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Reporters' Roundtable

posted on December 31, 2014 02:59 PM

Reporters' Roundtable Play Video This week’s Iowa Press is a reporters’ roundtable discussing the top political stories of 2014 and a look ahead to what is on the agenda for 2015. Joining moderator Dean Borg at the Iowa Press table are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for... Watch Full Episode

Latham to new legislators: Listen

posted on December 19, 2014 03:54 PM

Latham to new legislators: Listen Play Video Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says one of the most important things for freshman Representatives and Senators to learn is the importance of listening to both constituents and colleagues. He says a lot more could get done in Washington, D.C., if lawmakers got rid of the rhetoric, listened... Watch Story

Latham to Boehner: "Think big."

posted on December 19, 2014 03:50 PM

Latham to Boehner: Play Video Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) is good friends with House Speaker John Boehner. Latham says Boehner knows that there's an "opportunity of a lifetime" in the next two years, and that if history is going to treat him well and treat this Congress well, something very significant needs to be done. Watch Story

Latham on his biggest accomplishments and regrets

posted on December 19, 2014 03:43 PM

Latham on his biggest accomplishments and regrets Play Video Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says he's very proud of the expansion of USDA facilities in Ames, help for constituents and making National Guard members eligible for TRICARE when not deployed. He says his biggest regret is never getting a grand bargain done to address Social Security... Watch Story

Iowa State University President Steven Leath

posted on December 12, 2014 05:25 PM

Iowa State University President Steven Leath Play Video Iowa State University President Steven Leath is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the financial future of ISU and ongoing improvements to campus facilities amidst growing enrollment. Joining Leath at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kathie Obradovich,... Watch Full Episode

Senator Tom Harkin

posted on December 5, 2014 04:43 PM

Senator Tom Harkin Play Video Senator Tom Harkin (D – Cumming) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss his 40-year legacy serving Iowa in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives. Joining Harkin at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for... Watch Full Episode

Harkin says he will support Iowa Democrats but won't be "godfather"

posted on December 5, 2014 04:26 PM

Harkin says he will support Iowa Democrats but won't be Play Video Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) says he loves the job of U.S. Senator, but it's time for him to step aside and for new people to come in. He says he's a Democrat, he loves his party, he wants the party to be good, and he wants them to have good policies and good candidates...but he's not... Watch Story

Harkin: "Government can give hope to people."

posted on December 5, 2014 04:03 PM

Harkin: Play Video Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) talks about how he has been changed by being a politician. He says it's given him a wonderful perspective on life and how government can help people at the bottom move up the ladder of opportunity. He says they need to have hope that they can make it. Watch Story

Harkin on Iraq war: "Worst vote I ever cast in my life."

posted on December 5, 2014 04:00 PM

Harkin on Iraq war: Play Video Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) says foreign relations are much more complicated for the U.S. today than when he first went to Congress in the early 1970s. He says the country has a long road ahead to get out from under the mistake made in Iraq and how we deal with the Middle East. Watch Story

The Futures of the Iowa Republican and Democratic Parties

posted on November 26, 2014 03:26 PM

The Futures of the Iowa Republican and Democratic Parties Play Video Des Moines attorney and former Republican Gubernatorial candidate Doug Gross and former Iowa state director for Obama 2012 and Secretary of State candidate Brad Anderson are the guests on the next edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss the political futures of the Iowa Republican and... Watch Full Episode

Gross: Reynolds must begin separating herself from Branstad

posted on November 26, 2014 01:45 PM

Gross: Reynolds must begin separating herself from Branstad Play Video Republican insider Doug Gross says if Kim Reynolds wants to run for governor in the future, she needs to start putting together her own team and step away from Gov. Terry Branstad to do more things on her own. Watch Story

How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation?

posted on November 26, 2014 01:40 PM

How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation? Play Video Republican insider Doug Gross says Iowa has one more chance to get it right, or the state may not go first in 2020. He says getting the vote count correct is crucial. Democratic insider Brad Anderson agrees on integrity of the results, and he also says the parties need to modernize the process... Watch Story

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision

posted on November 26, 2014 01:37 PM

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision Play Video Democratic insider Brad Anderson says there are up-and-coming leaders in the Iowa Democratic Party, such as Nathan Blake, Ravi Patel, Janet Peterson, Liz Mathis and others nobody is even thinking about right now. However, he stresses the importance for Democrats to have a vision and be able to... Watch Story

Congressman-elect David Young

posted on November 21, 2014 04:14 PM

Congressman-elect David Young Play Video Iowa 3rd District Congressman-elect David Young (R – Van Meter) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young just returned from Washington, D.C., where he attended orientation for new members of Congress. The program will discuss his election victory, upcoming first term in the U.S. House of... Watch Full Episode

Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment

posted on November 21, 2014 02:34 PM

Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment Play Video Congressman-elect David Young was able to secure an appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Young says he doesn't want a government shutdown. He says he wants to see appropriations bills move through the committee process and to the House floor in a timely manner so funding... Watch Story
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