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2005 Episodes

Reporters Roundtable (December 30, 2005 - #3317)

Borg: 2005 SLIPS AWAY. 2006 IS UPON US. WE'LL HIGHLIGHT THE POLITICAL CARRYOVER IN THE NEW YEAR. IT'S A REPORTERS ROUNDTABLE ON THIS... Read Transcript

State Attorney General Tom Miller (December 23, 2005 - #3316)

Borg: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, TOP PRIORITY TOPICS WHEN IOWA'S LEGISLATURE RECONVENES. PERSPECTIVE FROM STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL TOM MILLER... Read Transcript

Robyn Mills and Arthur Neu (December 16, 2005 - #3315)

Borg: A PRISON BREAK RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT BUILDING A NEW PENITENTIARY. WE'LL QUESTION IOWA BOARD OF CORRECTIONS MEMBERS ROBYN MILLS AND... Read Transcript

Scott Raecker (December 9, 2005 - #3314)

Yepsen: AT THE IOWA STATEHOUSE, THE COUNTDOWN TO THE LEGISLATIVE SESSION OF 2006 CONTINUES. WE DISCUSS THE AGENDA WITH THE NEW CHAIRMAN... Read Transcript

Patricia Quinlisk and Tommy Thompson (December 2, 2005 - #3313)

Borg: HOPING FOR THE BEST; PREPARING FOR THE WORST. IOWA JOINS THE NATION IN ANTICIPATING NATURAL DISASTERS AND THE POSSIBILITY OF PANDEMIC... Read Transcript

Governor Tom Vilsack (November 25, 2005 - #3312)

Borg: CRAFTING A LEADERSHIP LEGACY. GOVERNOR TOM VILSACK SETS PRIORITIES FOR THE IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY DURING HIS FINAL YEAR AS... Read Transcript

IA Secretary of State Chet Culver (November 18, 2005 - #3311)

Borg: THE VALUE OF A NAME: THE SON OF FORMER U.S. SENATOR JOHN CULVER, IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE CHET CULVER, IS CAMPAIGNING TO BE GOVERNOR OF... Read Transcript

Reporters Roundtable (November 11, 2005 - #3310)

Borg: TESTING THE WATER. IOWANS WATCH AND LISTEN AS CANDIDATES FOR GOVERNOR, CONGRESS, THE LEGISLATURE, AND PRESIDENT TEST THEIR MESSAGES... Read Transcript

Senator Keith Kreiman and Representative Lance Horbach (November 4, 2005 - #3309)

Borg: SEGREGATION BY LAW. IOWA'S NEW LAW DEFINING WHERE REGISTERED SEX OFFENDERS MAY NOT RESIDE BEGINS TO BITE. IOWA LEGISLATORS ARE BEING... Read Transcript

Michael Blouin (October 28, 2005 - #3308)

Borg: ANOTHER HAT IN THE RING. THIS PAST WEEK MICHAEL BLOUIN MADE IT OFFICIAL. HE WANTS DEMOCRATS TO MAKE HIM THEIR CANDIDATE FOR... Read Transcript

Republican Steve Roberts and Democrat Rob Tully (October 21, 2005 - #3307)

Borg: CAMPAIGN CHATTER. IOWANS HEAR APPEALS FROM CANDIDATES FOR PRESIDENT, CONGRESS, GOVERNOR, AND THE LEGISLATURE. WE'LL GET... Read Transcript

State Representative Ed Fallon (October 14, 2005 - #3306)

Borg: THE CAMPAIGN FOR GOVERNOR OF IOWA CONTINUES AS CANDIDATES STAKE OUT THEIR POSITIONS AND PROFILE THEIR DIFFERENCES IN THE GUBERNATORIAL... Read Transcript

State Senator Jack Kibbie and Bruce Rastetter of Hawkeye Renewable Fuels (October 7, 2005 - #3305)

Borg: IOWA'S CORN, SOYBEANS AND WIND... WHAT ROLE DO THEY HAVE IN SUPPLYING THE NATION'S ENERGY NEEDS? WE'LL QUESTION STATE SENATOR JACK... Read Transcript

Secretary Of Agriculture Patty Judge (September 30, 2005 - #3304)

Borg: SWITCHING OFFICES AT THE IOWA STATEHOUSE. AGRICULTURE SECRETARY PATTY JUDGE WOULD LIKE TO MOVE INTO THE GOVERNOR'S SUITE, BUT FIRST... Read Transcript

Bob Vander Plaats (September 23, 2005 - #3303)

Two candidates want the Republican nomination for governor of Iowa. One of them is Bob Vander Plaats of Sioux City. We'll question him on this... Read Transcript

Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (September 16, 2005 - #3302)

Borg: GOVERNING ARKANSAS. COULD IT AGAIN BE A ROAD TO THE WHITE HOUSE? WE'LL DISCUSS THOSE PROSPECTS AND MORE WITH ARKANSAS REPUBLICAN... Read Transcript

