Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst

Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst

July 18, 2014 | 00:02:19

Republican strategist David Kochel says viewers see through the cynical distortion of Joni Ernst's positions highlighted in a negative ad from political...

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer

July 11, 2014 | 00:28:44

Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent...

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare

July 11, 2014 | 00:03:34

Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed....

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems

July 11, 2014 | 00:01:19

Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today,...

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard

July 11, 2014 | 00:01:04

Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore,...

Reporters Roundtable

On this edition of Iowa Press, a panel of our regular Iowa Press reporters recap the June primaries and analyze the campaigns heating up this summer as...

Republican Congressional Candidate David Young

David Young, Republican candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Third District is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young finished fifth in the June 3...

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider

Young running as both a Washington insider and an outsider

June 27, 2014 | 00:01:12

Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says knowing how to hit the ground running in Washington, D.C., is an asset. He also...

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan

Young: Minimum wage action must be bipartisan

June 27, 2014 | 00:00:46

Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says he wants to see Iowans' pay go up. However, he says tax relief for small businesses...

Young says he won't push social issues

Young says he won't push social issues

June 27, 2014 | 00:01:50

Third District Congressional candidate David Young (R-Van Meter) says social issues are important to him personally, but he doesn't plan to push them...

2014 Elections & Key Races Across Iowa

June 20, 2014 | 00:28:44

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University, Chris Larimer, associate professor of political...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Senator Jack Hatch

June 13, 2014 | 00:28:46

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Senator Jack Hatch (D - Des Moines) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. We discuss new developments in his...

Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino

Hatch: Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission should consider other criteria for Cedar Rapids casino

June 13, 2014 | 00:01:52

Sen. Jack Hatch says the unique situation and circumstances in Cedar Rapids should be taken into consideration in deciding whether to approve a casino...

Hatch responds to ads attacking him on tax returns and conflicts of interest

Hatch responds to ads attacking him on tax returns and conflicts of interest

Sen. Jack Hatch says the campaign ads attacking him don't have any basis, and they are simply diverting attention from what he calls a scandal-ridden...

Hatch says Iowa has lost opportunities under Branstad

Hatch says Iowa has lost opportunities under Branstad

Sen. Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor, says Iowa is coasting. He says as governor he would focus on four, key areas for the state: education...

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention

June 6, 2014 | 00:01:12

Rep. Steve King says he supports the 35% threshold for candidates in a primary election. However, he says if a candidate doesn't reach 35%, he would prefer...

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker

June 6, 2014 | 00:02:07

Rep. Steve King says he's open to voting for someone other than Rep. John Boehner as Speaker of the House, if Republicans retain control of Congress after...

King: Deal for release of American POW a "colossal mistake"

King: Deal for release of American POW a "colossal mistake"

June 6, 2014 | 00:02:42

Rep. Steve King says the U.S. does not negotiate with terrorists, and the release of American POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in exchange for five Taliban prisoners...

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie & Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett

Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie and Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. We will discuss redevelopment and successes...

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos

Des Moines and Cedar Rapids mayors talk casinos

May 30, 2014 | 00:03:16

Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett says a Cedar Rapids casino would have been a shot in the arm for state gambling revenues because of its urban location....