Dave Loebsack

On Midwest Week, even though the presidential campaigns are well underway in Iowa, candidates in the important state races are just getting started.

Schilling for Congress

He's a familiar face in politics but now he lives in a different state. On Monday, former Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling announced his candidacy for Iowa's Second District seat in Congress. 

Iowa Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack
Dave Loebsack

Iowa Congressman Dave Loesback has reintroduced legislation to establish a National Flood Center. The primary purpose of the center would be to research flood-related issues, including prevention.

Loebsack says the U.S. currently doesn't do any comprehensive flood research.

Hart Running for Congress

May 14, 2019
Rita Hart

Former teacher, state senator, and candidate for lieutenant governor, Rita Hart, has decided to run for office again. Tuesday she announced she's running for Congress in Iowa's 2nd District, which covers southeast Iowa and includes the Quad Cities and Clinton.

WVIK News

Wearing yellow boots and lime green vests, state officials toured flooded sections of downtown Davenport on Friday. Mayor Frank Klipsch was the guide for Governor Kim Reynolds, Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg, and 2nd District Congressman Dave Loebsack. 

Dave Loebsack

Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack says he will not run for re-election when his current term ends.  Friday the seven-term Democrat announced he will  retire at the end of his term after being elected seven times to represent southeast Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.

A candidate for Congress in eastern Iowa is hoping to hold eight debates with the incumbent. On Friday, Republican Christopher Peters issued the challenge to Democratic incumbent Congressman Dave Loebsack.

Peters for Congress

A republican candidate for Congress will campaign in the Quad Cities and nearby cities this weekend. Christopher Peters from Coralville is challenging incumbent Second District democrat Dave Loebsack.

C-Span

A bill to improve access in rural areas to wireless internet and phone service has been approved by Congress and signed by the president. Sponsored by Iowa Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack, it's included in the huge federal budget bill.

Ginny Caligiuri

Iowa democratic congressman Dave Loebsack will have another republican opponent this year. Thursday night, Ginny Caligiuri of Osceola will officially announce her candidacy, in her home town. 

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