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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

Sanders: "If I run for president, I want to do it well."

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Sanders: Play Video Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he needs a strong grassroots movement among people in all 50 states in order to have the support necessary for a viable presidential run. He acknowledges that it's difficult for an independent to do, but he says government has to start working for... Watch Story

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Play Video Senator Bernie Sanders (I – Vermont), who is considered a potential presidential candidate for 2016, is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Sen. Sanders’ political future, as well as some of the financial and environmental issues about which he’s passionate and... Watch Full Episode

Representative Tom Latham

posted on March 23, 2015 10:47 AM

Representative Tom Latham Play Video Representative Tom Latham (R – Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Rep. Latham’s 20-year career representing the 3rd, 4th and 5th congressional districts as he concludes his last term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Joining Latham at the Iowa Press... Watch Full Episode

Iowa Democrats Talk Caucus Campaigns

posted on March 20, 2015 03:42 PM

Iowa Democrats Talk Caucus Campaigns Play Video Bonnie Campbell, LPCA Public Strategies partner and former Iowa Attorney General; Jerry Crawford, attorney and Midwest co-chair of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign; and Jessica Vanden Berg, political strategist and former staffer for Rep. Leonard Boswell, the Iowa Democratic Party and... Watch Full Episode

Is Hillary Clinton's gender a campaign asset?

posted on March 20, 2015 02:05 PM

Is Hillary Clinton's gender a campaign asset? Play Video Jerry Crawford says Hillary Clinton recently gave a speech about bridging party gaps in Washington and focusing on middle ground, and he says he thinks she's uniquely suited to do that, in part, because she's a woman. Bonnie Campbell says Clinton is the most qualified person for president, and her... Watch Story

Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races

posted on March 20, 2015 02:03 PM

Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races Play Video Jerry Crawford says the 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts will probably get the most attention in 2016, and he thinks Monica Vernon has the upper hand for the Democratic nomination in the 1st District. In the 3rd, he says it's a matter of who can win Polk County big. Crawford says Sen. Chuck... Watch Story

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running?

posted on March 20, 2015 01:59 PM

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running? Play Video Hillary Clinton supporters Bonnie Campbell and Jerry Crawford say they expect a formal campaign announcement from Clinton in April. Democratic strategist Jessica Vanden Berg says frustrated Democrats are ready for a forward-thinking campaign to launch and a candidate with a vision. Watch Story

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax

posted on February 27, 2015 04:21 PM

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax Play Video Steve Scheffler, Iowa National Republican Committeeman; Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com; and Doug Gross, a former Iowa Republican gubernatorial nominee, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses early maneuvering among Republican presidential hopefuls in... Watch Full Episode
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