WASHINGTON (CNN) — The last time Hillary Clinton was in Iowa, she was limping away from a disappointing third-place finish in the 2008 Iowa caucuses.
Republicans would like that memory of Clinton to stay.
The Republican National Committee is starting a concerted effort Friday to remind their supporters and reporters who will be covering Clinton in Iowa that the Hawkeye State has not always been friendly to the former secretary of state and first lady.
“As we have seen with her nose dive in the polls, the more Hillary turns to politics the less Americans like her,” RNC spokesman Kirsten Kukowski said in a statement. “It’s awkward considering she’s headed back to Iowa, the scene of her most stinging defeat.”
Clinton will return to Iowa on Sunday for the politically important Harkin Steak Fry, put on by longtime Sen. Tom Harkin. Thousands of guests expect to listen to her speak…
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