1. Cindy Axne Rode In On 2018's Blue Wave. Now, Is The Tide Going Out? NPR 15:02

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.

This episode: political correspondent Susan Davis, political correspondent Danielle Kurtzleben, and senior political editor and correspondent Ron Elving.

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