Amb. Carol Moseley Braun

Iowa Travel 
12 visits,  13 days
 corrected July 25, 2008 (Oct. 15, 2003, Jan. 11-12 and Jan. 14 visits had been missing)
-Amb. Moseley Braun endorsed Gov. Howard Dean in an event at Carroll High School in Carroll, Iowa on January 15, 2004.

-Amb. Moseley Braun plans to visit Iowa on January 11-12, 2004She participated in the Brown & Black Forum at the Polk County Convention Complex in Des Moines on the evening of January 11 January 12 no information- not counted.

Amb. Moseley Braun participated in the National Public Radio Forum at Iowa State Extension Campus in Des Moines, Iowa early afternoon on January 6, 2004.   Also on this day, she taped "The Candidates with David Yepsen" which ran January 7.  Her day on Tuesday, trapped by the snowstorm, was spent fundraising on the phone.


-Amb. Moseley Braun participated in the Des Moines Register debate at Iowa Public Television Studios in Johnston, Iowa early on the afternoon of January 4, 2004[She had planned to attend a healthcare event in Des Moines the next morning but it was cancelled; she returned to Chicago].

2003: 8 visits, 9 days
-Amb. Moseley Braun participated in the presidential debate sponsored by the DNC and MSNBC/WHO-TV at the Polk County Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa on November 24, 2003.  She did two interviews for public radio at WOI studios prior to the debate.  Afterwards she attended a fundraiser at the Des Moines Club. 

-Amb. Moseley Braun did a photo shoot for Washingtonian magazine; addressed the League of Rural Voters forum at Hotel Fort Des Moines; and attended the Jefferson Jackson Day Dinner at Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa on November 15, 2003.

-Amb. Moseley Braun visited Iowa on October 15, 2003.  She participated in the AARP Presidential Forum at Embassy Suites in Des Moines; and attended a town hall forum at Iowa State University in Ames.  

-Amb. Moseley Braun attended the Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa on September 13, 2003.

-Amb. Moseley Braun visited Iowa on August 14, 2003.  She visited the Iowa State Fair, greeting attendees at the Democrats' booth and enjoying some butter pecan ice cream; and participated in the Governor's Conference on Public Heath at Drake University.  Because of the power blackout she and a couple of aides decided to drive to Chicago, and they stopped at the Country Kitchen in Davenport on the way there.

-On August 3, 2003 Amb. Moseley Braun flew to Waterloo, Iowa, where she participated in Sen. Harkin's Hear It From The Heartland Forum at the Waterloo Center for the Arts.  After the forum she did a brief profile interview with Charlotte Eby of the Waterloo Courier.  Braun and interim campaign director Pat Botterman then traveled to Olwein, where she attended the Fayette County Democrats Hog Roast Fundraiser.  They then drove to Chicago.

-Amb. Moseley Braun visited Des Moines, Iowa on May 16-17, 2003.   On the evening of May 16 she attended the AFSCME reception at the Polk County Convention Complex.  On May 17 she participated in the AFSCME town hall meeting.

-Amb. Moseley Braun spoke at an event sponsored by American Women Presidents, a political action committee, at Hotel Fort Des Moines in Des Moines, Iowa on February 15, 2003.  (First stop of a three-state pre-announcement tour--NH on Feb. 16 and SC on Feb. 17). This event occurred during the big President's Day weekend snow storm; according to the Des Moines Register's Thomas Beaumont, it attracted exactly one person, in addition to media and organizers.


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