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Mike Whalen was the Republican Party nominee in the 2006 congressional election for the First Congressional District of Iowa (map). He unsuccessfully ran against Democrat Bruce Braley to replace Rep. Jim Nussle, who ran for governor.
Mike Whalen was born on May 27, 1954. He received his bachelors degree from the University of Illinois in 1975. He also holds a law degree from Harvard University, graduating with honors in 1978. He gained fame by starting Heart of America Restaurants and Inns (HOARI), owner of several hotels and restaurants (including the Iowa Machine Shed chain) in the Midwest.
Meet the Cash Constituents
- Summary campaign contribution data from the Center for Responsive Politics on their Open Secrets IA-01 election profile page
- Detailed campaign contribution data from the Federal Elections Commission for Mike Whalen
Committees and Affiliations
More Background Data
Articles and Resources
- Whalen for Congress, official campaign site.
Local blogs and discussion sites
- Whalen v Kennedy Heats up Iowa's 1st Congressional District Race, Quad City Times.
Campaign contact information
Phone: Toll free: (866) 648-MIKE
Local: (563) 323-MIKE
Fax: (563) 383-0606
Mail: P.O. Box 750
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722