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Newton Daily News: “Hart says voices in rural Iowa matter, should be heard more”

Although their political ideals may have differed, Democrat Rita Hart said she learned an important lesson from her conservative leaning mother, who could only speak in a whisper after a heart sickness affected her early in life.

As a candidate for Iowa’s second congressional district and the former running mate to Iowa governor hopeful Fred Hubbell, Hart learned that sometimes the loudest voice in the room “is not the wisest voice” and that maybe she should lean in and listen to the person that’s struggling to be heard.