November 21, 2009

EVERYTHING'S IN PLAY:

Rating Change: Iowa GOP Gets Serious About Boswell Challenge (Greg Giroux, 11/21/09, CQ-Roll Call)

After passing on a vigorous campaign against Rep. Leonard L. Boswell in 2008, Republicans in Iowa are signaling that they are more serious about challenging the seven-term congressman next year.

The 2010 campaigns of Republicans Brad Zaun, a state senator and former suburban mayor, and Jim Gibbons , a financial adviser who previously coached the wrestling team at Iowa State University, have prompted CQ Politics to change the rating of the race in Iowa’s 3rd district from Safe Democratic to the more competitive classification of Democrat Favored.

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 21, 2009 11:42 AM
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