Cindy Axne Rode In On 2018's Blue Wave. Now, Is The Tide Going Out? : The NPR Politics Podcast Rep. Cindy Axne was elected in a Democratic wave year from Iowa's 3rd congressional district. Now, she faces a tough reelection fight against Republican Zach Nunn. The campaigns have largely eschewed talking about local issues in favor of more national topics like inflation and abortion access.

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Cindy Axne Rode In On 2018's Blue Wave. Now, Is The Tide Going Out?

Cindy Axne Rode In On 2018's Blue Wave. Now, Is The Tide Going Out?

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Cindy Axne speaks during a "Get Out the Vote" rally at Corinthian Baptist Church on November 4, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Cindy Axne speaks during a "Get Out the Vote" rally at Corinthian Baptist Church on November 4, 2018 in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Rep. Cindy Axne was elected in a Democratic wave year from Iowa's 3rd congressional district. Now, she faces a tough reelection fight against Republican Zach Nunn. The campaigns have largely eschewed talking about local issues in favor of more national topics like inflation and abortion access.

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