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Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer

posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer Play Video Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King. Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;... Watch Full Episode

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare

posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems

posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard

posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a... Watch Story

Republican Congressional Candidate David Young

posted on June 27, 2014 04:59 PM

Republican Congressional Candidate David Young Play Video David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3 primary election, but he won the nomination on the fifth ballot at the district convention Saturday, June 21. Joining Young at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider

posted on June 27, 2014 04:47 PM

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says knowing how to hit the ground running in Washington, D.C., is an asset. He also says he's seen the bad and ugly parts of the nation's capital and is ready to take on those issues. Watch Story

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan

posted on June 27, 2014 04:44 PM

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses is necessary if there's going to be any change in the minimum wage. Watch Story

Young says he won't push social issues

posted on June 27, 2014 04:41 PM

Young says he won't push social issues Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says social issues are important to him personally, but he doesn't plan to push them in Congress. He does say that if Republicans gain a majority in the Senate and certain social issues are brought up at the federal level, he will... Watch Story

Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: "I have no idea."

posted on December 20, 2013 06:42 PM

Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he doesn't know right now if he would consider becoming a lobbyist after he leaves Congress at the end of this term. He says there are many opportunities, including possibly working for a charity, and he hasn't talked with his family about what will be his next step. Watch Story

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary

posted on December 20, 2013 06:40 PM

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he has never endorsed a candidate in a primary election, and he doesn't expect to endorse anyone in the 2014 Republican primary for the 3rd District Congressional seat he now holds. He says several Iowans have contacted him with interest in the seat. Latham says the... Watch Story

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside

posted on December 20, 2013 06:36 PM

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he had a conversation with his wife and family and decided it is the right time for him to step aside and give up his seat in Congress. He says it's an emotional decision because he loves the job, and he has considered it a great honor. Watch Story

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive)

posted on December 20, 2013 06:28 PM

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) Play Video U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Representative Latham discusses his decision to retire from Congress and not seek reelection in 2014. Watch Full Episode

Rep. King: I don't think there will be another gov't shutdown

posted on October 25, 2013 12:53 PM

Rep. King: I don't think there will be another gov't shutdown Play Video Rep. Steve King says he thinks there will be debate about upcoming budget issues and the debt ceiling, but he says he doesn't think there is a will to have another government shutdown in this Congress. Watch Story

Rep. King says immigration debate is bad for Republicans

posted on October 25, 2013 12:52 PM

Rep. King says immigration debate is bad for Republicans Play Video Rep. Steve King insists that he remains ever-vigilant on issues relating to immigration. He says every day there is a national debate on immigration is a bad day for Republicans, and the Obama administration knows that. Watch Story

Congressional Voting and Political Positioning

posted on October 18, 2013 03:12 PM

Congressional Voting and Political Positioning Play Video This week’s Iowa Press is a discussion centered around the Congressional voting and political positioning that transpired this week in Washington, D.C. Moderator Dean Borg is joined by Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; Kathie Obradovich, political columnist of The Des Moines Register,... Watch Full Episode
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