James Lynch http://iowapublicradio.org en Congressional Candidates Bruce Braley and Ben Lange Debate http://iowapublicradio.org/post/congressional-candidates-bruce-braley-and-ben-lange-debate <p>Iowa’s 1<sup>st</sup><sup> </sup>Congressional District candidates square off in a radio debate. Host Ben Kieffer, and a panel of reporters, pose questions to Democrat, Congressman Bruce Braley, and Republican challenger Ben Lange. The candidates&nbsp;discuss issues including jobs, the deficit and agriculture.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:33:35 +0000 Ben Kieffer 9169 at http://iowapublicradio.org Congressional Candidates Bruce Braley and Ben Lange Debate Legislative Wrap-up http://iowapublicradio.org/post/legislative-wrap <p>Iowa lawmakers have adjourned for the year&hellip; and now they&rsquo;ll be hitting the campaign trail armed with accomplishments.&nbsp; Host Joyce Russell talks with legislative leaders, Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and Assistant Majority Leader in the House Steven Lukan, about what they&rsquo;ll highlight in legislative races.&nbsp; Then, statehouse reporters, James Lynch of the Cedar Rapids Gazette and Jason Clayworth of the Des Moines Register, offer their takes on what did and did NOT get done.</p> Mon, 14 May 2012 18:35:47 +0000 Joyce Russell 1499 at http://iowapublicradio.org