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Republican Congressional Candidate David Young

posted on June 27, 2014 04:59 PM

Republican Congressional Candidate David Young Play Video David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3 primary election, but he won the nomination on the fifth ballot at the district convention Saturday, June 21. Joining Young at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider

posted on June 27, 2014 04:47 PM

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says knowing how to hit the ground running in Washington, D.C., is an asset. He also says he's seen the bad and ugly parts of the nation's capital and is ready to take on those issues. Watch Story

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan

posted on June 27, 2014 04:44 PM

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses is necessary if there's going to be any change in the minimum wage. Watch Story

Young says he won't push social issues

posted on June 27, 2014 04:41 PM

Young says he won't push social issues Play Video Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says social issues are important to him personally, but he doesn't plan to push them in Congress. He does say that if Republicans gain a majority in the Senate and certain social issues are brought up at the federal level, he will... Watch Story

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership

posted on April 25, 2014 02:31 PM

Debate over Republican Party of Iowa leadership Play Video Craig Robinson says the best thing for the Republican Party of Iowa is to stop the infighting and focus on winning elections. Doug Gross says Republicans need a fusion leader who can build a coalition among groups within the party. Danny Carroll, the interim state GOP chair, says he thinks he... Watch Story

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out

posted on April 25, 2014 02:30 PM

Robinson: No Republican U.S. Senate candidate stands out Play Video Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com, says he's frustrated that he doesn't see the five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate doing anything politically to separate themselves from each other. "This is an open seat. This is a huge prize," he says. Watch Story

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
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