It's in the form of a major multi-city bus tour in Iowa led by International Association of Fire Fighters president Harold Schaitberger. Sen. Chris Dodd will join Schaitberger at three stops.

"The bus tour is all about rallying the troops, just like we did for Kerry in ’03 and ’04," an IAFF spokesman says. "It’s all about getting fire fighters to attend the caucus and influence the outcome, just like they did for Kerry in ’04."

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