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Ongoing Government Shutdown | Jim Leach (R) & Neal Smith (D)

posted on October 11, 2013 05:59 PM

Ongoing Government Shutdown | Jim Leach (R) & Neal Smith (D) Play Video Former Congressmen Jim Leach (R, 1977-2007) and Neal Smith (D, 1959-1996) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. Both discuss the ongoing government shutdown and their historical perspective from a combined 66 years in the U.S. House of Representatives. Joining Leach and Smith at the... Watch Full Episode

Whether the debt ceiling could be challenged in court

posted on October 11, 2013 04:17 PM

Whether the debt ceiling could be challenged in court Play Video Neal Smith and Jim Leach question the legality of the federal debt limit and whether it could ultimately be challenged at the Supreme Court. Both agree it should be abolished. Smith mentions debt limit was added in 1962 AFTER he came to Congress. Watch Story

How Congress used to build coalitions and work across the aisle

posted on October 11, 2013 04:17 PM

How Congress used to build coalitions and work across the aisle Play Video Neal Smith and Jim Leach discuss how coalitions used to be built including the working relationship of former Speaker Tip O’Neill and President Ronald Reagan. Leach: “I’ve never known it this intense.” Watch Story

Happy to be “free men” and the Hastert Rule

posted on October 11, 2013 04:17 PM

Happy to be “free men” and the Hastert Rule Play Video Jim Leach says he is happy to be out of Congress and that he and Neal Smith are “free men.” Smith adds that the “Hastert Rule” of forcing a House vote ONLY if majority of majority party will vote yea is crippling Congress. Watch Story

Money in Congressional Politics

posted on October 11, 2013 04:17 PM

Money in Congressional Politics Play Video Neal Smith discusses the growth in campaign money. Jim Leach criticizes time spent raising money and not legislating. Both blame campaign finances, in part, on government shutdown. Watch Story

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming)

posted on February 1, 2013 02:22 PM

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) Play Video U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) discusses the work of the 113th Congress and his recent announcement that he will not seek re-election in 2014. Joining Harkin at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich, political... Watch Full Episode

Republicans Doug Gross, Craig Robinson, and Tamara Scott

posted on November 16, 2012 05:36 PM

Republicans Doug Gross, Craig Robinson, and Tamara Scott Play Video Doug Gross, Craig Robinson, and Tamara Scott are the guests on this episode Iowa Press. Gross is a former Republican gubernatorial candidate, Robinson is the editor of "The Iowa Republican," and Scott is the Iowa committeewoman for the RNC. They discuss what’s next for the Republican Party in... Watch Full Episode

Congressman Steve King

posted on November 9, 2012 02:28 PM

Congressman Steve King Play Video U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Kiron) was elected to his sixth term in office, representing Iowa’s new 4th Congressional District. He discusses the 2012 election and the work of the 113th Congress. Watch Full Episode

Republican Congressional Challengers Lange & Archer

posted on June 15, 2012 02:41 PM

Republican Congressional Challengers Lange & Archer Play Video Iowa Press discusses the 2012 election with Republican congressional challengers 1st District candidate Ben Lange, and 2nd District candidate John Archer. Joining Lange and Archer are are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and James Lynch from the Cedar Rapids... Watch Full Episode

Congressional Candidate Christie Vilsack

posted on June 8, 2012 01:54 PM

Congressional Candidate Christie Vilsack Play Video Christie Vilsack (D-Ames), candidate to represent Iowa’s 4th Congressional District, discusses the 2012 general election. Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich of The Des Moines Register. Watch Full Episode

U.S. Rep. Tom Latham Discusses the 112th United States Congress

posted on May 6, 2011 09:07 AM

U.S. Rep. Tom Latham Discusses the 112th United States Congress Play Video U.S. Rep. Tom Latham (R-Ames) discusses the work of the 112th United States Congress, the federal budget, and the impact of new congressional maps on the 2012 election. Joining Latham at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated... Watch Full Episode

Rep. Leonard Boswell discusses the work of the 112th US Congress

posted on April 29, 2011 04:18 PM

Rep. Leonard Boswell discusses the work of the 112th US Congress Play Video U.S. Rep. Leonard Boswell (D-Des Moines) discusses the work of the 112th United States Congress, the federal budget, and the new congressional maps for the 2012 election. Joining Boswell at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated... Watch Full Episode

Senator Tom Harkin Discusses the 112th Congress

posted on February 4, 2011 02:27 PM

Senator Tom Harkin Discusses the 112th Congress Play Video Senator Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) discusses the work of the 112th Congress. Joining Harkin are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa. Watch Full Episode

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal

posted on January 28, 2011 01:06 PM

Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal Play Video State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) discusses the business of the Iowa legislature. Joining Gronstal are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The Associated Press; and Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa. Watch Full Episode

Senator Mike Gronstal on the Upcoming Legislative Session

posted on November 12, 2010 01:46 PM

Senator Mike Gronstal on the Upcoming Legislative Session Play Video State Sen. Mike Gronstal (D-Council Bluffs) is the guest on the next Iowa Press. Gronstal is majority leader in the Iowa Senate, and he’ll discuss the upcoming legislative session. Joining Gronstal at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Mike Glover, senior political writer for The... Watch Full Episode
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