BY CHUCK VANDENBERG
FORT MADISON – Congresswoman, and 2020 Presidential hopeful U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), will be stumping in southeast Iowa on Wednesday afternoon.
Gabbard, a Democrat who was first elected to Congress in 2012, will be at a meet-and-greet and Sub Arena beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The stop is part of an eight-city swing through Iowa this week including stops in Iowa City and Muscatine today. She spent time in the Des Moines metro area on Monday
Gabbard has served on the Homeland Security and Foreight Affairs committees in Congress and currently servies on the House Armed Services and Financial Services committes.
She is a 16-year veteran of the Army National Guard and is one of the first female combat veterans ever elected to Congress. She is currently a major in the Army National Guard.
Gabbard was also the vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee from 2013 to 2016.
Gabbard is also scheduled to be in Mt. Pleasant at 1 p.m. and Burlington at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.