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October 22nd, 2012

Ryan Rocks Western Iowa

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Written by: Kevin Hall
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GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan drew large crowds in the Republican strongholds of Council Bluffs and Sioux City on Sunday. The events marked Ryan’s first visits to the western side of state and the Wisconsin congressman did not disappoint.

With the final presidential debate on the docket for Monday night and the polls showing a very tight race around the country, Iowa Republicans are energized as we head into the final two weeks of the campaign. More than 1,200 people showed up to hear Ryan speak over the noon hour at the Bass Pro Shop in Council Bluffs.

“We have a big responsibility,” Ryan said. “Iowa and a couple of other states may very well determine what country we are going to be and what kind of country we are going to have.”

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Kevin Hall

Kevin Hall brings almost two decades of journalistic experience to TheIowaRepublican. Starting in college as a radio broadcaster, Hall eventually became a television anchor/reporter for stations in North Carolina, Missouri, and Iowa. During the 2007 caucus cycle, Hall changed careers and joined the political realm. He was the northwest Iowa field director for Fred Thompson’s presidential campaign. Hall helped Terry Branstad return to the governor’s office by organizing southwest Iowa for Branstad’s 2010 campaign. Hall serves as a reporter/columnist for

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