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Posted August 3, 2011
Rand Paul reschedules Iowa tour; includes stop in Cedar Rapids

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has rescheduled his Iowa tour on behalf of his father, U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, who is seeking the Republican nomination for president.

Sen. Rand Paul

Rep. Ron Paul

The candidate and the senator will make a two-day, five-stop campaign tour in Iowa Aug. 9 and 10.  At the five joint events, the junior senator from the Commonwealth of Kentucky will introduce his father, the 12-term Congressman from Texas’s 14th District.

In addition, the night prior to the first day of the Pauls’ two-day tour, Congressman Paul will make a visit to Fairfield, Iowa to mingle with area voters.

The duo’s visit is the first known instance of an incumbent U.S. House member campaigning for the presidency alongside his son, an incumbent U.S. senator.

Here’s the schedule:

Aug. 9 – 7 p.m., Ron Paul, Town Square – Central Park, Fairfield

Aug. 10 (Both Pauls) 10 a.m., meet-and-greet, Prime ‘n Wine, 3000 4th Street SW (Hwy 18), Mason City;

Noon, Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center, 205 W. 4th St., Waterloo

3 p.m., Clarion Hotel and Convention Center, 525 33rd Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids

7 p.m., Iowa Ballroom, Des Moines Marriott Downtown, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines

Aug. 11 (Both Pauls) – 9 a.m., Hilton Garden Inn, 1325 Dickinson Ave., Ames

For more information, visit www.RonPaul2012.com.

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