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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.

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. But Steve Scheffler says Trump understands who brought him to the...

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...

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.

Mike Johanns

Johanns says continue support for renewable fuels

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

Fmr. USDA Sec. Mike Johanns says ethanol and biofuels should be part of the U.S.'s overall energy equation, and subsidies for the industry should continue, unless all government subsidies across the...

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.

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. Both agree that renegotiating such trade deals will be...

Bram Stoker's Dracula book

Understanding Dracula's Powers

October 27, 2017 | 2 min

People have long been fascinated with the supernatural abilities of vampires. Learn more about Dracula's powers and limitations in Bram Stoker's novel from Professor Craig Owens at Drake University.

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.

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 if Congress passes healthcare fix, Trump will support it

October 20, 2017 | 2 min

Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) says she understands why some Iowans are frustrated and confused about what might happen with Obamacare, and that she's involved in the bipartisan Senate proposal to help...

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.

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. of State Jason...

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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.

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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. Kathleen Sebelius says the Democrats have a goal to actualize healthcare as a right and Republicans are failing on the issue because they do not have a goal.

Rep. David Young

Young says he's concerned about RFS and trade policy

October 6, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. David Young (R-Van Meter) says the administration should follow through on President Trump's campaign promise to support the RFS. Young also says he's concerned about the impact of trade policy...

Rep. David Young

Young says Trump administration needs to act on health insurance

October 6, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. David Young (R-Van Meter) says it's time for the administration to act on Iowa's stopgap proposal to help insure Iowans. Young says it's not right if the delay is for political reasons.

Rep. David Young

After Vegas massacre, Young says ATF should re-evaluate bump stocks

October 6, 2017 | 1 min

Rep. David Young (R-Van Meter) says he doesn't see a need for a tool that transforms a legal gun into an illegal weapon, but he says the ATF should re-evaluate rules before Congress takes any action.

Chuck Hagel

Hagel says Iran nuclear agreement may be model for North Korea

September 26, 2017 | 3 min

Former Defense Secretary and former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel says diplomatic engagement and settlement is the way forward with North Korea and the nuclear threat the country poses.

Chuck Hagel

Hagel: "I'm not comfortable with where I see the Republican party going"

September 26, 2017 | 1 min

Former Defense Secretary and former U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel says he sees the Republican party moving toward what he thinks is a dangerous, isolationist position.