2012 Election Guide
12:01 am
Mon November 5, 2012

Larry Kruse – Iowa Senate 42

Larry Kruse (R-Houghton)

Larry Kruse (R-Houghton) says he is running for a seat in the Iowa Senate to help improve the state’s business climate.

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Campaign Trails – October 31
2:08 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

The Impact of Women's Issues on the Election

Credit Rich Egger

This week, Janna Deitz of Western Illinois University’s Political Science Department and Dr Aimee Shouse, Chairperson of the WIU Department of Women’s Studies, talk about the role of women’s issues in this fall’s elections.

Shouse believes hot button issues such as abortion rights, reproductive rights, and access to contraception are receiving more attention in the presidential contest than in years past. Controversial comments by US Senate candidates Todd Akin of Missouri and Richard Mourdock of Indiana helped bring the issues to the forefront.

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2012 Election Guide
10:28 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

John Archer – Congress (IA – 2)

John Archer (R-Bettendorf)
  • Interview with John Archer

Republican John Archer of Bettendorf says he is running for Congress to protect the futures of future generations, in particular his two young children.

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2012 Election Guide
2:16 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Dave Loebsack – Congress (IA – 2)

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City)

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he would use his 4th term in Washington D.C. to continue the fight for the middle class.

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November 6 Referendum
12:05 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Electric Aggregation on Many Illinois Ballots This Fall

Voters in more than 200 communities will decide this fall whether to approve electric aggregation. Those towns in western Illinois include Galesburg, Rushville, Carthage, Mt Sterling, Beardstown, Virginia, Vermont, Knoxville, Quincy, Mendon, Columbus, and Coatsburg.

“The idea behind electric aggregation is the theory – as in other consumer purchases – that if you can combine your purchasing power with others that theoretically you should be able to get a better rate for it,” said Doug Scott, Chairman, Illinois Commerce Commission.

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