Iowa Press - Episodes for 2017

Congressman Dave Loebsack

Congressman Dave Loebsack

November 17, 2017 | 27 min

On this edition of Iowa Press, Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) discusses congressional votes on tax reform, health care and upcoming legislative decisions in Washington.

Iowa Legislative Issues

Iowa Legislative Issues

November 10, 2017 | 27 min

The front lines of government policy are often at your nearby city council.

Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler

Republicans disagree on how to treat potential Trump challengers

November 3, 2017 | 3 min

Steve Scheffler says prominent Iowa Republicans and party officials should support Donald Trump for re-election, while Doug Gross says it's a bad idea for the future of the Iowa Caucuses for Republ

Doug Gross and Steve Scheffler

Gross, Scheffler on how Republicans view Trump

November 3, 2017 | 2 min

Doug Gross says he sees President Trump's style and the substance of his policies as two long term problems for the Republican Party.

Doug Gross

Gross on tax cuts/reform for Republicans: "It's everything"

November 3, 2017 | 1 min

Republican Doug Gross says if Republicans in Congress don't pass a tax cut/tax reform bill, there will be hell to pay for Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections.

Republican Issues

Republican Issues

November 3, 2017 | 27 min

Republicans aiming toward 2018 face national fights while a republican majority and President in Washington balance tax reform amid federal investigations.

Rural Issues

Rural Issues

October 27, 2017 | 27 min

Rural America at a crossroads in an era of turbulent policy and politics. We visit with a bipartisan pair of former U.S.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst on the EPA and the Renewable Fuel Standard

October 20, 2017 | 2min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says EPA administrator Scott Pruitt "needed a little motivation," but she feels good right now about where the EPA stands regarding the RFS.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says if Congress passes healthcare fix, Trump will support it

October 20, 2017 | 2 min

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Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says dreamers should have legal status

October 20, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says she would vote to grant legal permanent residency to those that are currently covered under DACA.

Sen. Joni Ernst

Ernst says Trump, Republicans differ on trade policies

October 20, 2017 | 1 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says the president's trade policies do not indicate the Republican party as a whole is moving away from supporting free trade.

Senator Joni Ernst

Senator Joni Ernst

October 20, 2017 | 27 min

Congress at a crossroads less than a year into the Trump administration and key republican priorities are teetering on the brink of failure.

Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns

Glickman, Johanns on the value of NAFTA for agriculture

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. USDA Secretaries Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns say NAFTA had positive impacts on the ag economy and some negative impacts on manufacturing.

Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns

Glickman, Johanns on water quality

October 27, 2017 | 3 min

Fmr. USDA Secretaries Dan Glickman and Mike Johanns say technological advances in agriculture can help the industry deal with issues that impact water quality.

Mike Johanns

Johanns says continue support for renewable fuels

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. USDA Sec.

Dan Glickman

Glickman on the future of agriculture

October 27, 2017 | 1 min

Fmr. USDA Sec. Dan Glickman says research investment and consumer involvement will both impact the future of agriculture.

Democrats on Iowa Press

Democratic Party Discussion

October 13, 2017 | 27 min

Former Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, former Missouri Sec. of State Jason Kander and Rep. John Delaney (D-Maryland) will discuss issues confronting democrats across the country and how the party may rebuild in the years ahead.

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Sebelius: Democrats believe healthcare is a right and its the goal

October 13, 2017 | 3 min

Former Health and Human Services Sec.

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Kander believes assumptions on gun legislation hurts voters and candidates

October 13, 2017 | 1 min

Former Missouri Sec. of State Jason Kander says Democrats can form an impactful message on gun regulation and immigration if they share their honest opinions on the subjects.

Iowa Press guests on Caucus 2020

Should Iowa still hold the first in the nation presidential caucus?

October 13, 2017 | 1 min

For decades the Iowa Caucus has been the first word in who will become President of the United States. Former Health and Human Services Sec. Kathleen Sebelius, former Missouri Sec.