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The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband  (#0)

The President Speaks on Promoting Community Broadband (#0)

posted on January 13, 2015 at 3:40 PM

On Wednesday, January 14, the President traveled to Cedar Falls, Iowa, where he laid out new steps to increase access to affordable, high-speed Internet across the country. Video provided by: www.whitehouse.gov 19:41 Read More »
Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day (#4011)

Republicans Yield Big Harvest on Election Day (#4011)

posted on November 7, 2014 at 4:50 PM

Election night turned into a “grand ol’ party” Tuesday as Republicans took back the majority in the U.S. Senate and built on their lead in the House. 04:25 Read More »
Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday (#4010)

Balance of Power in Play on Tuesday (#4010)

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

The balance of power in the U.S. Senate is in play next week when 36 of the seats are up for grabs. Republicans need a net gain of six seats to take control of the chamber. Additions could be made in states like Iowa with the retirement of Tom... Read More »
Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory (#4010)

Per-Cow Milk Production Soars into Record Territory (#4010)

posted on October 31, 2014 at 5:46 PM

California likes to claim it has happy cows, but Colorado’s ladies set the per-animal pace in milk production recently, handily breaking the 2,000 pound mark. Read More »
Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit (#4009)

Just-Approved Enlist Duo Herbicide Subject of Lawsuit (#4009)

posted on October 24, 2014 at 6:24 PM

It took less than a week for a lawsuit to arise in response to the government’s Oct.15 approval of a new herbicide that combines two existing weed killers. Read More »
Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs (#4201)

Iowa Democratic and Republican Party Chairs (#4201)

posted on September 5, 2014 at 6:41 PM

Full Program: Iowa Democratic Party chair Scott Brennan and Republican Party of Iowa chair Jeff Kaufmann are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. They discuss the state of each party, the 2014 elections, and look ahead to the 2016 Iowa Caucuses. Joining... 28:46 Read More »
Brennan: Harkin Steak Fry won't be Clinton campaign kickoff (#4201)

Brennan: Harkin Steak Fry won't be Clinton campaign kickoff (#4201)

posted on September 5, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Scott Brennan, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, says he expects the 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry will be a chance to honor retiring Sen. Tom Harkin, not an unofficial launch of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign. Brennan says the... 01:05 Read More »
Iowa Press U.S. Congress Third District Debate (#203)

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Third District Debate (#203)

posted on September 4, 2014 at 10:10 AM

Full Program: Staci Appel (D-Des Moines) and David Young (R-Van Meter) Thursday, September 11 Council Bluffs, Iowa Iowa Press continues its focus on the issues that matter most to Iowans with the Iowa Press Debate series. Candidates seeking Iowa's 3rd... 58:47 Read More »
Webb: There's time to discuss Hillary Clinton's record (#4145)

Webb: There's time to discuss Hillary Clinton's record (#4145)

posted on August 22, 2014 at 3:25 PM

When asked to evaluate Hillary Clinton's performance as U.S. Secretary of State, former Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb says, "There's time to have that discussion later." He says there were good points, such as the pivot to Asia. On the other... 02:35 Read More »
Webb: We do not belong as an occupying power in Iraq (#4145)

Webb: We do not belong as an occupying power in Iraq (#4145)

posted on August 22, 2014 at 3:22 PM

Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb says it doesn't do any good for U.S. national security for us to be an occupying power in the Middle East. He says we opened up Pandora's Box when we invaded Iraq, because the lid came off sectarian violence.... 02:46 Read More »
Webb on the recent uprising in Ferguson, Missouri (#4145)

Webb on the recent uprising in Ferguson, Missouri (#4145)

posted on August 22, 2014 at 3:18 PM

Former Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb says he cautions fellow Democrats from jumping to conclusions about what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, that sparked racial tensions without knowing all the facts. He says the appearance of a... 02:28 Read More »
Former Senator Jim Webb (D-Virginia) (#4145)

Former Senator Jim Webb (D-Virginia) (#4145)

posted on August 22, 2014 at 11:04 AM

Full Program: Former Senator Jim Webb (D-Virginia) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Senator Webb discusses economic and veterans affairs issues. Webb, a former Secretary of the Navy under President Ronald Reagan weighs in on foreign affair issues... 28:50 Read More »
Iowa Press U.S. Congress Second District Debate (#202)

Iowa Press U.S. Congress Second District Debate (#202)

posted on August 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Full Program: Mariannette Miller-Meeks(R) and Dave Loebsack(D) Thursday, August 28 Iowa City High School Iowa City, Iowa Iowa Press continues its focus on the issues that matter most to Iowans with the Iowa Press Debate series. 58:56 Read More »
Iowa Press Governor Debate (#201)

Iowa Press Governor Debate (#201)

posted on July 28, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Full Program: Gov. Terry Branstad (R) and Sen. Jack Hatch (D) Thursday, August 14 - 4:00 p.m. Penningroth Media Center Iowa State Fairgrounds Iowa Press continues its focus on the issues that matter most to Iowans with the Iowa Press Debate for the... 59:15 Read More »
Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link (#4144)

Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link (#4144)

posted on July 18, 2014 at 6:27 PM

Full Program: On this edition of Iowa Press, our guests include Republican political strategist David Kochel and Democratic political strategist Jeff Link. We discuss the high-profile U.S. Senate race in Iowa, as well as other notable races and political... 28:51 Read More »
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