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Speaker Boehner in eastern Iowa to campaign for Rod Blum

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HIAWATHA (KWWL) -

With Election Day next week, support for two GOP candidates in congressional races continue.

House Speaker John Boehner came to Hiawatha Monday campaigning for republican Rod Blum who is facing pat Murphy in a tight race for Iowa's 1st Congressional District.

Boehner spoke on the importance of electing Blum so he can help can change the direction the country's economy is going by having "common-sense reform for jobs."

"It really increases the enthusiasm and gets us pumped up so that we are able to tell our story, for any candidate," said DeeAnn Johnson, a Cedar Rapids resident.

Boehner immediately left Hiawatha to head to Davenport to campaign for Mariannette Miller-Meeks who's challenging democratic incumbent Dave Loebsack in the 2nd District.

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