A presidential nominee who made a planned stop in the area this week has canceled their visit. Former Senator Rick Santorum scheduled a 10-city “Courage to Fight for American Jobs” tour starting yesterday. He was to visit Ainsworth, Burlington, Waukee and Marion starting yesterday with other cities are on the schedule for today and tomorrow across the state.
A spokesman for Mr. Santorum says a last-minute schedule change prompted the need for the canceled visit to Ainsworth. The former Republican Senator from Pennsylvania served from 1995 to 2007.