Obama's visit also got Iowa talking about wind energy. Tax credits for wind turbines are set to expire at the end of this year, which could cost Iowa some jobs. Obama wants to see the credits renewed, but his opponent, Mitt Romney, opposes the tax breaks. I spoke to local leaders about what wind energy means for Iowa.
President Obama spoke to a crowd of more than 800 at Oskaloosa's Nelson Pioneer Farm Tuesday, talking jobs, healthcare, and wind power. The visit was part of a 3-day campaign tour of Iowa that took him from Council Bluffs to Davenport.
President Barack Obama stopped in Oskaloosa Tuesday morning as part of his three-day bus tour of Iowa. Oskaloosa has welcomed a sitting president once before. Way back in 1903 on Tuesday, April 28, then President Theodore Roosevelt, was in town to dedicate the city's brand new Y.M.C.A.