Democrats rally in Shen candidates meeting

(Shenandoah) — Candidates running in key federal, state and local races in the November general election assembled in Shenandoah Tuesday night for an important event. Democrats from several southwest Iowa counties packed the Depot Restaurant’s back room for a “Conversation With the Candidates.” Cindy Axne, Democratic nominee in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, was among the…

Democrats outraise GOP incumbents in Iowa races for Congress

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New data shows Democrats recently outraised Republicans in two closely watched Iowa congressional races, though those GOP incumbents have more available cash to spend. Fundraising totals released this week for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District in northeast Iowa shows Democrat Abby Finkenauer raised more than $605,000 between May 17 and June…