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Iowa Press Governor Debate

posted on July 28, 2014 02:15 PM

Iowa Press Governor Debate Play Video Gov. Branstad (R) and Sen. Jack Hatch (D) Thursday, August 14 - 4:00 p.m. Penningroth Media Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Open to the public Iowa Press continues its focus on the issues that matter most to Iowans with the Iowa Press Debate for the upcoming governor’s race. Gubernatorial... Watch Full Episode

Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link

posted on July 18, 2014 06:27 PM

Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link Play Video On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests include Republican political strategist David Kochel and Democratic political strategist Jeff Link. We discuss the high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa, as well as other notable races and political news. Dean Borg is host moderator alongside... Watch Full Episode

Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst

posted on July 18, 2014 03:38 PM

Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst Play Video Republican strategist David Kochel says viewers see through the cynical distortion of Joni Ernst's positions highlighted in a negative ad from political action committees. Democratic strategist Jeff Link argues that it isn't cynical to use video of Ernst stating her own positions during the... Watch Story

Kochel, Link agree U.S. Senate race will be a nail-biter

posted on July 18, 2014 02:52 PM

Kochel, Link agree U.S. Senate race will be a nail-biter Play Video Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link both predict a close race between Rep. Bruce Braley and State Sen. Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate. Link says his team expected from the beginning that it would be a close race and although Ernst started the general election... Watch Story

Link, Kochel discuss negative TV ads against Braley

posted on July 18, 2014 02:47 PM

Link, Kochel discuss negative TV ads against Braley Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the video of Bruce Braley referencing an Iowa farmer becoming chair of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has been featured in several television commercials, and that it will probably be in 15-20 more before the election. He says Braley apologized for the... Watch Story

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer

posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer Play Video Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King. Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;... Watch Full Episode

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare

posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems

posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard

posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a... Watch Story

Reporters Roundtable

posted on July 3, 2014 04:56 PM

Reporters Roundtable Play Video On this edition of Iowa Press, a panel of our regular Iowa Press reporters recap the June primaries and analyze the campaigns heating up this summer as we head toward the November general election. Dean Borg will be host moderator alongside reporters Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa,... Watch Full Episode

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

2014 Elections & Key Races Across Iowa

posted on June 20, 2014 10:15 AM

2014 Elections & Key Races Across Iowa Play Video Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University, Chris Larimer, associate professor of political science at the University of Northern Iowa, and Christopher Budzisz, associate professor of politics at Loras College and spokesperson for... Watch Full Episode
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