Lawmakers in the House of Representatives are back in their home districts for a recess this week. After seeing the reception some of their colleagues got in previous town hall-style meetings following the election of Donald Trump, most House Republicans are skipping them.
But a handful are diving in headfirst.Read More
U.S. Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, met a hostile crowd Monday night in his hometown while fielding questions on topics ranging from health care and immigration to school vouchers and climate change.
He took the podium to a mix of cheers, boos and applause from a crowd of about 1,000 at Dubuque Senior High School. After making an introductory statement, Blum took questions from crowd members selected at random during the town hall event.Read More
Voters confronted Congressman Rod Blum on a number of issues, including healthcare during a much-anticipated event at Dubuque Senior High School.
About 1000 people packed into the Nora Gym at Senior High School. As Congressman Blum gave his opening remarks people in the audience quickly began interrupting him.Read More