posted on July 31, 2015 04:00 PM
This edition of Iowa Press is a reporters’ roundtable discussing the Iowa Caucuses and political news of the week.
Joining moderator Dean Borg at the Iowa Press table are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for The Des Moines Register; James...
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posted on July 17, 2015 02:36 PM
This edition of Iowa Press convenes a political roundtable with democratic strategist Jeff Link and republican strategist John Stineman to discuss the Iowa Caucuses and political news of the week.
Joining the strategists at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news...
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posted on July 10, 2015 03:16 PM
The Iowa Democratic Party hosts all five Democratic presidential candidates at its Hall of Fame dinner on July 17, and then The FAMiLY LEADER hosts 10 Republican presidential candidates at the 2015 Family Leadership Summit July 18. Bob Vander Plaats and Brad Anderson talk about why each event is...
posted on July 2, 2015 07:48 PM
Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) is the only Democrat in Iowa's Congressional delegation. He says the best way to rebuild the Iowa Democratic Party right now is to have a good, competitive Iowa Caucus and get voters excited again. He says he will do whatever he can to help, including win...
posted on June 5, 2015 04:45 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says he has to finish in the top tier of Republican candidates in the Iowa Caucuses in order to keep his presidential campaign alive. He says it's an organizational challenge requiring message, money and momentum, but he sees a path to success in Iowa.
posted on June 5, 2015 04:43 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), who is running for president in 2016, says fellow Republicans need to embrace rational solutions to the country's immigration challenges. He says it's essential for the U.S. economy, but he also acknowledges that his position isn't popular with certain...
posted on June 5, 2015 04:40 PM
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), a 2016 presidential candidate, says news about China's alleged involvement in a cyber attack on the U.S. government should prompt changes in how the U.S. trades with China. He also says the U.S. is not well prepared for what he thinks could be a cyber Pearl...
posted on May 29, 2015 04:45 PM
Former Republican Party of Iowa chairman Matt Strawn and Iowa Democratic Party activist Jerry Crawford are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the latest political developments ahead of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.
Joining the guests at the Iowa Press table are...
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posted on May 29, 2015 03:19 PM
Former Republican Party of Iowa Chair Matt Strawn says the criteria and formats being talked about for Republican presidential candidate debates should be troubling to Iowans. He says it essentially allows network executives to winnow the field of candidates, rather than voters, and it...
posted on May 29, 2015 03:16 PM
Former Republican Party of Iowa Chair Matt Strawn says there will be an Iowa Straw Poll on August 8, and presidential candidates will attend. He says it's a risk-reward strategy consideration for candidates right now, but that it's a great opportunity for new candidates like Ted Cruz to plant...
posted on May 29, 2015 03:12 PM
Democratic Party activist and Hillary Clinton supporter Jerry Crawford says if Hillary Clinton is elected president, she would support the Iowa Caucuses remaining first-in-the-nation. He also said Clinton is enjoying her early campaign strategy of small roundtable discussions with select Iowans,...
posted on May 15, 2015 07:55 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a Republican who is considering running for president, made headlines after the 2012 election when he said the GOP should stop being the party of stupid. Jindal says Republicans simply can't be anti-Obama; they have to offer smart solutions. He says he's the only...
posted on May 15, 2015 07:52 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who is considering running for the Republican presidential nomination, says he supports free trade, but he opposes fast track trade negotiating authority because of this particular president. He says he doesn't trust President Obama and Congress needs to maintain...
posted on May 15, 2015 07:49 PM
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who is considering running for the Republican nomination for president, says he would have authorized going into Iraq after 9/11, given the same intelligence available at the time. However, he says President Obama mishandled the management of the war.
posted on March 27, 2015 03:45 PM
Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire say they're excited about changes and improvements to the way Iowa Caucus precinct voting results are reported and tabulated. The chairs hinted at an electronic system but declined to provide specific...