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O'Malley has strong words for Republican Senators who oppose deal with Iran

posted on April 10, 2015 03:21 PM

O'Malley has strong words for Republican Senators who oppose deal with Iran Play Video Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says, "When you hate the president of the United States more than you distrust the Ayatollah, then you probably shouldn't be in the United States Senate." O'Malley says it's easy to be a saber-rattler, but the U.S. is strongest as a country when we're about the... Watch Story

Senator Charles Grassley

posted on April 3, 2015 03:44 PM

Senator Charles Grassley Play Video U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R – New Hartford) is the guest on the next edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss his work as chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee and campaign plans for the 2016 election. Joining Grassley at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay... Watch Full Episode

Grassley says he's not grooming a successor

posted on April 3, 2015 02:57 PM

Grassley says he's not grooming a successor Play Video Sen. Charles Grassley says he is not grooming someone to run for the Senate and take his seat if/when he decides to retire, unlike Gov. Terry Branstad, who openly says he's grooming Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds to be governor someday. Grassley says it would be an insult to Iowans. Watch Story

Grassley skeptical of Iran deal but withholding judgment

posted on April 3, 2015 02:56 PM

Grassley skeptical of Iran deal but withholding judgment Play Video Sen. Charles Grassley says he is skeptical of a nuclear deal with Iran because the Iranian government has failed to deliver on promises in the past. However, he says he is reserving judgment until he has a chance to see and review all the specifics. Watch Story

Grassley: A governor has better chance in 2016

posted on April 3, 2015 02:55 PM

Grassley: A governor has better chance in 2016 Play Video Sen. Charles Grassley says he thinks a candidate who has experience as a governor, rather than as a member of the U.S. Congress, will have the best shot of being elected president in 2016. He says he doesn't plan to endorse any particular candidate. Watch Story

Iowa Party Chairs

posted on March 27, 2015 04:45 PM

Iowa Party Chairs Play Video Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, and Dr. Andy McGuire, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, are the guests on the this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses how each party is organizing and preparing for the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining Kaufmann and McGuire at the Iowa... Watch Full Episode

Party chairs on Grassley 2016 and the candidate "benches"

posted on March 27, 2015 03:55 PM

Party chairs on Grassley 2016 and the candidate Play Video Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire says her party won't give Sen. Chuck Grassley a free pass to re-election, but no candidate has formally stepped forward yet. Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann says he predicts Grassley will earn support from 25% of Democrats and is a... Watch Story

Kaufmann: Reasonable Republicans can disagree on gas tax

posted on March 27, 2015 03:52 PM

Kaufmann: Reasonable Republicans can disagree on gas tax Play Video Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann says there are disagreements among conservative Republicans over the passage of a gas tax increase this legislative session. He says he doesn't know if the issue might lead to incumbents facing primary opponents in 2016, but he says if that does... Watch Story

McGuire: We've got to rebuild some of our grassroots

posted on March 27, 2015 03:49 PM

McGuire: We've got to rebuild some of our grassroots Play Video Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire says she doesn't think her party has done enough in rural Iowa. She says she thinks rural Iowans are excited to get involved, and she'll lead a grassroots rebuilding effort. Watch Story

Party chairs hint at Caucus results reporting changes

posted on March 27, 2015 03:45 PM

Party chairs hint at Caucus results reporting changes Play Video Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire say they're excited about changes and improvements to the way Iowa Caucus precinct voting results are reported and tabulated. The chairs hinted at an electronic system but declined to provide specific... Watch Story

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says basketball coach Fred Hoiberg made the right decision at the right time in choosing to suspend Bryce Dejean-Jones for one game following an arrest. Leath says he's available as a sounding board, but generally, he hires good people and gives... Watch Story

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says he is open to expanding the Big XII from 10 teams to 12, but only if they are the right schools. He says the conference is in no hurry. He also says the Big XII is inquiring with the NCAA about whether they could have a football... Watch Story

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving Play Video Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath canceled the annual VEISHEA celebration after violence erupted again in 2014. He says work is still being done to come up with ways to continue showcasing the university - the "good parts of VEISHEA," as he put it. He says students also realize now... Watch Story

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages Play Video Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent who is considering running for president, says having a powerful family like Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton may be an advantage to gaining political office. But he says there's a lot of anger on both the right and left right now that not enough is... Watch Story

Sanders: Must transform energy system

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Sanders: Must transform energy system Play Video Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he's not a fan of more and more oil production and the U.S. needs more sustainable energy. He applauds Iowa's growth in wind production, but he says he needs to look at ethanol a little more closely. He says his concern is that ethanol drives up food... Watch Story
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