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Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: "I have no idea."

posted on December 20, 2013 06:42 PM

Latham on whether he might become a lobbyist: Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he doesn't know right now if he would consider becoming a lobbyist after he leaves Congress at the end of this term. He says there are many opportunities, including possibly working for a charity, and he hasn't talked with his family about what will be his next step. Watch Story

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary

posted on December 20, 2013 06:40 PM

Latham: Don't expect to endorse candidate in primary Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he has never endorsed a candidate in a primary election, and he doesn't expect to endorse anyone in the 2014 Republican primary for the 3rd District Congressional seat he now holds. He says several Iowans have contacted him with interest in the seat. Latham says the... Watch Story

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside

posted on December 20, 2013 06:36 PM

Latham: Emotional decision, but it's the right time to step aside Play Video Rep. Tom Latham (R-Clive) says he had a conversation with his wife and family and decided it is the right time for him to step aside and give up his seat in Congress. He says it's an emotional decision because he loves the job, and he has considered it a great honor. Watch Story

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive)

posted on December 20, 2013 06:28 PM

U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) Play Video U.S. Representative Tom Latham (R-Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Representative Latham discusses his decision to retire from Congress and not seek reelection in 2014. Watch Full Episode

Schweitzer: Might be right time for female president

posted on December 19, 2013 02:51 PM

Schweitzer: Might be right time for female president Play Video Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, says it might be the right time for a woman to be president. He says nobody can screw up Washington any worse than it is now, and maybe a woman would be able to bring people together and fix the problems. Watch Story

Schweitzer: U.S. should leave Afghanistan immediately

posted on December 19, 2013 02:50 PM

Schweitzer: U.S. should leave Afghanistan immediately Play Video Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer says the U.S. should get its troops out of Afghanistan immediately. Schweitzer, a Democrat, spent several years living and working in the Middle East and says he understands the region and its political dynamics. Watch Story

Schweitzer: Public financing of elections could help fix Washington problems

posted on December 19, 2013 02:49 PM

Schweitzer: Public financing of elections could help fix Washington problems Play Video Former Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, says money from special interests has too much influence on politicians from both parties in Washington. He says public financing of federal elections would be a start to fixing the problem. Watch Story

Midwestern Economic Conditions and Tax Reform Impact

posted on December 13, 2013 06:06 PM

Midwestern Economic Conditions and Tax Reform Impact Play Video Creighton University Economist Ernie Goss and Iowa State University Economist David Swenson are the guests on this episode of Iowa Press. Goss and Swenson discuss current Midwestern economic conditions and the potential impact of tax reforms at the state and federal level. ,,,,,, Watch Full Episode

Economists say new casinos in the middle of Iowa won't bring in new money

posted on December 13, 2013 05:21 PM

Economists say new casinos in the middle of Iowa won't bring in new money Play Video Economists David Swenson from Iowa State University and Ernie Goss from Creighton University say casinos in Iowa's border towns draw in money from out of state, but casinos more in the middle part of the state aren't necessarily good economic development tools. They say it's a money shift; the... Watch Story

Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact

posted on December 13, 2013 05:18 PM

Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says a federal minimum wage increase would have some negative employment impact in the short term. He says the most important thing would be to close the gap between the incentive to work and the incentive not to work, since some unemployed people receive more in benefits... Watch Story

Swenson: Farm Bill negotiations could constrict economy

posted on December 13, 2013 05:15 PM

Swenson: Farm Bill negotiations could constrict economy Play Video Economist David Swenson says Farm Bill negotiations could contribute to constricting the economy a bit, especially in terms of potential cutbacks to food assistance programs and uncertainty affecting farmers' decision-making for the future. Watch Story

Goss: There's an agricultural land price bubble

posted on December 13, 2013 01:56 PM

Goss: There's an agricultural land price bubble Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says the steep rise in agricultural land prices in a short period of time has created a bubble, and there's no doubt that land price growth is coming down. He says it won't be like the farm crisis of the 1980s, because a lot of farmers have paid cash for purchases. Watch Story

Economists say youth unemployment is a concern

posted on December 13, 2013 01:51 PM

Economists say youth unemployment is a concern Play Video Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss say they're concerned with youth unemployment because of the impact that demographic has on the entire work force. They say the economy needs skilled, engaged, experienced, young workers in order to thrive, but there's a disparity between opportunities for... Watch Story

Iowa's ongoing political developments looking toward 2014

posted on November 27, 2013 04:30 PM

Iowa's ongoing political developments looking toward 2014 Play Video Political strategists Doug Gross and Jeff Link are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The discussion includes a look at ongoing political developments throughout Iowa looking toward 2014. Joining Gross and Link at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news... Watch Full Episode

Gross: Vander Plaats wouldn't necessarily win Senate nomination, if he runs

posted on November 27, 2013 02:59 PM

Gross: Vander Plaats wouldn't necessarily win Senate nomination, if he runs Play Video Republican strategist Doug Gross says recent polling shows Bob Vander Plaats would not be a lock for the Republican nomination if he decides to jump in the 2014 U.S. Senate race. Gross says the race is still unformed, and primary candidates will have to raise a lot of money and develop a good... Watch Story
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