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2008 Episodes

Belt Tightening: State Auditor David Vaudt (December 26, 2008 - #3617)

State Auditor David Vaudt (R) gives insight on the extent of State budget problems. Joining him are Des Moines Register Political Columnist David... (27:46) Read Transcript

The Buck Stops Here: Gov. Chet Culver (December 19, 2008 - #3616)

Gov. Chet Culver discusses this week's $91 million budget reduction, a response to the deteriorating world economy and its effect on State Revenues.... (27:45) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable: Fiscal Rollbacks (December 12, 2008 - #3615)

With Iowa's current budget and budget for 2010 under pressure, Capitol reporters give insight and discuss the fiscal ramifications of the Governor's... (27:46) Read Transcript

Financial First Aid: Rep. Bruce Braley (1st District) (December 5, 2008 - #3614)

Rep. Bruce Braley (1st District) discusses challenges facing the upcoming 111th Congress. Joining Braley at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... (27:46) Read Transcript

New Faces in New Places: Representative Kraig Paulsen (November 28, 2008 - #3613)

State Representative Kraig Paulsen (R-Hiawatha), the newly elected minority leader of the Iowa House of Representatives, discusses the 2009 Iowa... (27:46) Read Transcript

Restoring Confidence: Dr. Neil Harl, ISU Economist (November 21, 2008 - #3612)

Neil Harl, ISU Emeritus Professor of Economics, gives perspective on the global economic chaos draining business and family assets. Joining him are... (27:43) Read Transcript

Projecting Power: Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (D) (November 14, 2008 - #3611)

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal gives insight on the upcoming legislative agenda. Joining Gronstal at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean... (27:45) Read Transcript

Voters Speak: GOP leaders Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler (November 7, 2008 - #3610)

Iowa GOP activist Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler give Introspective analysis on the Republican parties future following the 2008 elections. Joining... (27:45) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable: Final Remarks (October 31, 2008 - #3609)

With just 3 days left until the election, Capitol Reporters offer pre-election analysis. Reporters Charlotte Eby, Kay Henderson, Jeneane Beck, and... (27:46) Read Transcript

Legislative Leaders: Rep. Kevin McCarthy & Rep. Christopher Rants (October 24, 2008 - #3608)

Reporters Kay Henderson of Associated Press and David Yepsen of the Des Moines Register question Iowa Legislative Leaders Rep. Kevin McCarthy & Rep.... (27:46) Read Transcript

18 Days: U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill) (October 17, 2008 - #3607)

U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill), one of the national co-chairs of the presidential campaign of Senator Barack Obama, discusses the election and the... (27:44) Read Transcript

Living History: Political Scientists Dianne Bystrom and Don Racheter (October 10, 2008 - #3606)

Capitol reporters and political scientists discuss 08 election campaigns. Reporters are Mike Glover of Associated Press and David Yepsen of the Des... (27:46) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable: Bailout! (October 3, 2008 - #3605)

Congress votes on the economic bailout, and Presidential Campaigns react to a new set of circumstances. Reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson,... (27:45) Read Transcript

Election Preparations: Secretary of State Michael Mauro (September 26, 2008 - #3604)

Capitol reporters join Iowa Secretary of State Michael Mauro for a discussion about election preparations. Reporters are Mike Glover of Associated... (27:46) Read Transcript

Academic Perspective: Board President David Miles and Regent Bonnie Campbell (September 19, 2008 - #3603)

With the 2008-2009 academic year 2 months underway, Capitol reporters get assessments from Iowa Board of Regents President David Miles and Bonnie... (26:45) Read Transcript

2008 Campaigns: Jerry Crawford (D) & Mike Mahaffey (R) (September 12, 2008 - #3602)

Capitol reporters join Jerry Crawford (D-Des Moines) and Mike Mahaffey (R-Montezuma) for a discussion about 2008 campaigns. Reporters are Mike... (27:45) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable: Elections Looming (September 5, 2008 - #3601)

With the National conventions completed and elections looming, capitol reporters give their analysis on the shape of things to come. Reporter's are... (27:46) Read Transcript

New GOP Leaders, Steve Scheffler and Kim Lehman (July 25, 2008 - #3547)

Capitol reporters interview newly elected Iowa GOP Leaders, Steve Scheffler and Kim Lehman. Reporters are Mike Glover of Associated Press and David... (27:45) Read Transcript

Rebuilding Iowa: Gov. Chet Culver (July 18, 2008 - #3546)

Capitol reporters interview Governor Chet Culver about post-flood recovery and rebuilding efforts. Reporters are Mike Glover of Associated Press... (27:46) Read Transcript

Convention Fever: Stewart Iverson & Scott Brennan (July 11, 2008 - #3545)

State Republican Chairman Stewart Iverson and State Democratic Chairman Scott Brennan on organizing efforts and the upcoming party conventions.... (27:46) Read Transcript

Danny Homan (AFSCME) & Ken Sagar (IFL) (July 4, 2008 - #3544)

Capitol reporters discuss the role of labor in upcoming elections with Danny Homan, President of AFSCME Iowa Council 61 and Ken Sagar, New... (27:45) Read Transcript

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (June 27, 2008 - #3543)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa Senate Majority Leader, Mike Gronstal, (D) Council Bluffs on flood recovery matters -- including the possibility... (27:44) Read Transcript

Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey (June 20, 2008 - #3542)

In the wake of the recent flood disaster, Sec. Bill Northey discusses the damage, scope, and options for recovering Iowa farm crops. Reporters are... (27:45) Read Transcript

