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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the AARP Presidential Forum at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf, Iowa on Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (Olivia Sun/The Des Moines Register via AP) ** FILE **

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Democratic presidential candidate Joseph R. Biden has struggled to connect with progressive activists within the party. speaks during a presidential candidates forum sponsored by AARP and The Des Moines Register, Monday, July 15, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) (Associated Press)

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Congressman Steve King speaks to the media before his candidate forum at the Greater Des Moines Partnership office in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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Republican Sen. Joni Ernst holds a town hall meeting in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP) ** FILE **

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY JULY 1 AND THEREAFTER - In a Wednesday, June 14, 2017 photo, Mark Petersen runs an aquatic weed harvesting boat collecting curly-leaf pondweed in East Okoboji Lake. Invasive curlyleaf pondweed has been choking East Okoboji Lake, snarling boat propellers, burning up motors and shutting down swimming, tubing and other water sports in an area that depends on recreation.(Zachary Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR SATURDAY JULY 1 AND THEREAFTER -In a Wednesday, June 14, 2017 photo, curly-leaf pondweed in is seen East Okoboji Lake. near Orleans, Iowa. Invasive curlyleaf pondweed has been choking East Okoboji Lake, snarling boat propellers, burning up motors and shutting down swimming, tubing and other water sports in an area that depends on recreation.(Zachary Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS - This May 22, 2017, photo shows a GoPro camera attached to the rear of the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's "data bike" taking a shot every two seconds. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS - In this May 22, 2017, photo, spokesman Gunnar Olson shows off the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization's new "data bike" equipped with sensors and a GoPro camera in Des Moines, Iowa. (Zach Boyden-Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017, AT 12:01 A.M. CDT.- A herd of goats has been brought in to eat non-native plants at Calhoun Park in Ames Monday, May 15, 2017. (Zach Boyden Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP )

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FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017, AT 12:01 A.M. CDT.-A herd of goats has been brought in to eat non-native plants at Calhoun Park in Ames, Iowa, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Zach Boyden Holmes/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017, AT 12:01 A.M. CDT.- A herd of goats has been brought in to eat non-native plants at Calhoun Park in Ames, Iowa, Monday, May 15, 2017. (Zach Boyden-Holmes /The Des Moines Register via AP )

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FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 2017, AT 12:01 A.M. CDT.-A herd of goats has been brought in to eat non-native plants at Calhoun Park in Ames Monday, May 15, 2017. (Zach Boyden-Holmes /The Des Moines Register via AP)

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Des Moines fire officials responded to a deadly fire at an apartment complex in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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Firefighters responded to a deadly fire at an apartment complex in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (Rodney White/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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In this Monday, May 15, 2017 photo, a dog looks out of its cage inside the Des Moines animal control facility in Des Moines, Iowa. Des Moines' animal control facility is ill-equipped to handle even the current load of animals coming through its doors, according to a study released this month, raising questions about how it will handle an expected surge in the pet population as the city grows. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP )

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 22 - In this April 11, 2017 photo, Isabel Conn speaks with immigrant families during a program on, at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, APRIL 22 - In this April 11, 2017 photo, Isabel Conn speaks with immigrant families during a program on, at North High School in Des Moines, Iowa. (Bryon Houlgrave/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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Iowa State's Monte Morris watches the NCAA men's basketball tournament selection show Sunday, March 12, 2017, in Ames, Iowa. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)

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Drake women's NCAA college basketball head coach Jennie Baranczyk watches her team play against Evansville at the Knapp Center in Des Moines, Iowa., Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Drake became perhaps the unlikeliest team to enter the Top 25 this season when it sneaked in at No. 25 on Monday.(Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP )

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Caitlin Ingle, from left, Lizzy Wendell, head coach Jennie Baranczyk and Cortni Rush pose for a portrait during Drake girls' basketball media day in Des Moines, Iowa, Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Drake became perhaps the unlikeliest team to enter the Top 25 this season when it sneaked in at No. 25 on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. (Rachel Mummey/The Des Moines Register via AP )