posted on December 17, 2014 07:18 PM
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.
posted on December 19, 2014 03:54 PM
Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says one of the most important things for freshman Representatives and Senators to learn is the importance of listening to both constituents and colleagues. He says a lot more could get done in Washington, D.C., if lawmakers got rid of the rhetoric, listened...
posted on December 19, 2014 03:50 PM
Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) is good friends with House Speaker John Boehner. Latham says Boehner knows that there's an "opportunity of a lifetime" in the next two years, and that if history is going to treat him well and treat this Congress well, something very significant needs to be done.
posted on December 19, 2014 03:43 PM
Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says he's very proud of the expansion of USDA facilities in Ames, help for constituents and making National Guard members eligible for TRICARE when not deployed. He says his biggest regret is never getting a grand bargain done to address Social Security...
posted on December 19, 2014 01:08 PM
Representative Tom Latham (R – Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Rep. Latham’s 20-year career representing the 3rd, 4th and 5th congressional districts as he concludes his last term in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Joining Latham at the Iowa Press...
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posted on December 17, 2014 04:44 PM
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...
posted on December 17, 2014 04:39 PM
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...
posted on December 17, 2014 04:36 PM
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...