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U.S. Senate candidate says he'll stay and work in Iowa


SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) It's a crowded field of candidates in the race for the republican nomination for Tom Harkin's seat in the U.S. Senate.

One of the five candidates, is Matt Whitaker, who is a former U.S. Attorney.

Whitaker says unlike other lawmakers, he plans to live in Iowa, if elected.

"I'm going to be in the communities. I've already said that I would do, like Senator Grassley does, and that is a 99 counties every year, have a town hall, listen to voter concerns and serve them better. But, I'm going to continue to live and work in Iowa and commute to Washington, D.C.," said Matt Whitaker (R) U.S. Senate Candidate.

The Republican primary is June 3rd.  Also on the ballot, Sam Clovis, Joni Ernst, Mark Jacobs and Scott Schaben.

The winner will face Bruce Braley, who is the only Democrate running for the seat.

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