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Santorum says he'd close U.S. embassy in Cuba

posted on August 14, 2015 02:09 PM

Santorum says he'd close U.S. embassy in Cuba Play Video Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania), the 2012 Iowa Caucus winner, says the just-opened U.S. embassy in Cuba would close under a Santorum administration. He says diplomatic relations are a danger, and he would not reward a regime that is hurting American interests in Central and South America. Watch Story

Santorum on governing, keeping promises

posted on August 14, 2015 02:07 PM

Santorum on governing, keeping promises Play Video Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania), the 2012 Iowa Caucus winner, says voters accept that politicians can't get everything done that they want once they're elected, but voters get extremely frustrated when elected leaders don't even try. He says voters want Republicans who will put up a... Watch Story

Santorum says he'd support revolution in Iran

posted on August 14, 2015 02:04 PM

Santorum says he'd support revolution in Iran Play Video Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania), the 2012 Iowa Caucus winner, says he doesn't like the proposed Iran deal and would demand more from Iran or else he would reintroduce tough sanctions. He also says as president, he would do a lot to help support insurgents who want to overthrow the... Watch Story

King: USDA wasn't prepared for bird flu

posted on August 12, 2015 06:14 PM

King: USDA wasn't prepared for bird flu Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says the USDA did not have a contingency plan in place for responding to a bird flu epidemic as large as there was in Iowa. He says the USDA needs more microbiologists and more studies to learn about the virus and develop plans to respond quickly in the future. Watch Story

King proposes electing Supreme Court justices

posted on August 12, 2015 06:13 PM

King proposes electing Supreme Court justices Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says lifetime appointments for Supreme Court justices are coming into question after recent controversial rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage. He says he's working to help draft a constitutional amendment that would call for the country to vote to elect Supreme... Watch Story

King: "I surely wouldn't rule out Donald Trump"

posted on August 12, 2015 06:12 PM

King: Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says he hasn't decided yet if he will endorse a candidate before the 2016 Iowa Caucuses, but he's not ruling out Donald Trump. King also says Trump would be foolish to rule out a third party run at this point in the campaign. Watch Story

Presidential debate didn't help winnow field

posted on August 7, 2015 03:29 PM

Presidential debate didn't help winnow field Play Video Republican Doug Gross says the first televised Republican presidential debate didn't help winnow the field. Instead, he says it actually allowed candidates like Christie, Rubio, Paul and Fiorina to get back in the game and Kasich to rise. He says this is the kind of election cycle in which the... Watch Story

Republican candidates must notch early win to survive

posted on August 7, 2015 03:27 PM

Republican candidates must notch early win to survive Play Video Republicans Matt Whitaker, Craig Robinson and Doug Gross all agree that a presidential candidate must win in Iowa or New Hampshire to be successful. They say waiting until the South Carolina primary, or later, is a risky strategy. Watch Story

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
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