Politics To make up ground, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris doubles Iowa investment

19:40  19 september  2019
19:40  19 september  2019 Source:   desmoinesregister.com

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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign staff announced Thursday morning that they are going to double their resources in Iowa, adding another 60 organizers and opening 10 new offices around the state.

In total, the influx of staffers puts 125 organizers in Iowa. Campaign Manager Juan Rodriguez said the added workers are new to the campaign — not coming from another state. The investment also raises the number of campaign offices from seven to 17.

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The move reflects a need to finish strong in Iowa, Communications Director Lily Adams said during a Thursday morning conference call. Harris, who will be in Iowa from Thursday afternoon through the Polk County Steak Fry on Saturday, will also tour the state every week in October.

"The emphasis is on Iowa," Adams said. "We've got to put Iowa first."

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The announcement comes two days after a Wall Street Journal/NBC News Poll placed Harris in fifth, with 5% of voters saying she was their first choice. (The poll put former Vice President Joe Biden first with 31%.) In June, a Des Moines Register/Mediacom/CNN Iowa Poll found that Harris was also in fifth, with 7% of participants picking her first.

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She plans to double the size of her Iowa ground operation from 65 to about 120 “We want to make sure we have a strong top-three finish,” said Rodriguez, arguing that it would give her a “slingshot” into the next contests in New Hampshire and particularly into South Carolina and Super Tuesday, which

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On Thursday, Harris, of California, will be in Coralville at 4:15 p.m. and in Cedar Rapids at 6:30 p.m. She will then visit Waterloo and Cedar Falls on Friday, followed by an appearance at an LGBTQ-focused forum at Coe College in Cedar Rapids at 7:15 p.m.

Harris will then march with striking McDonald's workers Saturday morning, followed by an appearance at the Polk County Steak Fry.

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