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The President: An affordable education is ‘at the heart of the American Dream’ By KRUI News Reporter Betsy Penisten Blue skies cleared the way for President Obama’s arrival in Iowa Wednesday morning, April 25th. President Obama aboard Air Force One touched down at the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids just minutes before noon. While the President spent a brief moment with supporters before heading into Iowa City to discuss college affordability, a sea of black and gold flooded into the University of Iowa Field House anxiously awaiting the President’s arrival. The President’s remarks were scheduled at 1:20 p.m, … Continued

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By KRUI News Reporter Betsy Penisten Actor and Obama enthusiast, Kal Penn, dropped by Iowa City to help round up youth and local support for President Barack Obama’s campaign at the Greater Together Youth Summit held at the Sheraton Hotel in Iowa City. Penn has been the associate director for the White House Office of Public Engagement since 2009. He has served as a liaison with the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities as part of his position. KRUI News Reporter Betsy Penisten was able to ask Penn a few questions during his quick stop in Iowa City. Listen to … Continued

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