Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, left, speaks with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell prior to a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference at Encore hotel-casino Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012,

 

              Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, left, speaks with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell prior to a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference at Encore hotel-casino Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012,
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, left, speaks with Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell prior to a panel discussion during the 2012 RGA Annual Conference at Encore hotel-casino Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ronda Churchill)