Rod Blum

My name is Rod Blum. I am a businessman from Dubuque who is honored to be serving the First District in Congress. Raised by parents with 10th grade educations, I’ve worked very hard to make my own American Dream, and I want to make sure this opportunity is available to future generations of Iowans.




Caffeinated Thoughts: Iowa Farm Bureau Endorses Rod Blum and David Young

CEDAR RAPIDS– “Congressmen Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and David Young (R-Iowa) received an endorsement from the Iowa Farm Bureau for their re-election campaigns. Blum is challenged by the Democratic nominee State Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District. Young is challenged by Democratic nominee Cindy Axne and Libertarian nominee Bryan Jack Holder in Iowa’s…

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The Gazette: Rod Blum will keep America growing

CEDAR RAPIDS– “Scott Roland in his letter to the editor quoted the non-partisan Tax Policy Center as he admonished U.S. Rep. Rod Blum for voting for the federal tax cuts (‘Deficits from tax cuts, but not for Blum’). The Tax Policy Center may have been nonpartisan in the beginning but it has moved further to…

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Caffeinated Thoughts: Watch: Blum vs. Finkenauer, the Iowa 1st Congressional District Debate

If you missed the first of two debates in Iowa’s 1st Congressional District between Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa) and his Democratic challenger State Representative Abby Finkenauer (D-Dubuque) Friday night watch here. The debate was sponsored by KWWL and the University of Northern Iowa. Blum’s campaign spokesperson, Alexah Rogge, emailed the following statement on Friday night:…

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