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Jindal, Cruz to headline September Iowa GOP event

by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department posted Aug 28 2014 10:21AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential prospects Ted Cruz and Bobby Jindal are planning to speak at an Iowa Christian conservative event in September.

Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition announced Thursday that Cruz, a Texas senator, and Jindal, the governor of Louisiana, are scheduled to speak at the Sept. 27 event planned at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

It's billed as a "family banquet" and is intended to charge up conservatives ahead of the Nov. 4 election. It's also expected to feature Iowa candidates, including Gov. Terry Branstad, who is seeking a sixth term.

Cruz and Jindal are among Republicans weighing 2016 presidential candidacies.

Both have made repeated visits to Iowa, which will begin the presidential nominating process with its caucuses. Social conservatives comprise a loyal core of the GOP caucuses' base.

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08/28/2014 10:21AM
Jindal, Cruz to headline September Iowa GOP event
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