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Telegraph Herald: Blum faces hostile crowd during town hall in hometown

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.

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Sioux City Journal: Siouxland activists protest repeal of health care reform

Jackie Stellish said she finally found a use for her yoga mat.

The Sioux City woman was one of about 12 people lying flat on their backs on the sidewalk in front of the downtown Sioux City office for Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, Monday morning. 

"We are protesting Republican House members who passed the bill to repeal Obamacare," Stellish said, laying a new blue mat onto the sidewalk. "This is not good for (Iowa's 4th District) where approximately 300,000 people will be dropped due to preexisting conditions."

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