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Hinson on Republican Party and suburban women: ‘Words matter’

Ashley Hinson works the grill at the Iowa State Fair. (Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call).

Ashley Hinson thinks she can bridge the divide between the Republican Party and suburban women. “I am one,” she said.

The Iowan, currently a state lawmaker, is running for Congress in the 1st District. “Words matter,” she told Roll Call on Thursday, as Rep. Steve King’s inflammatory comments about rape and incest continued to roil the Iowa State Fair.

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