Kaine to visit C.R. Kirkwood campus Wednesday
James Q. Lynch
CEDAR RAPIDS — Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine will return to the Cedar Rapids area Wednesday to discuss Hillary Clinton’s vision for economic fairness and creating an economy that works for everyone, according to the Clinton campaign. He is expected to highlight her 100-day jobs plan.
Kaine is scheduled to speak at 11 a.m. at the Michael JH. Gould Recreation Center, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW. Doors will open at 9 a.m.
Tickets are free, but people who want to see the candidate are asked to RSVP at https://www.hillaryclinton.com/events/view/6Q7BWC4H65RLKHI4/.
Virginia Sen. Kaine visited Cedar Rapids in 2014 to campaign for 1st District Rep. Bruce Braley, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate. Kaine, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with veterans to talk up Braley’s record on veterans’ issues.
Kaine, who has an aunt and uncle who live in Fort Madison, rode in RAGBRAI in 1996 and campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008 as well as for Clinton in the run-up to the 2016 caucuses.