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Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses

posted on June 26, 2015 05:49 PM

Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says a proposal to determine Republican presidential debate participants according to polling numbers is a bad idea. He says candidates will be more focused on getting on national TV to improve poll numbers, rather than getting out and meeting face-to-face... Watch Story

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare

posted on June 26, 2015 05:47 PM

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says it was not a mistake for Iowa to not create a state exchange under Obamacare. Instead, Branstad says his administration is trying to make the best of a bad situation by attempting to restore stability to healthcare in Iowa and get people to take control of... Watch Story

Branstad on marriage ruling: "It is the law."

posted on June 26, 2015 05:41 PM

Branstad on marriage ruling: Play Video Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court decision that will allow same-sex marriage in all 50 states. He says people at the state level deserve the right to vote on the issue. Branstad says he believes a U.S. Constitutional amendment would be the right... Watch Story

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: "I think it would be a mistake"

posted on June 10, 2015 03:43 PM

Gronstal on Branstad vetoes: Play Video Sen. Mike Gronstal says he's not afraid of vetoes, but he says if Gov. Branstad is true to his word about wanting to work with the legislature, the governor should sign bills passed through a compromise between Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate. Rep. Kraig Paulsen says he... Watch Story

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state

posted on April 25, 2014 02:29 PM

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state Play Video Republican Doug Gross, a former chief of staff under Gov. Terry Branstad, says there's a question of whether or not Branstad has appropriate control and management of state government. Watch Story

Branstad on Reynolds: "We're grooming her to be the next governor."

posted on January 31, 2014 04:17 PM

Branstad on Reynolds: Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says he and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds are a team. She's in on all the decision-making. He says he intends to serve another entire four-year term, if he's re-elected, but he wants her to be prepared to take over as the next governor. Watch Story

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home

posted on January 31, 2014 04:16 PM

Gov. Branstad: Protecting kids more important than protecting Iowa Juvenile Home Play Video Regarding the closing of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo, Gov. Terry Branstad says the focus should not be on protecting the institution, but rather on protecting the kids and doing what's in their best interests. He says there are some non-profit agencies and organizations in the state that can... Watch Story

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate

posted on January 31, 2014 04:14 PM

Gov. Branstad not taking sides on minimum wage debate Play Video Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad signed into law an increase in Iowa's minimum wage more than 20 years ago. Some legislators are calling for another increase. Branstad says he wants to see the details of the proposal, as well as information on what the impact would be on the state's economy before he... Watch Story

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