Hillary Clinton returning to Iowa State Saturday with Gabby Giffords


Emily Blobaum/Iowa State Daily

Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks  at an organizing event Tuesday, Jan. 12 at Benton Auditorium. She stated that this election serves as a turning point for our nation’s future. “The economy does better when we have a democrat in the White House,” she said. 

Alex Hanson

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will make a stop at Iowa State University this Saturday during the final weekend of campaigning before the Iowa Caucus.

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, Nasa Astronaut Mark Kelly, will join Clinton at the event. Giffords and Kelly have been strong advocates for tighter gun restrictions after Giffords was shot at an event in her district in 2011.

Details about the event, which is free and open to the public, are below:

WHO: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., and her husband, Nasa Astronaut Mark Kelly.

WHAT: Ames Get Out the Caucus Event with Hillary

WHEN: 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. Doors open at 10:15 a.m.

WHERE: Howe Hall, Iowa State University, 537 Bissell Road, Ames

RSVP for the event at at HillaryClinton.com.

Clinton’s latest stop in Ames will come just a week after she held a campaign rally at Iowa State.