Young, Axne comment on Trump’s post-Putin statements

Candidates in Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District race are reacting to President Trump’s statements following his meeting with Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Trump and Putin held a two-hour closed door meeting in Helsinki, Finland earlier this week. Following the meeting, Trump complimented Putin in a news conference, and questioned U.S. intelligence findings regarding Russian collusion in…

Cook Political Report Moves Democrat Cindy Axne In Iowa’s 3rd District to “Toss Up”

(West Des Moines, IA) Today, Democratic nominee Cindy Axne’s campaign for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd District moved to “Toss Up” by Cook Political Report, a national nonpartisan online newsletter. The change makes Iowa’s 3rd District one of the country’s most competitive congressional races. This comes just days after Cindy Axne’s campaign released a record-breaking fundraising…

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…

Democratic Nominee Cindy Axne Leads Two-Term Congressman David Young by four Points In the First Poll of the General Election

(West Des Moines, IA) – Today, Cindy Axne, a fifth-generation Iowan, a small business owner and the Democratic nominee for Iowa’s 3rd Congressional District, released the first polling of the General Election showing her four points ahead of two-term Congressman Young. This comes just days after Cindy Axne released her record-breaking fundraising number of $650,000…

Democrat Cindy Axne will get a boost from DCCC’s national ‘Red to Blue’ list

Democrat Cindy Axne’s bid to unseat incumbent Republican David Young will get a boost from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee’s Red to Blue program. The program provides organizational, strategic and fundraising support to Democratic candidates running competitive campaigns against sitting Republicans in the U.S. House. Axne, 53, is a former state government official and a…

Cindy Axne Accepts KCCI/Des Moines Register Debate Invitation; Challenges David Young to Stop Ducking Debates

Cindy Axne to Rep Young: “Ducking debates is wrong. The voters deserve more.” (West Des Moines, IA) Today, Cindy Axne, Democratic nominee for Congress in Iowa’s 3rd District, accepted a debate invitation from KCCI-TV and the Des Moines Register and challenged Republican Rep. David Young to do the same. Last week, hours after Axne resoundingly…