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Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration

posted on November 21, 2014 02:29 PM

Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration Play Video Congressman-elect David Young (R - Van Meter) says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama is taking executive action on certain immigration issues. He says he believes there is potential compromise in the next Congress, and the foremost important issue is securing the border. Watch Story

2014 Election Outcomes

posted on November 7, 2014 05:55 PM

2014 Election Outcomes Play Video Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss the outcome of the 2014 midterm elections and the path forward for their respective political parties. Joining Kochel and Link at the Iowa Press table... Watch Full Episode

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:53 PM

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance? Play Video Braley was tied to dislike for Washington. Ernst made a splash with an ad during the primary about castrating hogs. Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Braley campaign strategy was low risk, and it turns out they needed to take some big risks to have a chance to win. Republican strategist... Watch Story

Who's on the Democrats' bench?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:52 PM

Who's on the Democrats' bench? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Democrats have several bright, young people who are in good positions to run for higher offices in the future. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says Republicans have had a lot of work to do to reach more younger voters, more minorities and more... Watch Story

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting?

posted on November 7, 2014 03:51 PM

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says it's clear that a lot of Democrats stayed home in 2014 and didn't vote. Part of the reason was a failure in messaging. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says even though Republicans did well in early voting in 2014, they still have a lot of work to do, and... Watch Story

Election Day

posted on October 31, 2014 03:51 PM

Election Day Play Video David Andersen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University and Dr. Christopher Budzisz, Loras College Associate Professor of Politics and Director of the Loras College Poll, are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the 2014 election on Tuesday,... Watch Full Episode

The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns

posted on October 31, 2014 03:10 PM

The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns Play Video Political science professors Dave Andersen and Chris Budzisz explain how campaigns are using more and more social media and Web ads to reach supporters and potential voters, in addition to the traditional broadcast television commercials. They say sophisticated campaigns are harnessing the power... Watch Story

What mandate will election winners have?

posted on October 31, 2014 03:08 PM

What mandate will election winners have? Play Video Political science professors Dave Andersen and Chris Budzisz say Gov. Terry Branstad will win by a wide enough margin that he'll have a mandate to do whatever he wants. However, they say the U.S. Senate race winner likely won't be able to change much in Washington because the Senate will still be... Watch Story

Loras College Poll director says he's confident in his poll's results

posted on October 31, 2014 03:04 PM

Loras College Poll director says he's confident in his poll's results Play Video Chris Budzisz, the director of the Loras College Poll, which launched in Spring 2014, says he is confident in the poll's methodology. However, he cautions people that the Loras College Poll, like many polls, is a snapshot in time, not a tracking poll. Watch Story

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
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