Iowa Political Reporters (September 9, 2005 - #3301)

Borg: HURRICANE KATRINA CHANGED THE LANDSCAPE: PHYSICALLY ALONG THE GULF COAST; POLITICALLY, NATIONAL AND IOWA IMPLICATIONS.... Read Transcript

Jim Hightower (July 29, 2005 - #3247)

Borg: IN TODAY'S ENVIRONMENT OF SUPERHEATED POLITICAL DISCOURSE, TEXAN JIM HIGHTOWER MAKES HIS POINTS WITH WIT AND POPULIST HUMOR. HE'S OUR... Read Transcript

Iowa Statehouse Reporters (July 22, 2005 - #3246)

Yepsen: THE 97TH NATIONAL GOVERNORS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING IS NOW HISTORY, AS CHIEF EXECUTIVES FROM ACROSS THE COUNTRY CAME TO IOWA TO... Read Transcript

Governor Tom Vilsack (July 15, 2005 - #3245)

Borg: IOWA ROLLS THE RED CARPET. STATE GOVERNORS MEET THIS WEEKEND IN DES MOINES, HOSTED BY IOWA'S TOM VILSACK. HE'S OUR GUEST ON THIS... Read Transcript

Mike Blouin (July 8, 2005 - #3244)

Borg: GUIDING IOWA... MIKE BLOUIN CONSIDERS WHETHER HE CAN DO IT BETTER AS GOVERNOR, RATHER THAN DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR. WE'LL QUESTION HIM... Read Transcript

Iowa Political Journalists (July 1, 2005 - #3243)

Borg: A MEMORABLE FOURTH OF JULY FOR IOWA FELONS WHO HAVE SERVED THEIR SENTENCES. GOVERNOR TOM VILSACK USES INDEPENDENCE DAY TO RESTORE... Read Transcript

Iowa Senate Co-President Jeff Lamberti (June 24, 2005 - #3242)

Borg: IT'S HAPPY NEW YEAR. IOWA'S FISCAL YEAR BEGINS JULY 1. THERE'S A NEW BUDGET, A NEW EXPERIMENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM FOR THE NEEDY... Read Transcript

Iowa Senator Mike Gronstal (June 17, 2005 - #3241)

Yepsen: THE FIRST SESSION OF IOWA'S 81ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS HISTORY, BUT THE POLICY IMPLICATIONS CONTINUE TO BE ANALYZED. WE DISCUSS... Read Transcript

Michael Gartner (June 10, 2005 - #3240)

Glover: WITH FOUR NEW MEMBERS, THE IOWA BOARD OF REGENTS HAS A NEW LOOK TO IT, INCLUDING A NEW PRESIDENT TO DIRECT IOWA'S THREE PUBLIC... Read Transcript

Republican Congressman Steve King (June 3, 2005 - #3239)

Borg: DEFYING THE WHITE HOUSE. ALTHOUGH THE PRESIDENT THREATENS A VETO, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES PASSES LEGISLATION TO EXPAND STEM CELL... Read Transcript

Reporters' Roundtable (May 27, 2005 - #3238)

Borg: CONFLICT TO COMPROMISE. WHO WON... WHO LOST IN IOWA'S NEW BUDGET? IS A POLITICAL PRICE COMING DUE? IOWA STATEHOUSE REPORTERS... Read Transcript

Newt Gingrich (May 20, 2005 - #3237)

Borg: VIEWING CONGRESSIONAL CONFLICT FROM THE SIDELINES. A FORMER SPEAKER OF THE U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES REMAINS A POTENT REPUBLICAN... Read Transcript

Iowa Senator Tom Harkin (May 13, 2005 - #3236)

Borg: IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE, A PARTISAN SHOWDOWN. THE FILIBUSTER MAY BE A CASUALTY. COMMENTS ON THAT AND OTHER ISSUES FROM IOWA... Read Transcript

Governor Tom Vilsack (May 6, 2005 - #3235)

Borg: SHARED POWER IN THE IOWA LEGISLATURE YIELDS GRIDLOCK. REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS SEEK COMPROMISE WITHOUT CAPITULATION. PERSPECTIVE... Read Transcript

Iowa Congressman Jim Leach (April 29, 2005 - #3234)

Borg: IN WASHINGTON, ETHICS SHADOWS, CONGRESSIONAL PARTISAN CONFLICT, A NEW WRINKLE ON SOCIAL SECURITY REFORM. ASSESSMENTS FROM IOWA... Read Transcript

Senate Leaders Jeff Lamberti and Mike Gronstal (April 22, 2005 - #3233)

Borg: INNOVATIVE FINANCING OF HEALTH CARE FOR THE POOR, PROPERTY TAX REFORM, THE DEATH PENALTY FOR SEXUAL PREDATORS WHO KILL, SOME OF THE... Read Transcript

Iowa Statehouse Reporters Discuss Iowa's 81st General Assembly (April 15, 2005 - #3232)

