Iowa congresswoman admitted to hospital

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(ABC 6 News) – Iowa congresswoman Ashley Hinson is in the hospital, according to her Chief of Staff.

In a brief statement released on Monday morning, Jimmy Peachock, Hinson’s Chief of Staff said the congresswoman was admitted to UnityPoint St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Sunday evening where she’s being treated for a kidney infection.

Peacocks said that Hinson is “looking forward to being back on the road soon”, and “appreciates the prayers and well wishes.”

Hinson, a Republican from Marion, Iowa is running for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District in northeast Iowa. She faces Democratic state Senator Liz Mathis in the November 8 election.

The two are scheduled to debate Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m. on Iowa PBS.