Former State Rep. is second Democrat to announce run against Sen. Chuck Grassley

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has another potential challenger for his re-election bid.
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 8:44 AM CDT
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BURLINGTON, Iowa (KCRG) - A former Iowa State Representative announced he is running for U.S. Senate against Chuck Grassley.

Bob Krause, of Burlington, made the announcement Wednesday night, pledging that his campaign will elevate the “Battle of Ideas.”

Krause served in the Iowa General Assembly from 1973 to 1979.

He’s currently the president of a veterans’ charity called the Veterans National Recovery Center.

Krause is the second person to announce a run against Senator Grassley.

Former U.S. Representative Abby Finkenauer is also running.

Grassley announced he is seeking reelection. He is Iowa’s longest serving senator.

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