Vilsack Visits Le Mars
(Le Mars) -- Democratic Congressional candidate Christie Vilsack made a campaign stop in Le Mars last evening. Vilsack took a tour of downtown and met with several business owners, then she appeared at the Plymouth County Democratic headquarters and met with about 40 supporters. Vilsack told the group the reason why she is running for Congress is to help small towns.
Vilsack carries with her at all times a small foam football made from soybeans. She says small towns, such as Le Mars, can develop more products made from corn and soybeans.
Vilsack says she wants to be a connector.
The Democratic Contender also believes more emphasis should be placed on women's health issues. Should Vilsack be elected, she wouldl be the first Iowa woman to hold a Congressional office. Iowa and Mississippi are the only two states that have not elected a woman Governor, Congresswoman, or U-S Senator.
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