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Reporters' Roundtable: The 2014 Elections

posted on October 17, 2014 02:27 PM

Reporters' Roundtable: The 2014 Elections Play Video On this edition of Iowa Press our reporters cover the 2014 elections. Watch Full Episode

Political Polling

posted on October 10, 2014 03:35 PM

Political Polling Play Video On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests are public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Company, Inc.; Chris Larimer, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa; and Arthur Sanders, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Distinguished Professor of Politics at... Watch Full Episode

Political polls: What's the influence, and is there voter fatigue?

posted on October 10, 2014 01:12 PM

Political polls: What's the influence, and is there voter fatigue? Play Video Public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer says she has a fear of voter fatigue when it comes to polls, because the phone rings so often these days. Political science professors Chris Larimer and Arthur Sanders say poll trends can help increase voter enthusiasm or make voters less interested, and... Watch Story

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics?

posted on October 10, 2014 01:08 PM

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics? Play Video Three women are on the ballot for U.S. House and Senate seats in 2014, but none are outwardly using gender, and the fact Iowa has never elected a woman to Congress, in campaigning for those offices. Political science professor Arthur Sanders says he thinks incumbent males and the fact voters... Watch Story

How volatile is the 2014 election and what issues are key?

posted on October 10, 2014 01:05 PM

How volatile is the 2014 election and what issues are key? Play Video Political science professor Arthur Sanders says unpredictable events in the world can sway voter opinions in the closing days of elections, and in close races, it doesn't have to be a big event. Public opinion pollster Ann Selzer says the economy, bipartisanship, leadership, charisma and money... Watch Story

Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson & Paul Pate

posted on October 3, 2014 04:40 PM

Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson & Paul Pate Play Video Secretary of State Candidates Brad Anderson (D – Des Moines) and Paul Pate (R – Cedar Rapids) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss their campaigns for Secretary of State. Joining Anderson and Pate at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay... Watch Full Episode

Should SOS employees repay money for not working?

posted on October 3, 2014 03:07 PM

Should SOS employees repay money for not working? Play Video A recent state audit found employees in the Secretary of State office under Matt Schultz received pay for work they did not do. Secretary of State candidates Brad Anderson, a Democrat, and Paul Pate, a Republican, explain whether or not they think those employees should repay that money. Watch Story

Secretary of State candidates: Should voter ID law be changed?

posted on October 3, 2014 03:07 PM

Secretary of State candidates: Should voter ID law be changed? Play Video Secretary of State candidates Brad Anderson, a Democrat, and Paul Pate, a Republican, disagree over what voter ID laws Iowa should have to verify valid voters at the polls. Watch Story

Secretary of State candidates disagree on handling of absentee ballots

posted on October 3, 2014 03:05 PM

Secretary of State candidates disagree on handling of absentee ballots Play Video Should another person be allowed to help deliver an absentee ballot from a voter to an election office? Secretary of State candidates Paul Pate, a Republican, and Brad Anderson, a Democrat, disagree. Watch Story

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Fourth District Debate

posted on September 26, 2014 02:22 PM

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Fourth District Debate Play Video Rep. Steve King, (R-Kiron) and Jim Mowrer, (D-Boone) Thursday, October 23 Storm Lake, Iowa LIVE statewide broadcast Thursday, October 23 7-8 p.m. Iowa Public Television will hold a congressional debate on Thursday, October 23 at Buena Vista University Anderson Auditorium in Storm Lake. The... Watch Full Episode

Attorney General Tom Miller & Challenger Adam Gregg

posted on September 25, 2014 03:50 PM

Attorney General Tom Miller & Challenger Adam Gregg Play Video Attorney General Tom Miller (D – Des Moines) and Adam Gregg (R – Johnston) are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the campaign for Iowa Attorney General as Miller runs for re-election against challenger Gregg. Joining Miller and Gregg at the Iowa Press table are... Watch Full Episode

Attorney General candidates: What they want to accomplish

posted on September 25, 2014 03:22 PM

Attorney General candidates: What they want to accomplish Play Video Attorney General of Iowa Tom Miller, a Democrat, and challenger Adam Gregg, a Republican, each talk about the issues they think are important and that would be high priorities if they are elected Attorney General in November. Watch Story

Gregg and Miller debate Attorney General's independence

posted on September 25, 2014 03:21 PM

Gregg and Miller debate Attorney General's independence Play Video Republican Adam Gregg, who is challenging incumbent Democratic Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, accuses Miller of being focused on defending Obama administration policies rather than acting in the best interest of Iowans. Miller says that's false, that he's independent, and he always does what he... Watch Story

Attorney General candidates' advice on ICE detainees

posted on September 25, 2014 03:21 PM

Attorney General candidates' advice on ICE detainees Play Video Attorney General of Iowa Tom Miller and challenger Adam Gregg disagree over advice given to county law enforcement officials about potential liability related to detaining people at the request of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Watch Story

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa)

posted on September 19, 2014 06:59 PM

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) Play Video Senator Tom Harkin (D – Iowa) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will look back at last weekend’s 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry, discuss the 2014 elections and look ahead to what Senator Harkin still wants to accomplish in his final months in office. Joining Harkin at... Watch Full Episode
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