Iowa Press - Episodes for 2014

Latham to new legislators: Listen

Latham to new legislators: Listen

December 19, 2014 | 00:02:42

Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says one of the most important things for freshman Representatives and Senators to learn is the importance of listening...

Latham to Boehner: "Think big."

Latham to Boehner: "Think big."

December 19, 2014 | 00:00:57

Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) is good friends with House Speaker John Boehner. Latham says Boehner knows that there's an "opportunity of a lifetime"...

Latham on his biggest accomplishments and regrets

Latham on his biggest accomplishments and regrets

December 19, 2014 | 00:02:37

Retiring Rep. Tom Latham (R - Clive) says he's very proud of the expansion of USDA facilities in Ames, help for constituents and making National Guard...

Representative Tom Latham

Representative Tom Latham

December 19, 2014 | 00:28:47

Representative Tom Latham (R – Clive) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses Rep. Latham’s 20-year career representing the...

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders

December 26, 2014 | 00:28:47

Senator Bernie Sanders (I – Vermont), who is considered a potential presidential candidate for 2016, is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program...

Sanders: "If I run for president, I want to do it well."

Sanders: "If I run for president, I want to do it well."

December 26, 2014 | 00:02:23

Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he needs a strong grassroots movement among people in all 50 states in order to have the support necessary...

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages

Sanders: Bush, Clinton have power advantages

December 26, 2014 | 00:02:10

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, an Independent who is considering running for president, says having a powerful family like Jeb Bush or Hillary Clinton...

Sanders: Must transform energy system

Sanders: Must transform energy system

December 26, 2014 | 00:02:14

Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says he's not a fan of more and more oil production and the U.S. needs more sustainable energy. He applauds...

Iowa State University President Steven Leath

Iowa State University President Steven Leath

December 12, 2014 | 00:28:47

Iowa State University President Steven Leath is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program discusses the financial future of ISU and ongoing...

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

Leath: Open to Big XII conference expansion

December 12, 2014 | 00:01:05

Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says he is open to expanding the Big XII from 10 teams to 12, but only if they are the right schools....

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving

Leath: VEISHEA replacement still evolving

December 12, 2014 | 00:01:39

Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath canceled the annual VEISHEA celebration after violence erupted again in 2014. He says work is still being...

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

Leath: Hoiberg made right decision on Dejean-Jones

December 12, 2014 | 00:02:09

Iowa State University President Dr. Steven Leath says basketball coach Fred Hoiberg made the right decision at the right time in choosing to suspend Bryce...

Senator Tom Harkin

Senator Tom Harkin

December 5, 2014 | 00:25:00

Senator Tom Harkin (D – Cumming) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss his 40-year legacy serving Iowa in both the U.S....

Harkin says he will support Iowa Democrats but won't be "godfather"

Harkin says he will support Iowa Democrats but won't be "godfather"

December 5, 2014 | 00:02:02

Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) says he loves the job of U.S. Senator, but it's time for him to step aside and for new people to come in. He says...

Harkin: "Government can give hope to people."

Harkin: "Government can give hope to people."

December 5, 2014 | 00:02:04

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) talks about how he has been changed by being a politician. He says it's given him a wonderful perspective on life and how...

Harkin on Iraq war: "Worst vote I ever cast in my life."

Harkin on Iraq war: "Worst vote I ever cast in my life."

December 5, 2014 | 00:01:30

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Cumming) says foreign relations are much more complicated for the U.S. today than when he first went to Congress in the early 1970s....

The Futures of the Iowa Republican and Democratic Parties

The Futures of the Iowa Republican and Democratic Parties

November 28, 2014 | 00:28:40

Des Moines attorney and former Republican Gubernatorial candidate Doug Gross and former Iowa state director for Obama 2012 and Secretary of State candidate...

Gross: Reynolds must begin separating herself from Branstad

Gross: Reynolds must begin separating herself from Branstad

November 28, 2014 | 00:02:08

Republican insider Doug Gross says if Kim Reynolds wants to run for governor in the future, she needs to start putting together her own team and step...

How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation?

How do Iowans ensure Caucuses remain first in the nation?

November 28, 2014 | 00:01:33

Republican insider Doug Gross says Iowa has one more chance to get it right, or the state may not go first in 2020. He says getting the vote count correct...

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision

Anderson on Democrats' up-and-coming leaders, need for vision

November 28, 2014 | 00:02:17

Democratic insider Brad Anderson says there are up-and-coming leaders in the Iowa Democratic Party, such as Nathan Blake, Ravi Patel, Janet Peterson,...