Rep. Abby Finkenauer represents Iowa’s 1st congressional district, which covers the northeastern part of the state. Finkenauer previously served in the Iowa state House, having first been elected in 2014. In her time serving in elected office, Finkenauer has become known as a staunch defender of working families and a vocal advocate for women.
In 2015, Finkenauer visited Israel and gained an appreciation for Israel’s security needs and the special relationship between the United States and Israel. She understands that a two-state solution is the only way to ensure Israel’s secure future as a Jewish and democratic state, and she is committed to supporting US leadership in peace negotiations as a Member of Congress.