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In Rural Iowa, Distance Makes Health Care Sign-Ups A Challenge
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Soil erosion after five inches or more of rain fell in one hour across portions of Western Iowa in 2013. USDA Natural Resources Conservation hide caption

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Iowa Supreme Court Justice David Wiggins, right, faces a retention vote Nov. 6. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Another Iowa Judge Faces Ballot Box Battle Due To Same-Sex Marriage Ruling
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Rep. Paul Ryan, who has been chosen by Mitt Romney to be his running mate on the GOP ticket, greeting supporters Sunday in his home state of Wisconsin. Ryan will be in Iowa today. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama meets with Jason and Ali McLaughlin and their son, Cooper, while visiting their home in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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President Obama tours Conveyor Engineering and Manufacturing in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Wednesday. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Taking His Economic Message On The Road, Obama Touts Factory Jobs In Iowa
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