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Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Clinton Names Iowa Campaign Co-Chairs

June 30, 2007

25 Co-Chairs to Lead Clinton's Iowa Effort

DES MOINES, IA -- Senator Hillary Clinton announced the Co-Chairs of Iowans for Hillary today.

"It is a tremendous honor to have the support of these great Iowans in my effort to bring change and lead our nation forward," said Clinton. "These leaders bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our campaign."

"Senator Clinton is ready to hit the ground running on her first day in the Oval Office," said State Senator Roger Stewart of Preston. "She is the most qualified candidate to be President."

"Hillary Clinton's experience makes her the best person to lead us out of the war in Iraq, make health care a reality for millions of uninsured Americans and restore America's standing in the world," said former Lieutenant Governor Sally Pederson.

The 25 Co-Chairs are:

  • Des Moines Activist Tom Baccam
  • State Senator Bill Dotzler of Waterloo
  • Former Dallas County Democrats Chair Mickey Carlson and
  • Activist Pam Duffy
  • Agency Activist Bonnie Eggers
  • State Senator Gene Fraise of Fort Madison
  • Mayor Kay Halloran of Cedar Rapids
  • Past-President of Iowa College Democrats and University of Iowa Democrats Megan Heneke of Spirit Lake
  • Bloomfield Activist Cheryll Jones
  • Donnellson Labor Activist John Kemper
  • Des Moines Community and Business Leaders Bill Knapp and Susan Knapp
  • State Representative Mark Kuhn of Charles City
  • State Representative Mary Mascher of Iowa City
  • Former Lieutenant Governor candidate Dr. Andy McGuire of Des Moines
  • AFSCME President of Local 3000 Miguel Moreno and Activist Juanita Moreno of Glenwood
  • Former Lieutenant Governor and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Sally Pederson
  • Cedar Rapids Activist Alfred Ramirez
  • President of Hawkeye Labor Council and Cedar Rapids City Council Member Justin Shields
  • State Senator Roger Stewart of Preston
  • Former Iowa First Lady Christie Vilsack
  • State Representative Roger Wendt and former educator Anita Wendt of Sioux City

The campaign previously named former Governor Tom Vilsack as a National Co-Chair and Bonnie Campbell and Jerry Crawford as Midwest Co-Chairs.

Hillary Clinton, Hillary Clinton Campaign Press Release - Clinton Names Iowa Campaign Co-Chairs Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/293112

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