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District Profile: In Iowa, An Iraq War Veteran Takes On A Republican Incumbent05:42
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Republican presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talks with Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, right, before walking in a Fourth of July parade in Urbandale, Iowa in 2015. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)
Republican presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal talks with Rep. David Young, R-Iowa, right, before walking in a Fourth of July parade in Urbandale, Iowa in 2015. (Charlie Neibergall/AP)
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In Iowa's 3rd Congressional district, Democrat Jim Mowrer, an Iraq War veteran, is challenging Republican incumbent David Young, who is trying to win a second term.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with O. Kay Henderson, news director at Radio Iowa, about the race and its importance.

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O. Kay Henderson, news director at Radio Iowa. She tweets @okayhenderson.

This article was originally published on August 11, 2016.

This segment aired on August 12, 2016.

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