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Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 5:25 PM

Iowa Legislative Preview (Full Program) (#128)
Full Program: When the legislators reconvene in Des Moines next Monday, which will be their most pressing issues? We preview the 2008 session, paying particular attention to small business issues, including affordable health care insurance for employees. 27:15 Read More »

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 11:54 AM

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)
The stature of renewable fuel in Iowa is unmatched anywhere else in America. But as Iowans gather at the caucuses how will the candidates' stances on the issue affect their choices? We examine what some say has been pandering, and others see as... Read More »

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

News Analysis: December 28, 2007 (#124)
Mary Tiffany and Carrie Giddins, communications directors for the Republican and Democratic Parties of Iowa, respectively, discuss alliances and accommodations that spring up across party lines during the Iowa caucuses. Read More »

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

History of the Iowa Caucus (#124)
What's the fuss about the Iowa caucuses? We explore the history, the process and the influence that the Iowa caucus has on the nation's body politic. 06:02 Read More »

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

How Does the Caucus Work? (#124)
For Democrats, the mechanics of selecting a nominee are not for the mathematically challenged. For an explanation we turn to the head chef of the Political Kitchen, Bob Singer, who utilizes commodities to illustrate caucus math. 05:49 Read More »

Issues in the Iowa Caucus (#124)

posted on December 31, 2007 at 10:16 AM

Issues in the Iowa Caucus (#124)
Two observers of the caucus process -- Todd Dorman, columnist with "The Gazette" in Cedar Rapids, and M.E. Sprengelmeyer, reporter for "The Rocky Mountain News" discuss caucus issues with host Paul Yeager. Read More »

News Analysis: December 17, 2007 (#122)

posted on December 21, 2007 at 5:01 PM

David Pitt of the Associated Press discusses the presidential campaigns' holiday ads and the campaigns in the final days in the runup to the Iowa caucuses. Read More »

Swift: One Year Later (#121)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 9:42 AM

Full Program: For the nearly 30,000 residents of Marshalltown, IA, December 12, 2006, was the day their town made national headlines for all the wrong reasons. While proponents of stronger immigration policies are heartened by the rollback of illegal... 27:50 Read More »

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Economics of College Sports (Full Program) (#122)
Full Program: Stadium build outs, sky boxes, 7-figure coaching salaries, and lucrative TV and endorsement deals have become staples of big time college athletics. So too have recruiting scandals, and scholarships to academically and socially-challenged... 27:48 Read More »

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)

posted on December 18, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Caucus Primer (Full Program) (#124)
Full Program: There are critics of Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses who complain the state wields undue influence in the selection of the next president. They complain the state is too rural, too white, too smart to be representative of the nation as the... 28:45 Read More »

News Analysis: December 17, 2007 (#121)

posted on December 17, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio and Ken Larson of the Marshalltown Times-Republican discuss the one-year anniversary of the Swift raids and the latest developments in the 2008 presidential campaign. Read More »

Immigration Issues in Iowa (#121)

posted on December 17, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Immigration Issues in Iowa (#121)
Iowa House Minority Leader Chris Rants and Sister Christine Feagan of Hispanic Ministries discuss the state of immigration in Iowa one year after the Swift raids in Marshalltown. Read More »

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)

posted on December 14, 2007 at 2:19 PM

Journalists Discuss Presidential Debates 2008 (#120)
Full Program: Iowa Public Television hosted The Des Moines Register presidential debates on Wednesday, Dec. 12 and Thursday, Dec. 13. To discuss the candidates and their appearance at the debates, The Iowa Journal brings together a panel of national... 28:01 Read More »

News Analysis: December 11, 2007 (#119)

posted on December 11, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio and Ken Larson of the Marshalltown Times-Republican discuss the one-year anniversary of the Swift raids and the latest developments in the 2008 presidential campaign. Read More »

News Analysis: December 3, 2007 (#117)

posted on December 4, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio discusses the latest developments in the 2008 presidential campaign and the start of the upcoming Iowa legislative session. Read More »
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