Iowa Press - Episodes for 2015

Presidential debate didn't help winnow field

Presidential debate didn't help winnow field

August 7, 2015 | 00:00:45

Republican Doug Gross says the first televised Republican presidential debate didn't help winnow the field. Instead, he says it actually allowed candidates...

Republican candidates must notch early win to survive

Republican candidates must notch early win to survive

August 7, 2015 | 00:02:16

Republicans Matt Whitaker, Craig Robinson and Doug Gross all agree that a presidential candidate must win in Iowa or New Hampshire to be successful. They...

Doug Gross: "Trump got Trumped"

Doug Gross: "Trump got Trumped"

August 7, 2015 | 00:01:36

Doug Gross says Donald Trump showed the kind of person he is in the first televised Republican presidential debate, and it's not someone Republicans will...

Reporters' Roundtable

Reporters' Roundtable

July 31, 2015 | 00:28:48

This edition of Iowa Press is a reporters’ roundtable discussing the Iowa Caucuses and political news of the week.

Joining moderator Dean Borg at the...

Political Roundtable

Political Roundtable

July 17, 2015 | 00:28:49

This edition of Iowa Press convenes a political roundtable with democratic strategist Jeff Link and republican strategist John Stineman to discuss the...

Immigration Politics in the Republican Party

Immigration Politics in the Republican Party

July 17, 2015 | 00:01:14

Donald Trump’s comments have stirred quite a debate about how much the immigration plays a part in the primaries.

Time to start winnowing presidential field?

Time to start winnowing presidential field?

July 17, 2015 | 00:01:36

With the party wide cattle calls and debates starting, will the presidential field start to shrink?

Bob Vander Plaats & Brad Anderson

Bob Vander Plaats & Brad Anderson

July 10, 2015 | 00:28:50

On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests are Republican Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The FAMiLY LEADER, whose organization is hosting several...

Stakes are high at upcoming presidential candidate events

Stakes are high at upcoming presidential candidate events

July 10, 2015 | 00:01:53

The Iowa Democratic Party hosts all five Democratic presidential candidates at its Hall of Fame dinner on July 17, and then The FAMiLY LEADER hosts 10...

Vander Plaats on conservatives rallying around one candidate

Vander Plaats on conservatives rallying around one candidate

July 10, 2015 | 00:01:52

Republican Bob Vander Plaats, President and CEO of The FAMiLY LEADER, says conservatives are looking for a candidate with a pro-family vision and his...

Anderson: Campaign finance needs attention

Anderson: Campaign finance needs attention

July 10, 2015 | 00:01:19

Democrat Brad Anderson, one of the co-chairs of a nonpartisan group called Iowa Pays the Price, says third party groups now spend more money than candidates...

Loebsack: I have a duty to weigh in on trade agreements

Loebsack: I have a duty to weigh in on trade agreements

July 3, 2015 | 00:01:57

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he voted against trade promotion authority for the president because he feels he needs to have more input on trade...

Loebsack says Caucuses can help Democrats rebuild

Loebsack says Caucuses can help Democrats rebuild

July 3, 2015 | 00:01:51

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) is the only Democrat in Iowa's Congressional delegation. He says the best way to rebuild the Iowa Democratic Party right...

Representative David Loebsack

Representative David Loebsack

July 3, 2015 | 00:28:38

(D – Iowa City) Representative David Loebsack is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program focuses on the latest legislative and political...

Loebsack: EPA decision isn't enough for ethanol

Loebsack: EPA decision isn't enough for ethanol

July 3, 2015 | 00:01:47

Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he is not pleased with the recent EPA blender mandate decision regarding fuels because the volumes for ethanol are...

Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Terry Branstad

June 26, 2015 | 00:28:47

Governor Terry Branstad is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the recent Iowa legislative session and potential final outcomes.

Joining...

Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses

Branstad says poll cutoff for debates could hurt Caucuses

June 26, 2015 | 00:01:48

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says a proposal to determine Republican presidential debate participants according to polling numbers is a bad idea....

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare

Branstad: Iowa took right path regarding Obamacare

June 26, 2015 | 00:02:11

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says it was not a mistake for Iowa to not create a state exchange under Obamacare. Instead, Branstad says his administration...

Branstad on marriage ruling: "It is the law."

Branstad on marriage ruling: "It is the law."

June 26, 2015 | 00:02:26

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court decision that will allow same-sex marriage in all 50 states. He says...

UNI President William Ruud

UNI President William Ruud

June 19, 2015 | 00:28:50

University of Northern Iowa President William Ruud is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses current financial and academic issues...