No More Bus Envy Over Obama's Iowa Big Rig

If it's about going big or going home, only four of the seven Republican presidential candidates really have a shot at the 2012 nomination. That's because "going big" refers to driving in style to Iowa's campaign destinations. Check out the buses used by candidates Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney and other options. 

  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Bachmann-Bus-1.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Bachmann_Bus

    Rep. Michele Bachmann is on a mission to visit each of the state’s 99 counties.    
    Michele Bachmann for President
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/romney-bus.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    romney_bus

    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has finished up a three day bus tour in New Hampshire and is returning to Iowa.
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Gingrich_bus.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Gingrich_bus

    Newt's 'Jobs and Growth' bus tour is making stops all through Iowa this week as he makes his final pitch to Iowa voters.  
    Fox News
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Rick-Perry-campaign-bus.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Rick Perry campaign bus

    After a four day hiatus, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has restarted his Iowa bus tour and continues to argue he is the 'authentic conservative' in the GOP race.  
    AP
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/paul_minivan_reuters.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    paul_minivan_reuters

    No bus needed as Rep. Ron Paul continues to draw large crowds at his town meetings in Iowa and hopes to shake up the GOP race with a victory in Iowa on Jan. 3rd.   
    Reuters
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/huntsman_minivan.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    huntsman_minivan

    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, who decided to forego Iowa altogether, takes a much more moderate approach to campaign travel than some of his fellow candidates.   
    AP
  • https://a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2018/09/918/516/Obama-Bus.jpg?ve=1&tl=1

    Obama Bus

    President Obama's motorcade makes its way through Iowa earlier this summer. The $1.1 million taxpayer-funded bus made headlines earlier this year when Obama went on a tour through the Midwest to talk about the economy and jobs.
    AP
Image 1 of 6