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Webb Iowa Visits

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Through 3rd Quarter 2015

Iowa: 10 visits, 20 days
>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Iowa on September 19-20, 2015.  Early evening on September 19 he was a featured speaker at House Democratic Leader Mark Smith's 15th Annual Marshalltown BBQ at UAW Local 893 in Marshalltown, On September 20, he did an interview/Q&A with a studio audience for RFD-TV's Rural Town Hall at the Stine Barn in Des Moines.

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Des Moines, Iowa on August 12-13, 2015.  On August 12 he marched in the Iowa State Fair Parade.  Early afternoon on August 13 he is to spoke at the Des Moines Register Soapbox at the Iowa State Fair.

>Former Sen. Jim Webb spoke at the the Iowa Federation of Labor Presidential Forum in Altoona, Iowa on August 6, 2015.

>Sen. Jim Webb spoke at the Iowa Democratic Party Hall of Fame dinner at the Cedar Rapids Convention Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on July 17, 2015.

>Former Sen. Jim Webb was a guest speaker at the Clinton County Democrats' Hall of Fame Dinner at Gil's Ballroom in Clinton, Iowa on the evening of June 26, 2015.  [According to Fox News there was talk that Webb might announce his candidacy at the event >].

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Iowa on June 14-16, 2015.
On June 14 he spoke at Senate 10 Progressives' Flag Day Celebration fundraiser at Lake Panorama National Resort & Conference Center in Panora; and spoke at a Flag Day Celebration at Lion's Park in Urbandale.
On June 15 he appeared in studio on Mickelson in the Morning at WHO Radio in Des Moines; toured the Rippey Wind Farm in Grand Junction (Greene County); visiited Rippey Public Library in Rippey; ???make a stop at Fireman's Ice Cream Diner in Perry; and made remarks and did Q&A at Blue Guard: Young Professionals in Des Moines at The Continental at Domestica in Des Moines.
On June 16 he spoke at a Century Club breakfast at Davis Brown Law Firm in Des Moines; spoke and did Q&A with the Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel in Des Moines; and appeared before a Des Moines Register ed board meeting (>).

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Sioux City, Iowa on May 6, 2015.  (Webb started the trip in Omaha, NE with a lunch and discussion with student veterans in the Thompson Alumni Center at the University of Nebraska Omaha).  He toured the Sioux City Boys Club and talked on leadership with children and board members; and did a meet and greet with patrons followed by dinner and discussion with local Democratic leaders at Tacos el Guerro.

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Iowa on April 26-27, 2015.  On the evening of April 26 he met and did Q and A with veterans at the home of Dick Goodson in Des Moines On April 27 he stopped in at a women's roundtable discussion with Hong Le Webb at Baratta's Restaurant in Des Moines; and addressed the Senate Democratic Caucus and then the House Democratic Caucus at the Capitol in Des Moines, followed by a press conference. 

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Iowa on April 9-12, 2015
Early afternoon on April 9 he did a meet and greet at Council Bluffs Library in Council Bluffs.  [gap]
On April 10 in Des Moines he appeared on Mickelson in the Morning at WHO studios; [big gap]; and addressed Polk County Democrats' fourth-annual Spring Awards Dinner at UAW Local 450. 
On April 11 he spoke at a meeting of the UAW Veterans Caucus and Cedar Valley Veterans at the Sullivan Brothers Veterans Museum in Waterloo; toured the Cedar Valley Tech Works factory (home of the largest 3D printer in North America); made an unannounced appearance at a meeting of the Iowa Democrats' First District Central Committee at Black Hawk County Democratic headquarters on E. 4th Street in Waterloo (>); and headlined a dinner meeting of the Iowa Vietnamese Alliance at the Vietnamese Cultural Center in Des Moines.
On April 12, he toured Golden Grain Energy in Mason City with state Reps. Todd Prichard and Sharon Steckman and State Sen. Amanda Ragan; and headlined a fundraiser for state Reps. Todd Prichard and Sharon Steckman at CHOP Restaurant in Mason City.

>Former Sen. Jim Webb visited Iowa on August 20-22, 2014
On August 20 he joined veterans at an event with U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack at Lindsay Park in Davenport; and spoke at a fundraiser for the Linn County Phoenix Club at RWDSU Local 110 union hall in Cedar Rapids.
On August 21 he spoke at the Iowa Federation of Labor's 58th Annual Convention  at Pririe Meadows in Altoona; campaigned for U.S. Senate nominee Bruce Braley at Council Bluffs Public Library in Council Bluffs; and made phone calls as part of a Braley campaign veterans-to-veterans phone bank in Des Moines.
On August 22 he appeared on KBUR-AM 1490 “Talking Politics” with Robin Johnson; and toured the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown with Democratic gubernatorial nominee state Sen. Jack Hatch.
Webb also appeared on IPTV's "Iowa Press," which aired August 22.