Real Estate executive Theresa Greenfield (D), who was planning to run in the 3rd Congressional District last year until her nominating petitions contained falsified signatures causing her to withdraw, announced yesterday that she will return to the political wars and run for the US Senate. Ms. Greenfield is the first person to come forward in this race with wherewithal to raise sufficient funding to conduct a statewide campaign.
Originally, the Democratic leadership attempted to recruit former Governor and US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack into the race, and then went to freshman Rep. Cindy Axne (D-West Des Moines) when he said no. Rep. Axne has already announced that she will seek re-election to the House.
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