posted on July 18, 2014 06:27 PM
On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests include Republican political strategist David Kochel and Democratic political strategist Jeff Link. We discuss the high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa, as well as other notable races and political news.
Dean Borg is host moderator alongside reporters Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and James Lynch, political writer for The Gazette.
posted on July 18, 2014 03:38 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel says viewers see through the cynical distortion of Joni Ernst's positions highlighted in a negative ad from political action committees. Democratic strategist Jeff Link argues that it isn't cynical to use video of Ernst stating her own positions during the...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:52 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link both predict a close race between Rep. Bruce Braley and State Sen. Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate. Link says his team expected from the beginning that it would be a close race and although Ernst started the general election...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:47 PM
Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the video of Bruce Braley referencing an Iowa farmer becoming chair of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has been featured in several television commercials, and that it will probably be in 15-20 more before the election. He says Braley apologized for the...
posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM
Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King.
Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;...
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posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing...
posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass...
posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM
Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a...