Get to Know a Battleground: Iowa

Iowa was the site of President Obama's sudden rise into the political spotlight, and in 2012 he'll look to recapture that energy. If the main issue of this election is the economy, Iowa offers a notable exception to the recession's doldrums: It has the best economy of any swing state by far, reporting the nation's fourth-lowest unemployment rate in September (tied with Oklahoma) and has been relatively untroubled by foreclosures. It's the economic opposite of another battleground state --...Full Story
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