Biden stops by Davenport campaign office


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Originally Posted Online: Oct. 31, 2012, 2:08 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 31, 2012, 8:28 pm
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By Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com

Vice President Joe Biden talked with campaign workers in Davenport Wednesday night.

The vice president will speak at 11:45 a.m. today at West Middle School, 600 Kindler Ave., Muscatine. Doors open at 10 a.m. He will then speak in the Opera House at the Fort Dodge Museum in Fort Dodge where doors open at 2 p.m.

Both events are free and open to the public but tickets are required. Tickets are available at the Obama For American office at 1706 Brady St., Davenport, or at the Obama office at 1012 East 9th St, Muscatine.

A statement from the Obama campaign said the vice president will highlight early voting opportunities and discuss the president's vision for the next four years.

















 



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