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Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link

posted on July 18, 2014 06:27 PM

Political Strategists David Kochel & Jeff Link Play Video 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 reporters Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and James Lynch, political writer for The Gazette.

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Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst

posted on July 18, 2014 03:38 PM

Kochel, Link discuss negative TV ads against Ernst Play Video 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... Watch Story

Kochel, Link agree U.S. Senate race will be a nail-biter

posted on July 18, 2014 02:52 PM

Kochel, Link agree U.S. Senate race will be a nail-biter Play Video 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... Watch Story

Link, Kochel discuss negative TV ads against Braley

posted on July 18, 2014 02:47 PM

Link, Kochel discuss negative TV ads against Braley Play Video 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... Watch Story

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer

posted on July 11, 2014 04:31 PM

Congressional Candidate Jim Mowrer Play Video Democratic candidate for Congress in Iowa’s Fourth District Jim Mowrer (D-Boone) is the guest on this edition of Iowa Press. Mowrer is challenging incumbent Representative Steve King. Joining Mowrer at the Iowa Press table are moderator Dean Borg; Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa;... Watch Full Episode

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare

posted on July 11, 2014 01:50 PM

Mowrer says he'd probably be bankrupt without Obamacare Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says he has some issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) that need to be fixed. However, he says the country can't go back to a time when insurance companies could drop coverage when people got sick or because of pre-existing... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems

posted on July 11, 2014 01:42 PM

Mowrer says King is partly responsible for immigration problems Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King is partly responsible for problems with illegal immigration today, because King advocates against solutions for immigration issues and doesn't offer any alternative solutions. Mowrer says Congress needs to pass... Watch Story

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard

posted on July 11, 2014 12:58 PM

Mowrer says King is hypocritical in supporting Renewable Fuel Standard Play Video Democratic Fourth District Congressional candidate Jim Mowrer says Rep. Steve King regularly advocates for no government involvement whatsoever, and therefore, it's hypocritical of King to say he's against most things, yet supportive of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS). Mowrer says he is a... Watch Story

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