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Gov. Perry: The people of each state should decide same-sex marriage issue

posted on February 28, 2014 09:22 AM

Gov. Perry: The people of each state should decide same-sex marriage issue Play Video Texas Gov. Rick Perry says states should be allowed to decide whether or not to allow same-sex marriage. A federal judge recently struck down a ban on same-sex marriage in Texas. Perry says Texas citizens voted to ban same-sex marriage, and that is an issue that should be left up to the people. Watch Story

Gov. Perry: Veto of Arizona bill involving businesses and LGBT people was the right thing

posted on February 28, 2014 09:21 AM

Gov. Perry: Veto of Arizona bill involving businesses and LGBT people was the right thing Play Video Texas Gov. Rick Perry says fellow Republican Gov. Jan Brewer (R-Arizona) made the right decision for her state when she vetoed a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse to serve LGBT people. Perry says he may not agree with people's positions on issues, but he says he supports the... Watch Story

Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses

posted on February 28, 2014 09:20 AM

Gov. Perry: Government shouldn't set minimum wage; it's up to businesses Play Video Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he doesn't believe the federal government should set a minimum wage. He says it should be up to small businesses to decide what they want to pay. He contends setting a higher minimum wage could results in job losses, and he vows to not support anything that is a job... Watch Story

Gov. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses

posted on February 28, 2014 09:20 AM

Gov. Perry: Deteriorating vision in left eye is reason for the glasses Play Video Texas Governor Rick Perry says he wears glasses now because of deteriorating vision in his left eye. He says he was hit in the eye with a rock when he was a teenager, and the effects of that injury are forcing him to wear the glasses. He thanks his wife for helping pick a stylish pair of frames. Watch Story

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

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

Rep. Josh Byrnes: Gas tax hike is conservative solution; politics getting in the way

posted on November 15, 2013 03:50 PM

Rep. Josh Byrnes: Gas tax hike is conservative solution; politics getting in the way Play Video Rep. Josh Byrnes, chair of the House Transportation Committee, says politics are preventing approval of a gas tax hike along with other measures. He says it's frustrating, and he argues that raising the gas tax would actually be what he considers a fiscally conservative solution. Watch Story

Rep. King says it remains to be seen if Sen. Ted Cruz has staying power

posted on October 25, 2013 12:54 PM

Rep. King says it remains to be seen if Sen. Ted Cruz has staying power Play Video Rep. Steve King says he's had intense one-on-one conversations with Sen. Ted Cruz recently, and he thinks he's a smart, articulate politician. But King says it remains to be seen if Ted Cruz has staying power as a potential 2016 presidential candidate, or if Cruz is just the "flavor of the month." Watch Story

Rep. King: I don't think there will be another gov't shutdown

posted on October 25, 2013 12:53 PM

Rep. King: I don't think there will be another gov't shutdown Play Video Rep. Steve King says he thinks there will be debate about upcoming budget issues and the debt ceiling, but he says he doesn't think there is a will to have another government shutdown in this Congress. Watch Story

Rep. King says immigration debate is bad for Republicans

posted on October 25, 2013 12:52 PM

Rep. King says immigration debate is bad for Republicans Play Video Rep. Steve King insists that he remains ever-vigilant on issues relating to immigration. He says every day there is a national debate on immigration is a bad day for Republicans, and the Obama administration knows that. Watch Story

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

A.J. Spiker (R), David Kochel (R), and Steve Scheffler (R)

posted on September 27, 2013 04:42 PM

A.J. Spiker (R), David Kochel (R), and Steve Scheffler (R) Play Video A.J. Spiker (Iowa Republican Party Chairman), David Kochel (Republican Strategist), and Steve Scheffler (Republican National Committeeman) are the guests on this edition Iowa Press. They discuss the future of the Iowa Republican Party. Watch Full Episode
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