Iowa Press - Episodes for 2015

Grassley: A governor has better chance in 2016

Grassley: A governor has better chance in 2016

April 3, 2015 | 00:01:14

Sen. Charles Grassley says he thinks a candidate who has experience as a governor, rather than as a member of the U.S. Congress, will have the best shot...

Grassley skeptical of Iran deal but withholding judgment

Grassley skeptical of Iran deal but withholding judgment

April 3, 2015 | 00:02:31

Sen. Charles Grassley says he is skeptical of a nuclear deal with Iran because the Iranian government has failed to deliver on promises in the past. However,...

Grassley says he's not grooming a successor

Grassley says he's not grooming a successor

April 3, 2015 | 00:00:56

Sen. Charles Grassley says he is not grooming someone to run for the Senate and take his seat if/when he decides to retire, unlike Gov. Terry Branstad,...

Senator Charles Grassley

Senator Charles Grassley

April 3, 2015 | 00:28:52

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley (R – New Hartford) is the guest on the next edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss his work as chair of the Senate...

Iowa Party Chairs

Iowa Party Chairs

March 27, 2015 | 00:28:45

Jeff Kaufmann, chair of the Republican Party of Iowa, and Dr. Andy McGuire, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, are the guests on the this edition of...

Party chairs on Grassley 2016 and the candidate "benches"

Party chairs on Grassley 2016 and the candidate "benches"

March 27, 2015 | 00:02:28

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire says her party won't give Sen. Chuck Grassley a free pass to re-election, but no candidate has formally stepped...

Kaufmann: Reasonable Republicans can disagree on gas tax

Kaufmann: Reasonable Republicans can disagree on gas tax

March 27, 2015 | 00:01:36

Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann says there are disagreements among conservative Republicans over the passage of a gas tax increase this legislative...

McGuire: We've got to rebuild some of our grassroots

McGuire: We've got to rebuild some of our grassroots

March 27, 2015 | 00:01:27

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire says she doesn't think her party has done enough in rural Iowa. She says she thinks rural Iowans are excited...

Party chairs hint at Caucus results reporting changes

Party chairs hint at Caucus results reporting changes

March 27, 2015 | 00:02:09

Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire say they're excited about changes and improvements to the...

Iowa Democrats Talk Caucus Campaigns

Iowa Democrats Talk Caucus Campaigns

March 20, 2015 | 00:28:52

Bonnie Campbell, LPCA Public Strategies partner and former Iowa Attorney General; Jerry Crawford, attorney and Midwest co-chair of Hillary Clinton’s 2008...

Is Hillary Clinton's gender a campaign asset?

Is Hillary Clinton's gender a campaign asset?

March 20, 2015 | 00:02:18

Jerry Crawford says Hillary Clinton recently gave a speech about bridging party gaps in Washington and focusing on middle ground, and he says he thinks...

Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races

Iowa Democratic candidates for 2016 races

March 20, 2015 | 00:03:45

Jerry Crawford says the 1st and 3rd Congressional Districts will probably get the most attention in 2016, and he thinks Monica Vernon has the upper hand...

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running?

When will Hillary Clinton announce she's running?

March 20, 2015 | 00:02:11

Hillary Clinton supporters Bonnie Campbell and Jerry Crawford say they expect a formal campaign announcement from Clinton in April. Democratic strategist...

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax

Iowa Republicans Talk Caucus Campaigns & Gas Tax

February 27, 2015 | 00:24:46

Steve Scheffler, Iowa National Republican Committeeman; Craig Robinson, editor of TheIowaRepublican.com; and Doug Gross, a former Iowa Republican gubernatorial...

Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad?

Is having more presidential candidate forums good or bad?

February 27, 2015 | 00:03:04

The Republican National Committee is controlling the number of presidential candidate debates for the 2016 election cycle. As a result, more forums organized...

Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison?

Who gets blamed for problems at new Fort Madison prison?

February 27, 2015 | 00:01:57

Republican Doug Gross says the buck ultimately stops with the governor. However, he says a big problem with the prison was the project labor agreement...

Is there political fallout for passing gas tax?

Is there political fallout for passing gas tax?

February 27, 2015 | 00:02:46

The Iowa legislature swiftly passed, and Governor Terry Branstad quickly signed into law, a 10 cent increase in the state's gas tax. Republicans Doug...

Regents Funding Model for Iowa Private Colleges

February 20, 2015 | 00:28:43

Jeffrey Bullock, president of the University of Dubuque in Dubuque; Kent Henning, president of Grand View University in Des Moines; and Mark Putnam, president...

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges

Alternatives to traditional classroom education now offered at Iowa's private colleges

February 20, 2015 | 00:01:55

With online education becoming more and more popular, the 21st century model of higher education is much different than traditional campus education....

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges?

Does the closing of AIB signal concern with other private colleges?

February 20, 2015 | 00:03:02

The closing of the American Institute of Business in Des Moines came as a surprise to many in the higher education community. President's Mark Putnam,...