Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop at Ottumwa home
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 01:07:45 GMT — One of the most well-known political candidates made a stop in Ottumwa on Tuesday.Hillary Clinton announced her candidacy about three months ago.In that time, she's been hosting small events in an effort to find out the issues.Her stop at an Ottumwa home was small scale as well; it hosted only about 60 people.Clinton says she's learned a lot about what's important to potential voters during those mini-visits.She discussed one of the most common issues that were raised during her small visits to Iowa, "I started in Davenport, went across the state, I ended in Council Bluffs. Literally from my first meeting in Davenport to my last meeting in Council Bluffs people raised substance abuse, and untreated mental health," said Clinton.In her speech that lasted just about 30 minutes, she addressed her plan to keep the economy growing, provide affordable education, and Iowaâ??s positive impact on renewable energy."Iowa is making a transition but the rest of the country is not. And we need to change the tax incentives, we need to continue the production tax credits, we need to be investing in solar and wind and advanced biofuels, and yes, energy efficiency and there are millions of jobs if we do that right," said Hillary Clinton.Clinton wrapped up her visit by referencing her experience as Secretary of State and her goal to improve US relations around the world before asking questions and interacting with attendees.The home Hillary visited belonged to Nancy and Dennis Emanuel.Nancy is a retired nurse and former instructor at Indian Hills Community College and her husband Dennis is a lawyer.