Opening Act: Council Bluffs

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Dec. 14 2011 8:03 AM

Opening Act: Council Bluffs

I'm en route to Iowa where I'll spend the day trailing Rick Perry in some conservative western towns. My colleague John Dickerson will be trailing Newt. If blogging is light, it's because actual reporting is afoot.

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.