Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Congressman-elect David Young

November 21, 2014 | 00:28:50

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.,...

Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment

Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment

November 21, 2014 | 00:01:33

Congressman-elect David Young was able to secure an appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Young says he doesn't want a government...

Young on opportunities to compromise in D.C.

Young on opportunities to compromise in D.C.

November 21, 2014 | 00:02:32

Congressman-elect David Young says he wants to govern, and he's willing to work with others in Congress and whoever is president in order to accomplish...

Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration

Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration

November 21, 2014 | 00:02:53

Congressman-elect David Young (R - Van Meter) says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama is taking executive action on certain immigration issues....

2014 Election Outcomes

November 7, 2014 | 00:28:48

Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss the outcome...

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

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

November 7, 2014 | 00:04:25

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...

Who's on the Democrats' bench?

Who's on the Democrats' bench?

November 7, 2014 | 00:02:39

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....

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting?

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting?

November 7, 2014 | 00:02:05

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....

Election Day

October 31, 2014 | 00:28:51

David Andersen, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University and Dr. Christopher Budzisz, Loras College Associate Professor of Politics...

The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns

The impact of social media and Web ads on political campaigns

October 31, 2014 | 00:02:18

Political science professors Dave Andersen and Chris Budzisz explain how campaigns are using more and more social media and Web ads to reach supporters...

What mandate will election winners have?

What mandate will election winners have?

October 31, 2014 | 00:01:00

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...

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

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

October 31, 2014 | 00:01:45

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...

Reporters' Roundtable: The 2014 Elections

October 17, 2014 | 00:29:05

On this edition of Iowa Press our reporters cover the 2014 elections.

Political Polling

October 10, 2014 | 00:28:48

On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests are public opinion pollster J. Ann Selzer, president of Selzer & Company, Inc.; Chris Larimer, Associate Professor...

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

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

October 10, 2014 | 00:02:39

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...

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics?

Is there a glass ceiling for women in Iowa politics?

October 10, 2014 | 00:01:10

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...

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

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

October 10, 2014 | 00:02:38

Political science professor Arthur Sanders says unpredictable events in the world can sway voter opinions in the closing days of elections, and in close...

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

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

October 3, 2014 | 00:02:56

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...

Should SOS employees repay money for not working?

Should SOS employees repay money for not working?

October 3, 2014 | 00:01:49

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...

Secretary of State candidates disagree on handling of absentee ballots

Secretary of State candidates disagree on handling of absentee ballots

October 3, 2014 | 00:02:01

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,...