Axne, Ernst team up on levee legislation

KMA Land: Axne, Ernst team up on levee legislation December 19, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Bipartisan efforts continue in Washington to aid communities like Hamburg in securing adequate flood prevention structures. On Wednesday, Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne and Iowa Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation in Congress to give communities and the U.S. Army Corps…

Grassley, Ernst, Axne hail USMCA agreement

KMA Lands: Grassley, Ernst, Axne hail USMCA agreement December 10, 2019 Mike Peterson (Washington) — Congressional representatives across KMAland are celebrating a deal reached on the United States-Mexico-Canada agreement. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the deal with the White House on the modified USMCA Tuesday morning. Pelosi’s announcement came roughly an hour after House Democrats…

Axne pushes biodiesel tax credit extension

KMA Land: Axne pushes biodiesel tax credit extension December 4, 2019 Mike Peterson With time running out for Congress this year, Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is calling for continuing an important tax credit for renewable fuel production. The West Des Moines Democrat is among those calling for the U.S. House to pass the Biodiesel Tax…

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…