Press Release | 10/21/16
Kim Endorsed by Iowa State Daily
Kim Weaver, Democratic Nominee for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, was endorsed Thursday, October 20th, by the Iowa State Daily in Ames.
In their editorial, the Daily stated “It’s time to elect Kim Weaver to the U.S. House of Representatives and leave behind our national embarrassment, Rep. Steve King.” While the publication pointed to several reasons for their endorsement, not surprisingly, they did point to the focus she’s placed on addressing the student debt crisis. “Weaver, an Iowa State alumna, acknowledges that student loan debt could very well be the next national financial crisis — a real concern for Iowa college students who experience among the highest debt in the country. She has several plans to reduce or eliminate student loan debt, including implementing a national volunteer program where graduates could volunteer in exchange for debt relief."
Weaver said in her own statement Friday morning, “I am beyond honored to receive the endorsement of the ISU Daily. As a lifelong Cyclone fan and graduate of Iowa State, having this as my first newspaper endorsement means so much to me. Thank you to the editorial board at the Daily for recognizing that I will work hard for the people of the 4th District!”
The Iowa State Daily is an independent, student run newspaper which circulates on Iowa State University campus.