September 19th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The Obama campaign is planning parties to celebrate the opening of offices and phone banks in Iowa. Celebrations are scheduled for Tuesday at offices in Cedar Rapids and Sioux City. Organizing for America Iowa spokesman John Kraus said Monday that celebrations are being planned for other Iowa offices this week. They are in Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Dubuque, Iowa City and Waterloo.