2016 Presidential Race http://iowapublicradio.org en Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-120 <p>President Obama is taking some time off this week and visiting Martha's Vineyard with his family.&nbsp; Host Ben Kieffer and Thomas Schwartz, director of the <a href="http://www.hoover.archives.gov/">Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum</a> in West Branch, discuss the history and politics of vacationing presidents.&nbsp; Also, 2016 maybe closer than it seems with three potential Republican presidential candidates visiting Iowa 29 months before the Iowa Caucus.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:10:41 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27477 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Paul Name Could Be Asset, or Liability, for Rand Paul http://iowapublicradio.org/post/paul-name-could-be-asset-or-liability-rand-paul <p></p><p> Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he’s considering a run for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. He headlined a fundraiser for Iowa Republicans Friday night in Cedar Rapids.</p><p>He may be picking up where his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Tx.), left off his 2012 campaign.</p> Sat, 11 May 2013 05:45:16 +0000 Sarah McCammon 20601 at http://iowapublicradio.org Paul Name Could Be Asset, or Liability, for Rand Paul