Iowa 1st District Democratic hopeful Abby Finkenauer of Dubuque has landed three more unions endorsements.
The Heat & Frost Insulators & Allied Workers Local 81, United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Boilermakers Local 83 joined 10 other unions in endorsing Finkenauer.
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Abby Finkenauer led all Iowa congressional candidates in fundraising for the final three months of 2017, collecting more than $300,000 in her challenge to incumbent U.S. Rep. Rod Blum.
Elected to Iowa’s State House of Representatives at 25, the first-generation college grad was raised by union parents; as an adult, she’s become an advocate for paid family leave and affordable child care.
In 2018, Abby Finkenauer — a state legislator who hails from a union family and is challenging GOP Rep. Rod Blum — is the Democrats’ best hope to make a comeback in the state’s delegation.
Into the breach has stepped State Representative Abby Finkenauer. She’s racked up some big union and elected official endorsements, becoming the favorite for the nomination over other contenders…
…the Freedom Caucus member voted for repeal of the 2010 health care law, which could hurt him in an Iowa district that twice voted for President Barack Obama by double digits.
Finkenauer would make for a jarring contrast with Blum, who is more than twice her age and personally wealthy. This is shaping up to be another highly competitive race.
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