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Congressman-elect David Young

posted on November 21, 2014 04:14 PM

Congressman-elect David Young Play Video Iowa 3rd District Congressman-elect David Young (R – Van Meter) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Young just returned from Washington, D.C., where he attended orientation for new members of Congress. The program will discuss his election victory, upcoming first term in the U.S. House of Representatives and role on the House Appropriations Committee. Joining Young at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kathie Obradovich, political columnist for The Des Moines Register; and Catherine Lucey, political reporter for the...

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Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment

posted on November 21, 2014 02:34 PM

Young on his House Appropriations Committee assignment Play Video Congressman-elect David Young was able to secure an appointment to the powerful House Appropriations Committee. Young says he doesn't want a government shutdown. He says he wants to see appropriations bills move through the committee process and to the House floor in a timely manner so funding... Watch Story

Young on opportunities to compromise in D.C.

posted on November 21, 2014 02:32 PM

Young on opportunities to compromise in D.C. Play Video Congressman-elect David Young says he wants to govern, and he's willing to work with others in Congress and whoever is president in order to accomplish things in Washington. He says he hopes there is opportunity in the next two years to find common ground on tax reform, the Keystone XL Pipeline... Watch Story

Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration

posted on November 21, 2014 02:29 PM

Young on President Obama's executive action on immigration Play Video Congressman-elect David Young (R - Van Meter) says he's disappointed that President Barack Obama is taking executive action on certain immigration issues. He says he believes there is potential compromise in the next Congress, and the foremost important issue is securing the border. Watch Story

2014 Election Outcomes

posted on November 7, 2014 05:55 PM

2014 Election Outcomes Play Video Republican strategist David Kochel and Democratic strategist Jeff Link are the guests on this edition of Iowa Press. The program will discuss the outcome of the 2014 midterm elections and the path forward for their respective political parties. Joining Kochel and Link at the Iowa Press table... Watch Full Episode

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:53 PM

Ernst vs. Braley: Was race won on personality or substance? Play Video Braley was tied to dislike for Washington. Ernst made a splash with an ad during the primary about castrating hogs. Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Braley campaign strategy was low risk, and it turns out they needed to take some big risks to have a chance to win. Republican strategist... Watch Story

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:53 PM

Did Republicans erase Democrats' traditional advantage with early voting? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says it's clear that a lot of Democrats stayed home in 2014 and didn't vote. Part of the reason was a failure in messaging. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says even though Republicans did well in early voting in 2014, they still have a lot of work to do, and... Watch Story

Who's on the Democrats' bench?

posted on November 7, 2014 05:52 PM

Who's on the Democrats' bench? Play Video Democratic strategist Jeff Link says the Democrats have several bright, young people who are in good positions to run for higher offices in the future. Republican strategist Dave Kochel says Republicans have had a lot of work to do to reach more younger voters, more minorities and more... Watch Story

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