UPDATE: Obama to Make Three Day Tour of Iowa Next Week; Will Stop in Waterloo

Both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are making Iowa a frequent stopping place as they campaign for the November election.

Updated 2:18 p.m.:

President Barack Obama will spend three days in Iowa next week.

On Monday, August 13, Obama will travel to Council Bluffs and Boone for campaign events. On Tuesday, August 14, he will hold campaign events in Oskaloosa, Marshalltown and Waterloo. On Wednesday, August 15, First Lady Michelle Obama will join her husband for campaign events in Dubuque and Davenport.

Additional details on the campaign events have not yet been released.

Original story:

President Barack Obama is planning a Waterloo stop next week, Black Hawk County Democratic chairwoman Patt Sass told The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier.

Obama's campaign office has not released any details or confirmed the visit.

Sass said Obama would likely come to Waterloo next Tuesday or Wednesday.

Both Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Obama have been spending a significant amount of time in Iowa, which is seen as a key battleground state for election 2012. Obama was in Cedar Rapids in July, and Romney is in Des Moines today.

Vice President Joe Biden in Waterloo in June.


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »