Kara Eastman is a mother, social worker, non-profit executive and small business owner. She’s running against Republican Congressman Don Bacon in Nebraska’s second congressional district. In 2018, Kara lost by two points (less than 5,000 votes) in an R+4 district. Despite her success, the DCCC recruited a candidate to run against her in 2020. In 2018, the DCCC supported former Rep. Brad Ashford, who had a record as an anti-choice state legislator.