Kevin McCarthy on Flood Disaster (June 13, 2008 - #3541)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on matters of the Floods of '08. The reporters are Mike Glover of Associated... (27:45) Read Transcript

Christopher Reed (June 6, 2008 - #3540)

Capitol reporters interview winner of the Iowa GOP Senate primary, Christopher Reed. Reporters are Mike Glover of Associated Press and David... (27:44) Read Transcript

Reporters Roundtable: Upcoming Primary Elections (May 30, 2008 - #3539)

Reporters comment on the upcoming June 3rd primaries and campaign nuances. Reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Jeneane Beck, and Charlotte Eby... (27:44) Read Transcript

New Procedures for Primary and General Elections Discussion with Michael Mauro (May 23, 2008 - #3538)

Michael Mauro, Iowa’s Secretary of State, discusses new procedures in place for primary and general elections in the state, including the June 3... (27:46) Read Transcript

David A. Vaudt - Auditor of Iowa (May 16, 2008 - #3537)

David Vaudt, Iowa's state auditor, discusses the mission of the auditor's office and current state finances and accountability. Topics of... (27:46) Read Transcript

Goals and Initiatives of the University of Iowa (May 9, 2008 - #3536)

Iowa Press reporters interview Sally Mason, president of the University of Iowa. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa; Jeneane Beck, Iowa Public... (27:45) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable: Awaiting Decisions (May 2, 2008 - #3535)

As the current 100 day legislative session comes to a close, reporters Mike Glover, Kay Henderson, Jeneane Beck, and Charlote Eby analyze pending... (27:45) Read Transcript

Campaign 2008 Discussion with Jerry Crawford and Mike Mahaffey (April 25, 2008 - #3534)

Political operatives Jerry Crawford (D-Des Moines) and Mike Mahaffey (R-Montezuma) discuss the campaign of 2008. Joining Crawford and Mahaffey at... (27:47) Read Transcript

Iowa Legislative Leaders Kevin McCarthy and Christopher Rants (April 18, 2008 - #3533)

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (D-Des Moines) and Rep. Christopher Rants (R-Sioux City) are the guests on Iowa Press. McCarthy is Majority Leader, and Rants... (27:47) Read Transcript

Sen Bob Dvorsky and Rep. Jo Oldson, Iowa Legislative Appropriations Chairs (April 11, 2008 - #3532)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa Legislative Appropriations chairs, Sen Bob Dvorsky and Rep. Jo Oldson. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa... (27:47) Read Transcript

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal (April 4, 2008 - #3531)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa and Mike Glover of Associated... (27:51) Read Transcript

Congressman Bruce Braley (March 28, 2008 - #3530)

Capitol reporters interview Congressman Bruce Braley who offers a progress report on the 110th Congress. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa and... (27:46) Read Transcript

2008 Legislative Session Discussion (March 21, 2008 - #3529)

This week's Iowa Press focuses on the Legislative Session of 2008 with a team of Iowa Statehouse Reporters - Mike Glover of the Associated Press,... (27:45) Read Transcript

Rep. Ro Foege & Rep. Linda Upmeyer (March 14, 2008 - #3528)

State Rep. Ro Foege and Rep. Linda Upmeyer are interviewed on the issue of extending health care to children who don't have health insurance.... (24:46) Read Transcript

State Representative Janet Petersen and State Senator Bill Dotzler (March 7, 2008 - #3527)

Capitol reporters interview State Representative Janet Petersen and State Senator Bill Dotzler on the issue of a state wide smoking ban.... (24:54) Read Transcript

Congressman Leonard Boswell (February 29, 2008 - #3526)

Capitol reporters interview Congressman Leonard Boswell. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa and Charlotte Eby of Lee Newspapers. Dean Borg... (27:45) Read Transcript

Iowa House Speaker Pat Murphy (February 22, 2008 - #3525)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa house Speaker, Pat Murphy. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa and Mike Glover of Associated Press. Dean... (27:47) Read Transcript

Rep. Christopher Rants (February 15, 2008 - #3524)

Capitol reporters interview Iowa house minority leader Chris Rants. Reporters are Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa and Mike Glover of Associated Press.... (27:46) Read Transcript

Reporter's Roundtable (February 8, 2008 - #3523)

On the February 8th edition of the Iowa Press host Dean Borg is joined by Capitol reporters Charlotte Eby, Lee Newspapers; Jeneane Beck, Iowa Public... (27:47) Read Transcript

Ed Fallon (February 1, 2008 - #3522)

An incumbent Congressman rarely gets challenged by someone in his own party but that is what's happening this year in Iowa's Third Congressional... (27:46) Read Transcript

Representative Dave Loebsack (January 25, 2008 - #3521)

Just back from a fact-finding trip to Afghanistan Iowa's Second District Congressman Dave Loebsack is facing emergency legislation for stabilizing a... (27:46) Read Transcript

Governor Chet Culver (January 18, 2008 - #3520)

Governor Chet Culver is the guest on Iowa Press. Culver will discuss his Condition of the State Address and the 2008 legislative session with Kay... (27:47) Read Transcript

A Preview of the New Legislative Session from Rep. Kevin McCarthy (January 11, 2008 - #3519)

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Democratic leader, gives a preview of and perspective on, the new legislative session. (27:43) Read Transcript

Reporters' Roundtable (January 4, 2008 - #3518)

Reporter's roundtable dissecting the caucus and previewing the New Hampshire primary races. Host Dean Borg is joined by political reporters David... (27:43) Read Transcript

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