The University of Iowa

Loebsack to speak at "political tailgate? on foreign policy Oct. 2

September 29th, 2010

From University News Services

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack will share his foreign policy views during an Iowa City Foreign Relations Council (ICFRC) “political tailgate” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in Room 2520-D in the University Capitol Centre, on the second floor above Express.

This lecture continues the ICFRC’s long election-year tradition of inviting political candidates from every party to speak with the public.

Loebsack is serving his second term in the U.S. House of Representatives. He represents Iowa’s Second Congressional District. He serves on the House Education and Labor Committee and the House Armed Services Committee. Loebsack is running against Mariannette Miller-Meeks.

The tailgate menu will include bratwursts, meat or vegetarian chili, several side dishes and coffee, tea and mints.

The cost is $8 for members and $9 for nonmembers. The deadline to RSVP is Friday, Oct. 1 by noon. People may also RSVP via e-mail to by noon Oct. 1 and pay at the door.

For more information, call 319-335-0351.

The ICFRC is a nonprofit community organization that seeks to promote understanding of international issues by hosting community forums with informed speakers from around the world. ICFRC is housed within and supported in part by International Programs at the University of Iowa.