Brad Anderson

Anderson says Democrats need better messaging

December 2, 2016 | 1 min

Democratic strategist Brad Anderson says part of the reason Democrats weren't successful in the 2016 election is that they didn't have the right message reaching the right people.

Sen. Rob Hogg

Hogg on the Democratic minority in the Legislature

December 2, 2016 | 2 min

Sen. Rob Hogg (D-Cedar Rapids) says Democrats have to be reactive to what Republican legislators do, but they also must present a positive vision for how Democrats could govern better and win back...

Jessica Vanden Berg

Vanden Berg on Democrats reaching rural voters

December 2, 2016 | 1 min

Democratic strategist Jessica Vanden Berg says she agrees with recent comments from former Iowa Gov. and U.S. Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about Democrats needing to pay more attention to rural...

Iowa Press Rebublican Roundtable

Iowa Press Republican Roundtable

November 25, 2016 | 29 min

Iowa Press roundtable with Steve Scheffler and Doug Gross. Topics include the outcome of the November elections and the republican party’s dominance of the legislative and executive branches in Iowa and Washington D.C. Joining moderator Dean Borg at the Iowa Press table are Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for The Des Moines Register.

Steve Scheffler

Scheffler says Iowa Republicans should be aggressive at Statehouse

November 23, 2016 | 1 min

Republican National Committeeman Steve Scheffler says Republicans in the Iowa Legislature should use their party's control over state government to pursue an aggressive agenda. Republican activist...