FIve Iowa Lawmakers Back Senator Barack Obama


Heckroth, Rielly endorse Obama Mon 7.16.2007 2:12 PM
Sen. Bill Heckroth, a Waverly Democrat, today announced his support
for Barack Obama for president.

Heckroth is the fifth state lawmaker to endorse Obama. Last week, Sen.
Tom Rielly, an Oskaloosa Democrat, also announced his endorsement for
Obama, an Illinois senator.
Heckroth today noted that Obama's "refusal to accept money from"
political action committees or federal lobbyists "prove to me he'll
bring much needed change to Washington D.C."

Other key Iowa endorsements: Reps. Tyler Olson of Cedar Rapids and
Elesha Gayman of Davenport. State Sen. Robert Dvorsky of Coralville.
Also, Attorney General Tom Miller and Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald.

In June:
Dvorsky endorses Obama Thu 6.28.2007
Sen. Bob Dvorsky, a Coralville Democrat, has endorsed Barack Obama for

"Senator Obama had the wisdom to oppose the war in Iraq from the
beginning and the courage to speak out against it when other
politicians wouldn't," Dvorsky said in a statement. "He has spent his
time in the U.S. Senate fighting to bring our troops home, and I
believe he's our best hope to bring an end to the war in Iraq and
start focusing on diplomatic solutions."