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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

posted on December 17, 2014 07:18 PM

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

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

posted on December 17, 2014 04:44 PM

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

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages

posted on December 17, 2014 04:39 PM

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 December 17, 2014 04:36 PM

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

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

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

posted on December 12, 2014 03:32 PM

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 December 12, 2014 03:25 PM

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

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

posted on December 12, 2014 03:25 PM

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

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
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