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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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The Courier: Blum and Finkenauer come to Black Hawk Co. before Friday debate

WATERLOO — “Candidates for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District seat made their way to Black Hawk County on the eve of their first debate. Rep. Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer will face off from 7 to 8 tonight at the University of Northern Iowa’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The debate will be hosted by KWWL-TV…

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The Gazette: Letter: Combat socialism, re-elect Rod Blum

CEDAR RAPIDS– “Most major colleges push socialism. Cloward and Piven started pushing socialism back in the 1960s to hijack capitalism and freedom. Socialist George Soros is a billionaire that is putting a lot of money into the Democratic Party to push socialism. The Democratic Party uses the book “Rules for Radicals” by Saul Alinsky on…

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The Gazette: Fact Checker: Anti-Blum PAC ad misleads

CEDAR RAPIDS– Claims “‘Rod Blum voted for the new tax law that gives 83 percent of the tax breaks to the wealthiest 1 percent — like Rod Blum. But most Americans will pay higher taxes.’ ‘AARP says people over 50 will pay up to $1,500 more for health insurance next year.’ Source Of Claims A…

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Telegraph Herald: Letter: Trump needs lawmakers like Rod Blum

DUBUQUE– “To cut through all the different things you see/hear and simply put…. Some of the things Rep. Rod Blum is fighting for or bills he has sponsored: Term limits, balance the federal budget, no pay raise for Congress, lifetime ban on lobbying for former Congress members, cut congressional pay until budget is balanced and…

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The Gazette: Rod Blum, Abby Finkenauer to debate tonight

CEDAR RAPIDS– “[…] ‘It’s personal for me,’ Finkenauer said. ‘What I’m hearing and why we’re having the crowds we’re having is because it’s personal for everybody else, too.’ ‘It’s personal’ is just a campaign slogan, according to Blum, ‘because she can’t say it’s about what her experience in life has taught her.’ ‘It doesn’t mean anything,’…

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The Washington Times: Seven GOP congressmen call for House and Senate Ethics investigations into leaking of Ford letter

WASHINGTON– “Seven Republican congressmen formally requested on Wednesday that the House and Senate Ethics Committees investigate Democrats’ handling of Christine Blasey Ford’s letter detailing sexual assault allegations. Representatives Andy Biggs, Steve King, Jeff Duncan, Bob Gibbs, Ralph Normal, Rod Blum, and Louie Gohmert sent two letters to each chamber’s Ethics Committee targeting Rep. Anna Eshoo…

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CCAGW PAC Endorses Reps. Rod Blum and David Young for Re-election

WASHINGTON– “‘During their tenures in the House, Reps. Blum and Young have been strong and reliable votes to curb government waste and reform Washington,’ said CCAGW PAC Chairman Tom Schatz. ‘They worked with their colleagues to enact historic tax cuts, support deregulation, and help ignite America’s economic boom. I urge Iowans to re-elect them to…

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