With former US Rep. Abby Finkenauer (D) likely headed for the US Senate race freshman Iowa Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-Marion) won’t face her in a re-match, but state Sen. Liz Mathis (D-Hiawatha) confirms that she is considering running for the US House and will make her intentions known in late July.
Ms. Hinson, a former news anchor in the Cedar Rapids media market, defeated then-Rep. Finkenauer, 50-47%. Ms. Mathis is a three-term state Senator and, like Rep. Hinson, is also a former news anchor in the Cedar Rapids market. Both women now hail from the Cedar Rapids suburbs, the 1st District’s largest population anchor.
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