Iowa Press - Episodes for 2016

Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss

Economists David Swenson and Ernie Goss

December 30, 2016 | 29 min

Economic hiccups. Sagging farm commodity prices sending monetary shock waves. Economists Ernie Goss and David Swenson providing insights on this edition of Iowa Press.

Reporters’ Roundtable (Episode 4415)

Reporters’ Roundtable

December 23, 2016 | 29 min

A roundtable discussion about the biggest stories from 2016 and what we can expect in early 2017.

Iowa Press Women in Politics

Iowa Press Women in Politics

December 16, 2016 | 28 min

On this episode of Iowa Press, we discuss women in Iowa politics, including recent and upcoming milestones, as well as efforts to recruit and train candidates.

Governor Terry Branstad’s Nomination as Ambassador to China

Governor Terry Branstad’s Nomination as Ambassador to China

December 9, 2016 | 30 min

On this edition of Iowa Press we will discuss President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Governor Terry Branstad as U.S. Ambassador to China.

Bill Northey

Bill Northey leaves door open to serve as Lt. Gov.

December 9, 2016 | 1 min

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey (R-Spirit Lake) says he supports Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds 100 percent as she prepares to take over the duties of governor.

Mary Kramer

Mary Kramer on tackling tough issues as ambassador

December 9, 2016 | 2 min

Mary Kramer, former U.S. Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, says Donald Trump's tough talk about China won't be a surprise to the Chinese when Gov. Terry Branstad takes over as U.S.

Chuck Larson

Chuck Larson on Branstad's leadership as ambassador

December 9, 2016 | 1 min

Chuck Larson, former U.S. Ambassador to Latvia, says ambassadors have to understand they are guests in foreign countries. He says the way you accomplish things is through leadership, and Gov.

State of the Iowa Democratic Party

State of the Iowa Democratic Party

December 2, 2016 | 29 min

Developing blueprints. Election losses driving democratic assessments and retooling. Insights from three democratic activists on this edition of Iowa Press.

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.

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.

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.

Doug Gross

Gross says watch what Donald Trump does, not what he says

November 23, 2016 | 1 min

Republican activist Doug Gross says Donald Trump is a performer who did what he needed to in order to get elected, but Gross says he thinks Trump will do what he needs to do as president in order t

Doug Gross

Gross says he's worried about Iowa impact of no TPP

November 23, 2016 | 2 min

Republican activist Doug Gross says Iowa's economy benefits greatly from the type of trade facilitated by the TPP, a trade agreement Donald Trump campaigned against.

Harkin Institute Q&A

Post-Election Q&A on Media, the Constitution and the 2016 Race

November 18, 2016 | 28 min

The Media, the Constitution, and the 2016 Race: A Post-Election Panel Q & A.

Dennis Goldford

Harkin Institute fellow Dennis Goldford on politics and media

November 18, 2016 | 27 min

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement Flansburg Fellow Dennis Goldford, a professor of political science at Drake University, speaks about the ways TV, talk radio and the

Harkin Institute Panel Discussion

Iowa Press Harkin Institute Panel Discussion

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Rep. Steve King

King undecided on Ryan as Speaker

November 9, 2016 | 1 min

Voters speak. Delivering a message. What does it say? We're asking Iowa's re-elected Fourth District Congressman Steve King for his interpretation on this edition of Iowa Press.

Rep. Steve King

King on free trade

November 9, 2016 | 1 min

Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says it'll be difficult for a President Trump to renegotiate trade treaties already in place. King says he has personally been a free trade advocate all along.