Romney http://iowapublicradio.org en CNN's Candy Crowley Reflects on 2012 Election, Women in Journalism http://iowapublicradio.org/post/cnns-candy-crowley-reflects-2012-election-women-journalism-0 <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent Candy Crowley&nbsp;made history just before the election, when she became only the second woman to moderate a presidential debate.</p><p>Crowley visited Iowa State University Tuesday night to discuss the results of the 2012 election.</p><p>And she spoke with Iowa Public Radio’s Sarah McCammon by phone. Sarah began by asking Crowley what stands out to her from the 2012 campaign.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:01:00 +0000 Sarah McCammon 10699 at http://iowapublicradio.org CNN's Candy Crowley Reflects on 2012 Election, Women in Journalism Politics Day: Post Election Analysis http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-post-election-analysis <p>After months of campaigning, it’s all over. Ben Kieffer talks with political experts Christ Larimer from the University of Northern Iowa, and Dennis Goldford of Drake University, to analyze the election results for Iowa’s Congressional, legislative, and judicial races.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:09:10 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10438 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Post Election Analysis Obama Reflects on 2nd Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/obama-reflects-2nd-debate <p>President Barack Obama made his first campaign stop after Tuesday's presidential debate. It was here in Iowa on the campus of Cornell in Mount Vernon. As Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports, the president took the opportunity to continue his fiery critique of his opponent Mitt Romney.</p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 23:14:58 +0000 Clay Masters 9541 at http://iowapublicradio.org Obama Reflects on 2nd Debate Most Campaign Spending Doesn't Trickle Down to Small Businesses http://iowapublicradio.org/post/most-campaign-spending-doesnt-trickle-down-small-businesses <p>Living in a swing state means never-ending TV ads, lots of attention from the candidates, and dozens of campaign offices spread all over your state.&nbsp;</p><p>But all that spending isn’t exactly trickling down to small businesses in local communities.</p><p>Instead, most of the spending goes to TV ads.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 11:58:58 +0000 Sarah McCammon 9439 at http://iowapublicradio.org Most Campaign Spending Doesn't Trickle Down to Small Businesses Obama, Romney Push Job Numbers in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/obama-romney-push-job-numbers-iowa <p></p><p>Both the Republican and Democratic national conventions are over. And both presidential candidates were in Iowa yesterday. &nbsp;Both President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney were using new jobs numbers to sway voters.</p><p>More than 8,000 people crowded outside Jessup Hall at the University of Iowa. A late afternoon rain soaked the crowd… many dressed in Hawkeye yellow and black as well as ponchos. &nbsp;But the sky cleared up for Vice President Joe Biden to introduce the president.</p><p></p> Sat, 08 Sep 2012 04:40:13 +0000 Clay Masters 7624 at http://iowapublicradio.org Obama, Romney Push Job Numbers in Iowa Romney blasts Obama in Des Moines http://iowapublicradio.org/post/romney-blasts-obama-des-moines <p></p><p>Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wrapped up a two-day campaign trip to Iowa Wednesday.&nbsp;&nbsp; At a rally in downtown Des Moines, he did not back off a controversial claim that President Obama wants to end work requirements for welfare recipients.&nbsp;&nbsp; Iowa Public Radio&rsquo;s Joyce Russell reports:</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:51:17 +0000 Joyce Russell 6015 at http://iowapublicradio.org Romney blasts Obama in Des Moines Romney visits Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/romney-visits-iowa <p>Iowa supporters of presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney showed up at a hotel in downtown Des Moines to get a firsthand look at the presidential candidate. Romney spent the majority of his speech talking economic issues.</p> Wed, 16 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Clay Masters 1798 at http://iowapublicradio.org Romney visits Iowa Candidates Gear up in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/candidates-gear-iowa <p>In critical swing states like Iowa, President Obama&rsquo;s re-election campaign is already in full gear, with staff and volunteers on the ground. Meanwhile Governor Romney&rsquo;s had to focus on one primary race after another, as he sews up the nomination. As Iowa Public Radio&rsquo;s Kate Wells reports, the President&rsquo;s campaign hopes their head start will make the difference in November.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 21:37:47 +0000 Kate Wells 538 at http://iowapublicradio.org Candidates Gear up in Iowa