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Barbara Rodriguez

Des Moines, IA
State Government and Politics Reporter — Associated Press
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State government / politics reporter for @AP in Iowa. Trying to ask better questions. Tips? bcrodriguez(at)ap(dot)org / DMs are open.

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For what it’s worth, I’m at a dive bar in Iowa and no one has acknowledged there’s a government shutdown. The TV is turned to Animal Planet.
"We will also work with Rep. Baltimore to get him the help and support that he needs at this time.” (2/2)
House Speaker Linda Upmeyer just released the following statement: "Drunk driving is unacceptable behavior for anyone, let alone a state legislator. We will work through this issue and take appropriate action quickly." (1/2)
Rep. Chip Baltimore, a Republican lawmaker in the Iowa House, was arrested this morning on suspicion of drunken driving and possessing a firearm while under the influence. #ialegis
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