The State of American Politics: Obama, the New Presidential Dynamic, and the Dilemma for the GOP

Wednesday, March 18, 2009
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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Congressman James Leach came to campus during the 2008 school year to serve as the Inaugural Matsui Lecturer. Congressman Leach served 15 terms representing Iowa's 1st and 2nd districts from 1976-2007. After 30 years as a Republican Congressman from Iowa, Representative Leach broke party ranks and endorsed Democrat Barack Obama for the presidency.