Photos: Joey Gale
Members of the Des Moines community were invited to attend the Ronald Reagan Dinner on Saturday night. The event took place in the Iowa Events Center’s Hy-Vee Hall. Those in attendence listened to Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul speak.
Santorum promised social and fiscal conservatism when he spoke at the dinner. Gingrich revealed his campaign strategy. Perry discussed not only the federal budget but also how he wanted to cut down government spending. Paul took his stance against the U.S. Department of Education as well as the income tax, war and overspending. Bachmann spoke about her experiences fighting government spending.