Blum http://iowapublicradio.org en Ben Lange and Rod Blum both hope to represent GOP in 1st District Congressional race http://iowapublicradio.org/post/ben-lange-and-rod-blum-both-hope-represent-gop-1st-district-congressional-race <p style="margin-left: 0.5in;">In next Tuesday&rsquo;s primary election, two Republicans are seeking the party&rsquo;s First District Congressional nomination. Independence attorney Ben Lange and Dubuque businessman Rod Blum are campaigning for a chance at denying incumbent&nbsp; Democrat Bruce Braley a fourth term representing the newly-configured northeast Iowa district.</p> Wed, 30 May 2012 20:12:40 +0000 Dean Borg 2412 at http://iowapublicradio.org Ben Lange and Rod Blum both hope to represent GOP in 1st District Congressional race