Yepsen: THE FIRST SESSION OF IOWA'S 81ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY IS WINDING DOWN. WITH TWO WEEKS REMAINING, SOME IMPORTANT ITEMS REMAIN ON THE... Read Transcript

Senate Judiciary Committee Members Keith Kreiman and Chuck Larson (April 8, 2005 - #3231)

Borg: A LITTLE GIRL IS MURDERED AND EMOTIONS RUN HIGH. IOWA LAWMAKERS CONSIDERING SEX OFFENDER LAWS BALANCE PUBLIC SAFETY AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS. WE'LL DISCUSS THE ISSUES WITH SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE MEMBERS KEITH KREIMAN AND CHUCK LARSON ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Former Vice-Presidential Candidate John Edwards (April 1, 2005 - #3230)

Borg: REESTABLISHING PRESENCE AND PROFILE: FORMER U.S. SENATOR AND UNSUCCESSFUL VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOHN EDWARDS IS BACK IN IOWA. IS IT AN EARLY STATEMENT ABOUT ANOTHER RUN FOR PRESIDENT? A VISIT WITH JOHN EDWARDS ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley and the Bush Administration (March 25, 2005 - #3229)

Borg: IN THE EYE OF THE STORM, IOWA SENATOR CHARLES GRASSLEY HAS A MAJOR ROLE IN MOVING POLITICALLY SENSITIVE BUSH ADMINISTRATION PRIORITIES THROUGH THE U.S. SENATE. WE'LL QUESTION HIM ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Senate's Democratic Leader Mike Gronstal (March 11, 2005 - #3228)

Borg: THE FOCUS NARROWS. IOWA LEGISLATORS, WITH THE HELP OF A FUNNEL DEADLINE, HAVE DECIDED WHICH PENDING BILLS SURVIVE FOR POSSIBLE FLOOR DEBATE. INSIGHT FROM THE SENATE'S DEMOCRATIC LEADER, MIKE GRONSTAL, ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Republican Leader Stewart Iverson (March 4, 2005 - #3227)

Borg: COMPROMISE AND COLLABORATION, THERE'S MORE OF IT IN THE IOWA SENATE THESE DAYS AS DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS SHARE POWER. WE'LL QUESTION REPUBLICAN LEADER STEWART IVERSON ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

The 2006 State Spending Plan (February 25, 2005 - #3226)

Borg: CRAFTING A BUDGET: TESTY RHETORIC AT THE IOWA STATEHOUSE OVER THE 2006 STATE SPENDING PLAN. WE'LL QUESTION APPROPRIATIONS CHAIR BILL DIX AND BOB DVORSKY ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Ways and Means Committee Working on a New State Budget (February 18, 2005 - #3225)

Borg: IOWA LAWMAKERS ARE WORKING ON A NEW STATE BUDGET AND REVENUE TO FUND IT. GETTING THAT REVENUE IS CALLED WAYS AND MEANS. WE'LL QUESTION WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE CHAIRS JAMIE VAN FOSSEN OF DAVENPORT AND JOE BOLKCOM OF IOWA CITY ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

The Bush Administration's Proposed Budget (February 11, 2005 - #3224)

Borg: BUDGET DOWNLOADING… STATES SUCH AS IOWA COMPLAIN THAT THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION'S PROPOSED BUDGET IS BIG ON RESPONSIBILITIES, SHORT ON... Read Transcript

Election Success in Iraq (February 4, 2005 - #3223)

Borg: ELECTION SUCCESS IN IRAQ . SOME SEE A FLICKER OF DEMOCRACY AND SAY IT'S TIME TO SCHEDULE U.S. TROOP WITHDRAWAL. COMMENTS FROM IOWA 'S SECOND DISTRICT CONGRESSMAN JIM LEACH ON THIS EDITION OF " IOWA... Read Transcript

Michael Blouin, Director of the Iowa Department of Economic Development (January 28, 2005 - #3222)

Yepsen: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REMAINS A MAJOR ISSUE AT THE IOWA STATEHOUSE. HOW TO GROW IOWA IS THE PRIORITY ON THE TABLE FOR MICHAEL BLOUIN, DIRECTOR OF THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Political Journalists Analyze Governor's Bold Agenda (January 14, 2005 - #3220)

Borg: A CALL TO ACTION: IOWA GOVERNOR TOM VILSACK SETS A VISION AND TELLS LEGISLATORS "LET'S GET TO WORK." POLITICAL JOURNALISTS ANALYZE THE BOLD AGENDA ON THIS EDITION OF "IOWA... Read Transcript

Iowa Legislative and Political Reporters (January 7, 2005 - #3219)

IOWA PRESS #3219 Borg: A NEW IOWA GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVENES MONDAY. COMMENTS ON THE NEW LEGISLATIVE SESSION FROM THE SPEAKER OF THE IOWA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SIOUX CITY REPUBLICAN CHRISTOPHER RANTS, ON THIS EDITION OF 'IOWA... Read Transcript

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