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Rep. King says Rep. Latham should not face primary opponent

posted on October 25, 2013 12:51 PM

Rep. King says Rep. Latham should not face primary opponent Play Video Rep. Tom Latham has faced criticism from some Republicans for supporting the compromise that ended the government shutdown. Rep. Steve King says he and Latham have different roles in Congress and that it's not a good idea, in his opinion, for a Republican primary opponent to challenge Latham. 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

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners

posted on October 18, 2013 02:09 PM

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners Play Video Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic waste into a renewable source of energy and nutrient-rich... Watch Story

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners

posted on October 18, 2013 02:09 PM

Market to Market host Mike Pearson talks to 2013 World Food Prize intern award winners Play Video Elizabeth Mueller of Waukee, Iowa, is the recipient of the 2013 Elaine Szymoniak Intern Award. She completed her internship at EARTH University in Guacimo, Costa Rica, where she explored the effectiveness of biodigesters to convert organic waste into a renewable source of energy and nutrient-rich... Watch Story

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

Special Edition: Concussions in Iowa Sports

posted on October 4, 2013 05:27 PM

Special Edition: Concussions in Iowa Sports Play Video Tom Wilson (Head Coach & Athletic Director at Dowling Catholic High School), Marv Cook (Head Football Coach at Iowa City Regina High School; former U of I and NFL tight end), and Dr. Andy Peterson (Director, University of Iowa sports concussion program) discuss the impact of sports concussions... Watch Full Episode

At what age should kids start playing tackle football?

posted on October 4, 2013 04:51 PM

At what age should kids start playing tackle football? Play Video High school football coaches Tom Wilson (Dowling Catholic) and Marv Cook (Iowa City Regina) talk about youth development programs and what is the appropriate age for kids to start playing tackle football. Watch Story

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions

posted on October 4, 2013 04:47 PM

Doctor says protective gear doesn't prevent concussions Play Video Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, says helmets and other protective gear have no impact on whether an athlete may suffer a concussion. Protective equipment does help prevent death and other injuries,... Watch Story

Can football be completely safe and still be football?

posted on October 4, 2013 04:35 PM

Can football be completely safe and still be football? Play Video Marv Cook, standout University of Iowa and NFL tight end and Iowa City Regina High School football coach, and Dr. Andy Peterson, clinical assistant professor of pediatrics and director of the University of Iowa's sports concussion program, say there's no way to make football 100 percent safe.... Watch Story

Affordable Care Act | Nick Gerhart, Dr. Andy McGuire, and Ken Croken

posted on October 4, 2013 03:50 PM

Affordable Care Act | Nick Gerhart, Dr. Andy McGuire, and Ken Croken Play Video Nick Gerhart (Iowa Insurance Commissioner), Dr. Andy McGuire (President and Chief Operating Officer for Meridian Health Plan), and Ken Croken (Vice President, Corporate Communications at Genesis Health) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the Affordable Care Act and its... Watch Full Episode

Can healthcare providers handle increased demand?

posted on October 4, 2013 03:48 PM

Can healthcare providers handle increased demand? Play Video Dr. Andy McGuire, of Meridian Health Plan, and Ken Croken, of Genesis Health System, say Iowa has enough primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, etc. to handle increased demand for care through the Affordable Care Act. Watch Story
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