Four More Years for Vilsack
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack is the projected winner of Iowa's gubernatorial
race, based on early returns. The Democratic incumbent is expected
to retain his seat, beating challenger Doug Gross by a decisive
margin. Official results will be posted when available.
(11/05, 11:30pm EST)
Press: Campaign 2002
Complete coverage of the
race for governor, Senate, House and other key political matters
on the ballot this fall from the award-winning Iowa Press team.
Includes searchable video, debate transcripts, background and
-- From Iowa Public Television
Gross Blast Bioengineered Crop Ban
Update: The Biotechnology Industry
Organization [BIO], bowing to pressure from food processing companies
and consumer groups, announced that it will ban the cultivation
of certain genetically manipulated crops in specified areas of
the country, including Iowa.
Democratic Gov. Tom Vilsack and Republican challenger Doug Gross
immediately denounced the policy, saying it is not based on good
science and will hurt Iowa farmers. (11/1)