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All the information provided on iowapoliticalmercury.com is for general information and news purposes only and is the expressed opinion of myself, Douglas Burns (Iowa Political Mercury) and not others. This includes (but is not limited to) my membership organizations, clients and/or employers. Iowa Political Mercury does included stories written by other editors. The author’s name will always be displayed with their article.

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I, Douglas Burns of Iowa Political Mercury, reserve the right to change the focus of the blog, to shut it down, sell it, or change the terms of use at my own discretion.

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Thank you for taking the time to understand these terms.

Douglas Burns
Iowa Political Mercury