Speaker of the House Pelosi to Tour Iowa Damage


By Becky Ogann

PARKERSBURG (AP) - U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is coming to Iowa to tour areas damaged by the summer's severe weather.

California Democrat Pelosi will tour flood damage in Des Moines early Monday before heading to northeast Iowa for a walk through Parkersburg. While there, she will look at rebuilding efforts after a May tornado that destroyed about a third of the town.

She will then take part in a driving tour of flood damage in Waterloo, Cedar Falls and the Sinclair elevator area near New Hartford. After visiting northeast Iowa, she also tour damage in Cedar Rapids.

Pelosi will be joined during the day by Gov. Chet Culver and Reps. Bruce Braley and Dave Loebsack.

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