and greet with student volunteers at the campaign's headquarters in Des Moines. On December 18 he did national and local media interviews; addressed doctors of the Linn County Medical Society at the Grant Wood Memorial Chapel in Cedar Rapids; and did a meet and greet with student volunteers at the Cedar Rapids Marriott.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited
on December 11-12, 2007. On
December 11 he spoke in
the DeYager Student Activities Center at Dordt College in Sioux Center;
held a rally at the Sioux City Convention Center in Sioux City; and held
a rally at the Mid America Center in Council Bluffs. On
12 he participated in the Des Moines Register Republican Presidential
Debate at Iowa Public Television's Maytag Auditorium in Johnston; and in
the evening addressed Rural and Middle America at the Iowa State Fairgrounds
in Des Moines.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited Iowa on November 17, 2007. He spoke to county chairs and pastors at the Clarion Hotel restaurant in Cedar Rapids; spoke at Kirkwood Community College, Iowa Hall, West Dining Room in Cedar Rapids; and spoke at a tailgate party/public rally before the University of Iowa vs. Western Michigan University football game at the "Olive Court" parking lot near Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City; then went to Des Moines for more interviews and attended the Iowa Family Policy dinner at HyVee Hall in Des Moines.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited Iowa on October 26-27, 2007. On October 26 he held a "Friday Night Live" rally in the Memorial Union at Iowa State University in Ames. On October 27 he held a pastor's forum at Des Moines Airport, Cloud Room; a campaign fundraiser ($500 minimum donation) at Johnny's Italian Steakhouse at the Radisson Hotel Des Moines Airport; a recruitment rally at Iowa State Historical Museum/Historical Building in Des Moines; and joined other candidates at the Republican Party of Iowa's Reagan Dinner at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited
Iowa on August 5-11, 2007.
On August 5 he participated in the ABC News "This Week" Republican Presidential Debate at Drake University in Des Moines; attended services at First Federated Church in Des Moines;and in the early evening held a rally in the Town Square in Fairfield.
On August 6 he did an editorial board interview with the Iowa Press-Citizen in Iowa City; held a town hall event at the Wellsburg Community Center in Wellsburg in the mid-afternoon; and held a town hall event at Music Man Square in Mason City. Overnight in Mason City.
On August 7 he stopped in Ft. Dodge for an editorial board meeting with the Messenger; did a meet and greet at Maxine's Restaurant in Lawton; a town hall event at Cronks Restaurant in Denison; and a town hall event at Holiday Inn & Suites in Council Bluffs. Overnight in Creston.
On August 8 he did a town hall meeting at Pizza Ranch in Creston; a town hall meeting at Pizza Ranch in Pella; and a town hall meeting at Pizza Ranch in Oskaloosa. Overnight in Des Moines.
On August 9 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines he did an interview with Jan Mickelson at the 1040 AM WHO radio booth and then spoke from the Des Moines Register's Political Soap Box; attended the grand opening of the campaign's Iowa headquarters in the Des Moines Building at 405-6 Ave #104 in Des Moines; and rallied at the Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel in Cedar Rapids. Overnight in Des Moines.
On August 10 he rested, did some media, and in the evening attended "Ronstock" event with live music at Bali Satay House in Ames.
On August 11 he participated in the Iowa Republican Straw Poll on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.
>Rep. Ron Paul, not invited to the Presidential Candidates Forum, held a rally to "celebrate life and liberty" at the Hy-Vee Hall, Room C in Des Moines, Iowa on June 30, 2007 immediately after the ITR/ICA event. Earlier he met with pro-life leaders and did FOX News live.
>Rep. Ron Paul visited
on April 11-12, 2007. On
April 11 he did a private
breakfast with GOP officials and supporters in Cedar Rapids; met with the
editorial board; had a private lunch with GOP officials and supporters
in Cedar Rapids, did a live interview with KGAN-TV, Channel 2; lectured
on "Restoring The Constitution" sponsored by University of Iowa College
Republicans at the University of Iowa in Iowa City; and in the evening
he did a meet and greet fundraiser at the Fairfield Inn in Ankeny.
On April 12 he met with the Des Moines Register editorial
board; was the in-studio guest on the Jan Mickelson show at WHO Radio in
Des Moines; did a fundraiser in Des Moines; and in the evening to spoke
on "Restoring the Constitution" as part of the Presidential Caucus Series
at Iowa State University in the Memorial Union in Ames.
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