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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

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state

posted on April 25, 2014 02:29 PM

Gross: Branstad needs to improve his governance of the state Play Video Republican Doug Gross, a former chief of staff under Gov. Terry Branstad, says there's a question of whether or not Branstad has appropriate control and management of state government. Watch Story

Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary

posted on April 24, 2014 09:53 PM

Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Republican Primary Play Video Iowa Public Television held a U.S. Republican Senate Candidate Debate on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The 90-minute Iowa Press Debate began at 7 p.m. in front of a live audience at IPTV’s Maytag Auditorium in Johnston. The following candidates for Iowa’s open Senate seat participated in... Watch Full Episode

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA

posted on April 24, 2014 09:52 PM

Ernst calls for elimination of IRS, Dept. of Education and EPA Play Video When asked how she would balance the U.S. budget and free up money for infrastructure, Iowa Senator Joni Ernst said she would eliminate the IRS, the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency. Watch Story

Jacobs says “Obamacare” will hurt Iowans and result in fewer jobs

posted on April 24, 2014 09:52 PM

Jacobs says “Obamacare” will hurt Iowans and result in fewer jobs Play Video Businessman Mark Jacobs says the Affordable Care Act has caused Iowans to experience reduced work hours and caused the cancellation of some health care insurance. Watch Story

Schaben says farmers deserve farm subsidies

posted on April 24, 2014 09:51 PM

Schaben says farmers deserve farm subsidies Play Video Republican U.S. Senate candidate Scott Schaben says farmers deserve government support more than other businesses. Watch Story

Whitaker: Tax code is larger than the Bible and needs reform

posted on April 24, 2014 09:50 PM

Whitaker: Tax code is larger than the Bible and needs reform Play Video Former U.S. District Attorney Matt Whitaker calls for major reform of the U.S. tax code. Watch Story

Clovis says affirmative action has hurt minorities

posted on April 24, 2014 09:49 PM

Clovis says affirmative action has hurt minorities Play Video College Professor and radio personality Sam Clovis says statistics show affirmative action has hurt minorities economically. Watch Story

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry

posted on April 18, 2014 02:49 PM

Casinos: Lambert says Cedar Rapids casino would have destabilized the industry Play Video Jeff Lambert, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says he and other commissioners are cautious about allowing competing casinos to come in too close to existing casinos. He says Iowa has had a stable gaming industry, and he voted against a proposed Cedar Rapids casino because it... Watch Story

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities

posted on April 18, 2014 02:48 PM

Casinos: Iowa's gaming industry is designed to protect existing facilities Play Video Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Chairman Jeff Lamberti says the commission encourages and requires gambling facilities to be top-notch. He says that means competition is a big factor in deciding whether or not a new facility would be a benefit or if it would have a negative impact on other... Watch Story

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos

posted on April 18, 2014 02:46 PM

Casinos: Goss says any new Iowa casino will cannibalize existing casinos Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says the casino industry is very competitive, with newer facilities competing against older facilities and luring away customers. He also points out that casinos in interior locations within Iowa generally don't draw as many out-of-state gamblers as border town casinos. Watch Story

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino

posted on April 18, 2014 02:44 PM

Casinos: Lamberti says commission neutral right now on Greene County casino Play Video Jeff Lamberti, chair of the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission, says a proposed Greene County casino is not an apples-to-apples comparison with the Cedar Rapids casino proposal that the commission voted down at its April meeting. Lamberti says Greene County's location and smaller casino size... Watch Story

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack

posted on April 4, 2014 03:25 PM

USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack Play Video USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. He discusses the latest concerns in rural America as well as political issues surrounding the 2014 elections. Joining Vilsack at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and... Watch Full Episode

Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone

posted on April 4, 2014 03:05 PM

Vilsack says farmers understand climate change better than anyone Play Video U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says the USDA is helping organize and share information with farmers about climate change so they can take advantage of opportunities and take whatever action they might need to mitigate and adapt to the changes. Watch Story

Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future

posted on April 4, 2014 03:03 PM

Vilsack says he'd love to work with young people in future Play Video Sec. Tom Vilsack says he doesn't know what's in his future beyond his current job at the USDA. However, in response to a question about possible interest in working in education, Vilsack says he had a compelling experience as a fellow at Harvard, and "if there's any opportunity for me to work with... Watch Story
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