Iowa Press - Episodes for 2016

Rep. David Young

Young hopeful for bipartisan action on guns

July 1, 2016 | 1:16

Rep David Young (R-Van Meter) says he could support the Cornyn amendment on gun control from the Senate, which addresses people on terror watch lists being able to purchase guns.

Rep. David Young

Young leans toward support of TPP

July 1, 2016 | 1:27

Rep. David Young (R-Van Meter) says Iowa is an export state, and trade is extremely important. He says there would be strategic value to a trade deal in certain areas of the Pacific.

Iowa Party Chairs

Iowa Party Chairs

June 24, 2016 | 29 min

Political branding. Iowa's Republican and Democratic Parties projecting image issues, energy and money.

Jeff Kaurmann and Dr. Andy McGuire

Kaufmann and McGuire on "Brexit"

June 24, 2016 | 2:19

Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire assess the impact of the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union.

Jeff Kaufmann

Kaufmann says Trump will be nominee, no convention coup

June 24, 2016 | 1:11

Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann says the presidential nominating process is a bottom-up process, and the people have spoken; Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.

Jeff Kaurmann and Dr. Andy McGuire

Kaufmann, McGuire respond to Rep. Loebsack calling Rep. King an embarrassment

June 24, 2016 | 1:07

Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack recently suggested fellow Congressman Steve King is an embarrassment to Iowa. Republican Party of Iowa Chair Jeff Kaufmann and Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr.

Dr. Andy McGuire

McGuire: Sanders good for party; Democrats will unify

June 24, 2016 | 1:26

Iowa Democratic Party Chair Dr. Andy McGuire says she thinks Sen. Bernie Sanders has been good for the Democratic Party and voters are energized about the general election.

Caucus head count: Why Republicans do, Democrats don't

Caucus head count: Why Republicans do, Democrats don't

June 17, 2016 | 3:30

Democrat Dave Nagle responds to a question about why Iowa Democrats don't do a head count at caucuses and have a formula for awarding delegates.

Better caucus venues, and a standard, national model?

Better caucus venues, and a standard, national model?

June 17, 2016 | 2 min

Democrat Dave Nagle and Republican David Oman both say the parties need to re-evaluate venues for Iowa Caucuses before the next election cycle.

Dave Nagle and David Oman

Are the Iowa Caucuses too complicated, frustrating for voters?

June 17, 2016 | 1:23

Republican David Oman and Democrat Dave Nagle both say they don't think voters are frustrated with the caucuses in general, but there are improvements that can be made.

The Future of Iowa Caucuses

The Future of Iowa Caucuses

June 17, 2016 | 29 min

Political pillars. Democrat David Nagle, republican David Oman, using extensive political experience and expertise in analyzing, advising and administering the Iowa Caucuses.

Governor Terry Branstad

Governor Terry Branstad

June 10, 2016 | 29 min

Mid-year, mid-term. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad almost halfway through his sixth term. We're asking what the Governor sees ahead on this edition of Iowa Press.

Gov. Terry Branstad

Branstad on tuition hikes: "I think it's too much"

June 3, 2016 | 1:38

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he hopes the Board of Regents will take a look at a recent proposal to raise tuition an additional $300.

Gov. Terry Branstad

Branstad says he's open to considering tax policy changes in 2017

June 3, 2016 | 2:04

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he wants to visit with state legislators to find out what is the art of the possible before announcing any tax policy proposals for the 2017 session.

Gov. Terry Branstad

Branstad on Ernst at Trump’s V.P.

June 3, 2016 | 1:09

Gov. Terry Branstad (R-Des Moines) says he may have an opportunity to meet with Donald Trump soon to discuss the renewable fuel standard and maybe even Sen. Joni Ernst as a possible running mate.

Third Congressional District Democratic Primary Candidates

Third Congressional District Democratic Primary Candidates

June 3, 2016 | 29 min

Aspiring candidates. Three democrats campaigning to carry their party's third district congressional nomination.

Jim Mowrer

Jim Mowrer defends TV ad that draws contrast with Sherzan

June 3, 2016 | 1:32

Jim Mowrer (D-Des Moines), candidate for the Democratic nomination for the Third Congressional District, says a recent TV ad his campaign launched is not a negative ad.

Mike Sherzan

Mike Sherzan says Mowrer TV ad is false

June 3, 2016 | 2:06

Mike Sherzan (D-West Des Moines), candidate for the Democratic nomination in the Third Congressional District, says a TV ad about his position on banks and Wall Street reform is false, but he will

Desmund Adams

Desmund Adams on Wall Street reform and Mowrer TV ad

June 3, 2016 | 1:52

Desmund Adams (D-Clive), candidate for the Democratic nomination in the Third Congressional District, says negative ads are part of political campaigns, but he says there was deceit and dishonesty

Reporters Roundtable: Primary Politics

Reporters Roundtable: Primary Politics

May 27, 2016 | 29 min

Primary politics. Iowa's political parties preparing for anointing their candidates.