“Swati Dandekar Endorsed by John Deere PAC”

“Swati Dandekar Endorsed by John Deere PAC”

“Swati Dandekar announced Thursday she  has received the endorsement of the John Deere Political Action Committee.

John Deere is the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment, and the largest employer in Iowa’ U.S. House 1st District, with major facilities in both Waterloo and Dubuque.

Dandekar is one of five candidates for the Democratic nomination for the open seat. Four Republicans also are running in the 20-county district that includes Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Cedar Falls and Waterloo.

“As the largest employer in Eastern Iowa, John Deere will be a …

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“Obamacare has to stay. It cannot be repealed, but we do need to work on the gaps.”

“Obamacare has to stay. It cannot be repealed, but we do need to work on the gaps.”

“None of them called for repeal, but some of the Democrats running in Iowa’s 1st District called for “major modifications” in their party’s signature congressional accomplishment of recent years – the Affordable Care Act.

Republicans also were split, with one calling for repeal and the other saying Obamacare just needs to be tweaked.

The differences on the ACA came as seven of the nine candidates for the open 1st District seat participated in a forum hosted by the Iowa Credit Union League in Des Moines. Winners of …

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I loved President Obama’s State of the Union Speech!

I loved President Obama’s State of the Union Speech!

I loved President Obama’s State of the Union speech last night, and was very excited to see that his agenda so closely mirrors my own! The President’s speech showed his priorities – expanding the opportunity brought by education, creating jobs for the future economy, and a recommitment to America’s core values.  I was glad he emphasized that our government must always support our troops and veterans who have sacrificed for us!

It was important that the President took the time to discuss changes we are making …

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