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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

posted on December 17, 2014 07:18 PM

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Play Video Senator Bernie Sanders (I – Vermont), who is considered a potential presidential candidate for 2016, is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Sen. Sanders’ political future, as well as some of the financial and environmental issues about which he’s passionate and outspoken. Joining Sanders at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for The Des Moines Register.

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Sanders: "If I run for president, I want to do it well."

posted on December 17, 2014 04:44 PM

Sanders: Play Video Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he needs a strong grassroots movement among people in all 50 states in order to have the support necessary for a viable presidential run. He acknowledges that it's difficult for an independent to do, but he says government has to start working for... Watch Story

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages

posted on December 17, 2014 04:39 PM

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages Play Video Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent who is considering running for president, says having a powerful family like Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton may be an advantage to gaining political office. But he says there's a lot of anger on both the right and left right now that not enough is... Watch Story

Sanders: Must transform energy system

posted on December 17, 2014 04:36 PM

Sanders: Must transform energy system Play Video Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he's not a fan of more and more oil production and the U.S. needs more sustainable energy. He applauds Iowa's growth in wind production, but he says he needs to look at ethanol a little more closely. He says his concern is that ethanol drives up food... Watch Story

Iowa State University President Steven Leath

posted on December 12, 2014 05:25 PM

Iowa State University President Steven Leath Play Video Iowa State University President Steven Leath is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the financial future of ISU and ongoing improvements to campus facilities amidst growing enrollment. Joining Leath at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kathie Obradovich,... Watch Full Episode

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

posted on December 12, 2014 03:32 PM

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says he is open to expanding the Big XII from 10 teams to 12, but only if they are the right schools. He says the conference is in no hurry. He also says the Big XII is inquiring with the NCAA about whether they could have a football... Watch Story

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving

posted on December 12, 2014 03:25 PM

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath canceled the annual VEISHEA celebration after violence erupted again in 2014. He says work is still being done to come up with ways to continue showcasing the university - the "good parts of VEISHEA," as he put it. He says students also realize now... Watch Story

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

posted on December 12, 2014 03:25 PM

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says basketball coach Fred Hoiberg made the right decision at the right time in choosing to suspend Bryce Dejean-Jones for one game following an arrest. Leath says he's available as a sounding board, but generally, he hires good people and gives... Watch Story

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