Hawkeye Happenings
Photos courtesy of wakeupwalmart.com
Starting August 1, 2006 in New York City, WakeUpWalMart.com started a 19-state, 35-day tour of 35 cities across the country.  By mid-August the bus was in Iowa, where a number of presidential hopefuls also happened to be.  On August 15 Sen. Evan Bayh (D-IN) participated in an event in front of the Linn County Court House in Cedar Rapids; on August 16 Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) participated in a press conference at the Iowa State Historical building in Des Moines; and on August 17 Gov. Bill Richardson (D-NM) and Gov. Tom Vilsack (D-IA) participated in a town hall meeting at Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo.  WakeUpWalMart.com is a project of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.  

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