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Recap of the Iowa Ag Summit

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

I graded all of the candidate speakers at the inaugural Iowa Ag Summit on March 7 in Des Moines. Check them out here, and be sure to let me know what you think!

Grading the Candidates: Scott Walker

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Being the final speaker of the day is always tough but Governor Scott Walker does well, as expected:

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Grading the Candidates: Rick Santorum

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

The former Pennsylvania Senator came back to the Hawkeye State, where he won the caucuses three years ago, and impressed once more:

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Grading the Candidates: George Pataki

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

The former New York Governor addressed the Iowa Ag Summit and did quite well:

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Grading the Candidates: Lindsey Graham

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

The Senator from South Carolina brought a lot of laughs and made a lot of good points:

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Grading the Candidates: Ted Cruz

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

The first message to miss the mark today, although the Senator delivered it well as usual:

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Grading the Candidates: Rick Perry

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Former Texas Governor Rick Perry wowed the crowd at today’s Ag Summit:

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Grading the Candidates: Jeb Bush

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush continues the strong run of speeches at the Ag Summit:

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Grading the Candidates: Mike Huckabee

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Great delivery by former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee:

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Grading the Candidates: Chris Christie

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

I’m grading the performances of the speakers/candidates at the inaugural Iowa Ag Summit. First up: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie:

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