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Ophthalmologist elected to Congress clearly sees import of US-Israel relationship

 

January 29, 2021

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa).

(JNS) - Following a district-wide recount, Republican Iowa State Sen. Mariannette Miller-Meeks won one of the closest races for a federal office in American history, defeating fellow state Sen. Rita Hart, a Democrat, by just six votes in the state's 2nd Congressional District in the Nov. 3 election for the U.S. House of Representatives to succeed retiring Democratic Rep. Dave Loebsack.

Miller-Meeks, 65, an ophthalmologist who won on her fourth try running for Congress, served as a nurse and physician in the U.S. Army as an active and reserve member. After being the first female faculty me...



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