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Stakes are high at upcoming presidential candidate events

posted on July 10, 2015 03:16 PM

Stakes are high at upcoming presidential candidate events Play Video 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... Watch Story

Vander Plaats on conservatives rallying around one candidate

posted on July 10, 2015 03:13 PM

Vander Plaats on conservatives rallying around one candidate Play Video Republican Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The FAMiLY LEADER, says conservatives are looking for a candidate with a pro-family vision and his hope is that they can ultimately unite around one candidate. He says that's a challenge with so many candidates, which is why he supported the... Watch Story

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

Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras

posted on June 10, 2015 03:46 PM

Gronstal, Paulsen agree legislature should address traffic cameras Play Video In response to new legal challenges from some cities to the Iowa DOT rules on traffic cameras, the leaders of the Iowa House and Senate say the legislature should get involved in setting policy that governs the use of traffic cameras in Iowa. They say it's the legislature's role. Sen. Mike... 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

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results

posted on June 10, 2015 03:40 PM

Leaders say gas tax settled; comfortable with results Play Video House Speaker Rep. Kraig Paulsen and Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mike Gronstal say they think the gas tax passed by the legislature this year is sufficient, and they have no plans to increase revenue even more in the near future. When asked about political fallout for Republicans, Rep. Paulsen... Watch Story

Graham: "I have to exceed expectations" in Iowa

posted on June 5, 2015 04:45 PM

Graham: Play Video 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. Watch Story

Graham stresses need for practical immigration solutions

posted on June 5, 2015 04:43 PM

Graham stresses need for practical immigration solutions Play Video 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... Watch Story

Graham: China very provocative, needs to pay a price

posted on June 5, 2015 04:40 PM

Graham: China very provocative, needs to pay a price Play Video 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... Watch Story

Strawn: Early debate plans are "of great concern"

posted on May 29, 2015 03:19 PM

Strawn: Early debate plans are Play Video 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... Watch Story

Strawn: There will be an Iowa Straw Poll

posted on May 29, 2015 03:16 PM

Strawn: There will be an Iowa Straw Poll Play Video 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... Watch Story

Jindal: Republicans need to offer smart solutions

posted on May 15, 2015 07:55 PM

Jindal: Republicans need to offer smart solutions Play Video 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... Watch Story

Jindal: "I don't trust this president" with trade authority

posted on May 15, 2015 07:52 PM

Jindal: Play Video 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... Watch Story

Jindal on Iraq invasion and war decisions

posted on May 15, 2015 07:49 PM

Jindal on Iraq invasion and war decisions Play Video 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. Watch Story

Ernst says Rubio can ride on her motorcycle

posted on May 8, 2015 03:18 PM

Ernst says Rubio can ride on her motorcycle Play Video Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says there will probably only be a few Republican presidential candidates who will take part in the ride portion of her first annual Roast and Ride event in June. She says she's received a commitment from Gov. Scott Walker, and she offered Sen. Marco Rubio the option of... Watch Story
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