Bill de Blasio Back in Iowa, This Time for HillaryCity Councilman Bill de Blasio of Brooklyn spent late 2003 and early 2004 traveling to Iowa as a volunteer to help his candidate at the time, John Edwards This article or section contains information about one or more candidates in an upcoming or ongoing election.
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Now he's back in the Hawkeye state Hawk´eye` State
1. Iowa; - a nickname of obscure origin.
Noun 1. Hawkeye State - a state in midwestern United States
IA, Iowa , helping fellow New Yorker Hillary Clinton compete in what has become a tough contest. "I think folks from Iowa, like people in New Hampshire New Hampshire, one of the New England states of the NE United States. It is bordered by Massachusetts (S), Vermont, with the Connecticut R. forming the boundary (W), the Canadian province of Quebec (NW), and Maine and a short strip of the Atlantic Ocean (E). , they're used to people coming in from the outside, probably more so than any other place in the country," de Blasio told me earlier this week from the city of Clinton (seriously), just north of Davenport.
"The outsiders are facilitators," he said.
De Blasio, who also managed Clinton's 2000 Senate campaign, thinks Iowa is significant for both New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of candidates, but for different reasons: "This could be a breakthrough moment for Hillary and a death knell death knell
something that heralds death or destruction
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He spoke modestly of his candidate's chances of winning, just as she has herself in recent days. "There's no one definition of victory—it's about expectations," he said, lowering expectations. "They're all going on to the next round. I don't think there's a single standard."
Asked to contrast his two Iowa experiences, he described the difference between Edwards’ surprising, under-the-radar late boom and Clinton’s systematically constructed base of support. "Edwards was surging in the final days,” he said. “I went out to Iowa City Iowa City, city (1990 pop. 59,738), seat of Johnson co., E Iowa, on both sides of the Iowa River; founded 1839 as the capital of Iowa Territory, inc. 1853. Among its manufactures are foam rubber, animal feed, paper, and food products. The city is the seat of the Univ. for that one. Helped organize a precinct that night. This time, for Hillary Clinton, there's a huge amount of staff and the organization is very developed. I'm here to back up and reinforce what people have been doing for months."