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How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation?

posted on November 26, 2014 01:40 PM

How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation? Play Video Republican insider Doug Gross says Iowa has one more chance to get it right, or the state may not go first in 2020. He says getting the vote count correct is crucial. Democratic insider Brad Anderson agrees on integrity of the results, and he also says the parties need to modernize the process... Watch Story

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision

posted on November 26, 2014 01:37 PM

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision Play Video Democratic insider Brad Anderson says there are up-and-coming leaders in the Iowa Democratic Party, such as Nathan Blake, Ravi Patel, Janet Peterson, Liz Mathis and others nobody is even thinking about right now. However, he stresses the importance for Democrats to have a vision and be able to... Watch Story

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:53 PM

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance? Play Video Braley was tied to dislike for Washington. Ernst made a splash with an ad during the primary about castrating hogs. Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Braley campaign strategy was low risk, and it turns out they needed to take some big risks to have a chance to win. Republican strategist... Watch Story

Who's on the Democrats' bench?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:52 PM

Who's on the Democrats' bench? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Democrats have several bright, young people who are in good positions to run for higher offices in the future. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says Republicans have had a lot of work to do to reach more younger voters, more minorities and more... Watch Story

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting?

posted on November 7, 2014 03:51 PM

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says it's clear that a lot of Democrats stayed home in 2014 and didn't vote. Part of the reason was a failure in messaging. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says even though Republicans did well in early voting in 2014, they still have a lot of work to do, and... Watch Story

Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson & Paul Pate

posted on October 3, 2014 04:40 PM

Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson & Paul Pate Play Video Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson (D – Des Moines) and Paul Pate (R – Cedar Rapids) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss their campaigns for Secretary of State. Joining Anderson and Pate at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay... Watch Full Episode

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Fourth District Debate

posted on September 26, 2014 02:22 PM

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Fourth District Debate Play Video Rep. Steve King, (R-Kiron) and Jim Mowrer, (D-Boone) Thursday, October 23 Storm Lake, Iowa Iowa Public Television held a congressional debate on Thursday, October 23 at Buena Vista University Anderson Auditorium in Storm Lake. The hour-long Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in front of a live... Watch Full Episode

Attorney General Tom Miller & Challenger Adam Gregg

posted on September 25, 2014 03:50 PM

Attorney General Tom Miller & Challenger Adam Gregg Play Video Attorney General Tom Miller (D – Des Moines) and Adam Gregg (R – Johnston) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the campaign for Iowa Attorney General as Miller runs for re-election against challenger Gregg. Joining Miller and Gregg at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa)

posted on September 19, 2014 06:59 PM

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) Play Video Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will look back at last weekend’s 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry, discuss the 2014 elections and look ahead to what Senator Harkin still wants to accomplish in his final months in office. Joining Harkin at... Watch Full Episode

Sen. Harkin: "This healthcare bill is working."

posted on September 19, 2014 06:19 PM

Sen. Harkin: Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin admits the Affordable Care Act (ACA) had a bumpy start, but he says the bill is working, because 7.3 million Americans who didn't have insurance are now covered. He says he advised every Democrat running for office to go out and tell voters about the positive things the ACA... Watch Story

Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run

posted on September 19, 2014 06:17 PM

Sen. Harkin says Hillary still deciding whether or not to run Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he wouldn't be surprised either way if Hillary Clinton decides to run for president or passes on the opportunity. He says he had private conversations with her during her recent visit to Iowa. "I think this is weighing heavily on her," he said. Watch Story

Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy

posted on September 19, 2014 04:36 PM

Sen. Harkin says he has reservations about Syria strategy Play Video Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin says he has serious reservations about the U.S. plan in Syria. He also says U.S. allies in the region need to step up and do more. He singled out Saudi Arabia, in particular, as not doing enough. Watch Story

Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs

posted on September 5, 2014 06:41 PM

Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs Play Video Iowa Democratic Party chair Scott Brennan and Republican Party of Iowa chair Jeff Kaufmann are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the state of each party, the 2014 elections, and look ahead to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining Brennan and Kaufmann at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

Party chairs evaluate Braley/Ernst U.S. Senate race

posted on September 5, 2014 04:34 PM

Party chairs evaluate Braley/Ernst U.S. Senate race Play Video Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, and Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, both say they're comfortable with how their party's U.S. Senate candidate is performing at this point in the campaign. Brennan says he knew it would be a close race, because both... Watch Story

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Third District Debate

posted on September 4, 2014 10:10 AM

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Third District Debate Play Video Staci Appel (D-Des Moines) and David Young (R-Van Meter) Thursday, September 11 Council Bluffs, Iowa Iowa Press continues its focus on the issues that matter most to Iowans with the Iowa Press Debate series. Candidates seeking Iowa's 3rd District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives... Watch Full Episode
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