Tom Vilsack for President?
Democratic Iowa governor Tom Vilsack has announced that he's running for president. For the short, punchy version, see the "Traveling Tom" (travelingtom.com) website from the IA GOP.
Vilsack supporters seemed to have forgotten about the CIETC scandal unfolded while he was campaigning in New Hampshire. The Vilsack team will not be able to bury the scandals and failures in Iowa on the national level. Just as Dukakis had Willie Horton, look for Ramona Cunningham to become to become a national household word for the Vilsack campaign.
That also points out that, according to the AP, Iowa had 5000 illegal aliens in 1990 and 65,000 in 2004. Vilsack only became governor in 1998, but he no doubt played a large role in whatever gains occured over the past six years: