Dr. Glenn Hurst: Iowa Democrat running for Grassley’s Senate seat

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Part 1: Dr. Glenn Hurst: Iowa Democrat running for Grassley’s Senate seat

Three Iowa Democrats are running in the primary for the right to take on U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley in 2022.

  • Abby Finkenauer
  • Dave Muhlbauer
  • Glenn Hurst

Finkenauer, a former congresswoman, has received U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne’s endorsement for Senate.

Muhlbauer, a farmer and former Crawford County supervisor, was the first Democrat to declare his campaign for U.S. Senate.

Hurst is a physician who owns a private medical practice in Minden, Iowa. He is also the medical director for three nursing homes. Hurst says he is very active in the Iowa Democratic Party, serving as the chair of the Iowa Democratic Party Rural Caucus.

Hurst calls himself a “bold progressive” and is a supporter of Medicare for All. He says that label separates himself from the other Democrats in the race.

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