DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) _ Senator Sam Brownback is trailing in the
polls and behind in fundraising.
Iowa holds the nation's first presidential primary, and the Kansas Republican is trying to revive his campaign. He is scheduled to appear in Des Moines Friday with Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden to offer a diplomatic solution in Iraq.
Brownback tells The Associated Press he's reaching out to Iowans who may not be typical Republican Party activists. Brownback says he will talk about the need to come together in a bipartisan fashion for a political solution in Iraq. And he thinks that message will resonate with Iowa voters who are tired of political bickering.
A recent poll puts Brownback in eighth place in Iowa, with 2 percent support.