Politicians work Labor Day weekend

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Politicians work Labor Day weekend

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Senator Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after her speech at the Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, on Sunday, September 16, 2007.  Clinton told the crowd what her goals will be if she is elected to the White House.

Sarah O'Brien/The Daily Iowan Senator Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after her speech at the Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, on Sunday, September 16, 2007. Clinton told the crowd what her goals will be if she is elected to the White House.

Sarah O'Brien/The Daily Iowan Senator Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after her speech at the Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, on Sunday, September 16, 2007. Clinton told the crowd what her goals will be if she is elected to the White House.

Sarah O'Brien/The Daily Iowan Senator Hillary Clinton waves to the crowd after her speech at the Harkin Steak Fry in Indianola, Iowa, on Sunday, September 16, 2007. Clinton told the crowd what her goals will be if she is elected to the White House.


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Some presidential candidates are taking advantage of the three-day

weekend.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be back in the Hawkeye State for Labor Day weekend.

Sanders will kick off the weekend with a three-day stint in Iowa that started Thursday and will last until Saturday. The senator will stop in Cedar Rapids today, where he will hold an informational picket at Penford at 5 p.m. followed by a town meeting at 7 p.m.

Clinton will be in the state on Sept. 6 and Sept. 7 and have six different stops, with two in Cedar Rapids. On Sept. 6, she will have an organizing event at the home of Sen. Liz Mathis, D-Cedar Rapids at 5:30 p.m. The next day, Clinton will attend the Annual Hawkeye Labor Council AFL-CIO Labor Day picnic, which will start at 11:15 a.m.

O’Malley will also spend his Labor Day weekend in Iowa. He will kick-off his stay on Saturday in Altoona and will end his three-day tour on Sept. 7 in Iowa City, where he will attend the Iowa City Federation of Labor Picnic at 1 p.m.

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Democratic presidential candidates aren’t the only ones who will be in the state starting next week.

After finishing up a five-day visit in Iowa this past week, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will be back in Iowa on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. He will hold a town hall meeting in Davenport on Sept. 8 and a town hall meeting in Washington on Sept. 9.