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Rep. Dave Loebsack Reflects On Career In U.S. House

Dave Loebsack
Charlie Neibergall
In this Oct. 24, 2012, file photo U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, campaigns in Davenport, Iowa.

Dave Loebsack was first elected in the blue wave midterm election of 2006 and has been representing Iowa's 2nd Congressional District ever since. River to River host Ben Kieffer speaks with Loebsack about his career in politics and what the future holds for the congressman.

Loebsack announced his retirement in April 2020, after serving seven terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

His replacement will be Rita Hart (D) or Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R).


Rep. Dave Loebsack, Democrat representing Iowa's 2nd Congressional District

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River