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Candidates Attend Forum in Pella

Posted: Friday, April 30th, 2010 at 6:29 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Eric Gotschall

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Candidates for the office of Iowa Governor, United States Congress and Iowa Secretary of Agriculture were in Pella Thursday night for a Special Edition News Magazine candidates’ forum, hosted by KNIA/KRLS. Dr. Bob Leonard moderated the discussion, which included thoughts from the candidates on helping small community economies, foreign trade and the role of government, among others.

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Those in attendance included Republican Candidate for Governor Rod Roberts; Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Candidate Francis Thicke; United States Senate Democratic candidates Tom Fiegen and Bob Krause; and Scott Batcher, Pat Bertroche, Dave Funk, Jim Gibbons, Mark Rees and Brad Zaun – all of whom are Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for U.S. Congress.