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Democrat Abby Finkenauer wins Iowa District 1, is among youngest women ever elected to U.S. House

Abby Finkenauer stands for a portrait on her parent's property in Dubuque, Iowa Monday, June 4, 2018.
Lauren Justice for The Washington Post via Getty Images
Abby Finkenauer stands for a portrait on her parent's property in Dubuque, Iowa Monday, June 4, 2018.
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Democrat Abby Finkenauer wins Iowa District 1, is among youngest women ever elected to U.S. House

Democrat Abby Finkenauer beat Republican incumbent Rep. Rod Blum to take over Iowa's District 1.

Finkenauer, 29, beat Blum and will be among the youngest women ever elected to the House. Also elected on Tuesday was Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who was the youngest ever elected to Congress.

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