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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

State Senator Rob Hogg is considering running for U.S. Senate in 2016 -- for the seat currently held by longtime Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley.

Hogg is a Democrat and is currently serving his third term in the Iowa Senate. He represents Cedar Rapids. He previously served two terms in the Iowa House.

Hogg is passionate about the environment and even wrote a book about climate change. He calls climate change the "challenge of our century."

He says if he runs he would focus on the economy, public health and safety, strengthening Social Security and Medicare, and working on climate change.

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