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Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa)

posted on September 19, 2014 06:59 PM

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) Play Video Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will look back at last weekend’s 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry, discuss the 2014 elections and look ahead to what Senator Harkin still wants to accomplish in his final months in office. Joining Harkin at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and James Lynch, political writer for The Gazette.

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Sen. Harkin: "This healthcare bill is working."

posted on September 19, 2014 06:19 PM

Sen. Harkin: Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin admits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had a bumpy start, but he says the bill is working, because 7.3 million Americans who didn't have insurance are now covered. He says he advised every Democrat running for office to go out and tell voters about the positive things the ACA... Watch Story

Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run

posted on September 19, 2014 06:17 PM

Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he wouldn't be surprised either way if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president or passes on the opportunity. He says he had private conversations with her during her recent visit to Iowa. "I think this is weighing heavily on her," he said. Watch Story

Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy

posted on September 19, 2014 04:36 PM

Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he has serious reservations about the U.S. plan in Syria. He also says U.S. allies in the region need to step up and do more. He singled out Saudi Arabia, in particular, as not doing enough. Watch Story

Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs

posted on September 5, 2014 06:41 PM

Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs Play Video Iowa Democratic Party chair Scott Brennan and Republican Party of Iowa chair Jeff Kaufmann are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the state of each party, the 2014 elections, and look ahead to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining Brennan and Kaufmann at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

Brennan: Harkin Steak Fry won't be Clinton campaign kickoff

posted on September 5, 2014 04:35 PM

Brennan: Harkin Steak Fry won't be Clinton campaign kickoff Play Video Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, says he expects the 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry will be a chance to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin, not an unofficial launch of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Brennan says the Clintons' appearance will help make it an energizing... Watch Story

Kaufmann: Iowa Republicans will have event in Summer 2015

posted on September 5, 2014 04:34 PM

Kaufmann: Iowa Republicans will have event in Summer 2015 Play Video Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, says the party will have an event in the summer of 2015. However, he stops short of saying that it will be the traditional Ames Straw Poll, which some Republicans have suggested doing away with. Watch Story

Party chairs evaluate Braley/Ernst U.S. Senate race

posted on September 5, 2014 04:34 PM

Party chairs evaluate Braley/Ernst U.S. Senate race Play Video Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, and Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, both say they're comfortable with how their party's U.S. Senate candidate is performing at this point in the campaign. Brennan says he knew it would be a close race, because both... Watch Story

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