Wed August 22, 2012
Is the Political Fringe Moving Into the Mainstream?
One of the wackier sideshows in Iowa’s political theater happened earlier this summer - when the Republican State Senate candidate in the 34th district declared the United States Government illegitimate, and dropped out of the race.
Randi Shannon then announced she was becoming a State Senator in something called the Republic for the United States of America. Iowa Public Radio’s Sandhya Dirks took a closer look at the political fringe.