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Weaker inflation data caused the markets to close higher…we’ll check all the numbers in just a bit. As if you didn’t have enough to worry about the rates on federal student loans…are about to go up. Drug maker Novartis says…we made a mistake….how? We’ll share. Share holders of a gun manufacturer voted to do something quite astounding…We’re in Washington D. C. as part of the Greater DSM Partnership annual citizen lobbying and information program called..DMDC2018
It was a busy day here in Washington D.C. on Day Two of the Greater Des Moines Partnership annual DMDC trip. Here I'll recap some of the highlights of our congressional meeting from this morning and this afternoon. Sen. Charles Grasley (R-IA), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) and Congressman David Young (R-IA) spoke to nearly 200 in attendance and I'll hit the high points. Then at noon we heard from Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass) who share ideas and suggestions and actually stood and took many questions. Click through and listen!