posted on August 22, 2014 03:28 PM
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 around the world and politics back on the home front.
Joining Webb at the Iowa Press table is moderator Dean Borg, Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa; and Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for The Des Moines Register.
posted on August 22, 2014 03:25 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 hand, he says certain actions during the Arab...
posted on August 22, 2014 03:22 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. Webb says if ISIS is involved in international...
posted on August 22, 2014 03:18 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 militaristic presence of police is not a good signal to send.
posted on July 18, 2014 06:27 PM
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 news.
Dean Borg is host moderator alongside...
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posted on July 18, 2014 03:38 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel says viewers see through the cynical distortion of Joni Ernst's positions highlighted in a negative ad from political action committees. Democratic strategist Jeff Link argues that it isn't cynical to use video of Ernst stating her own positions during the...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:52 PM
Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link both predict a close race between Rep. Bruce Braley and State Sen. Joni Ernst for the U.S. Senate. Link says his team expected from the beginning that it would be a close race and although Ernst started the general election...
posted on July 18, 2014 02:47 PM
Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the video of Bruce Braley referencing an Iowa farmer becoming chair of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has been featured in several television commercials, and that it will probably be in 15-20 more before the election. He says Braley apologized for the...