Tim Hagle http://iowapublicradio.org en Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-125 <p>More than two weeks after the start of the government shutdown, a deal finally comes out of the Senate. Today on River To River, it&#39;s politics day. IPR reporter Dean Borg guests hosts, joined by political scientists: Drake University&#39;s Dennis Goldford and the University of Iowa&#39;s Tim Hagle. They discuss the negotiations taking place in Washington, public opinion of Congress, and take your questions and comments.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:56:10 +0000 Dean Borg & Emily Woodbury 30678 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Politics Day: U.S. Role In Syria Conflict http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-us-role-syria-conflict <p>President Obama is expected to highlight the Reverend Martin Luther King Junior’s economic agenda as he marks the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington. Today on River to River, Ben Kieffer hosts a discussion on how the President can successfully talk about race and class.</p><p>And, action against Syria for the use of chemical weapons seems more and more likely. We talk about the options with listeners and guests, Tim Hagle, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa, and Wayne Moyer, Rosenfield Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College.</p> Wed, 28 Aug 2013 19:28:11 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Katherine Perkins 28201 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: U.S. Role In Syria Conflict Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-33 <p>It's Politics Day on "River to River". We touch on national and state issues, from the looming sequester to Linn County's casino plans. Political analysts, Bruce Nesmith of Coe College and Tim Hagle of the University of Iowa, join our discussion.</p><p></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:34:06 +0000 Dean Borg 15701 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-32 <p><span class="userContent">President Obama gave his second inaugural address this week, in which he outlined several goals for his coming term. Ben Keiffer </span>breaks down the speech and talks about which goals are politically possible with Donna Hoffman of the University of Northern Iowa and Tim Hagle of the University of Iowa.</p><p><span class="userContent">Then, discussion over the remarks made by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during the Senate committee hearing on Benghazi and the recent House vote to extend the debt limit.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><br>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:23:07 +0000 Ben Kieffer 13914 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Politics Day http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-19 <p>“Fiscal cliff” negotiations continue as polls show a majority don’t believe an agreement will be reached, and congressional Republicans are most to blame. Ben Kieffer&nbsp; talks with political experts Dennis Goldford and Tim Hagle about efforts to avoid going over the cliff.</p><p>Then, our experts look ahead to Governor Branstad’s priorities in the coming legislative session, now that it seems likely he’ll seek re-election.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 19:21:40 +0000 Ben Kieffer 11619 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day Politics Day: Early Voting And Ground Game http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-early-voting-and-ground-game <p>Early voting begins tomorrow in Iowa and many county auditors have said they've seen an increase interest in absentee ballot requests. It's six weeks from Election Day, and on today's Politics Day we talk with our political experts about recent events and IPR's Sarah McCammon gives an update of the presidential candidates' ground game throughout the state.</p><p>Then, one Urbandale newlywed shares how his nuptials where thrown for a curve when the president showed up.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 18:20:00 +0000 Ben Kieffer 8548 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Early Voting And Ground Game Partisan Media In A Presidential Election http://iowapublicradio.org/post/partisan-media-presidential-election <p><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: 'Calibri','sans-serif'; FONT-SIZE: 10pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA">In recent years, partisan publications and blogs are becoming more of a resource for voters. Host Ben Kieffer explores the impact niche political news organizations have on elections, specifically with&nbsp;this year’s presidential election. Mon, 24 Sep 2012 18:14:52 +0000 Ben Kieffer 8421 at http://iowapublicradio.org Partisan Media In A Presidential Election Politics Day: GOP Convention http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-gop-convention <p>The next two weeks are a political junkie’s delight with back-to-back party conventions. Host Ben Kieffer talks with the experts to recap happenings in Tampa, look ahead to North Carolina, and talk about President Obama’s return trip to Iowa this week.</p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 18:16:33 +0000 Ben Kieffer 7119 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: GOP Convention Politics Day: Iowa Visits http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-iowa-visits <p>Presidential candidate Mitt Romney wraps up his two-day visit to Des Moines as President Barack Obama gets ready for a three-day stop in Iowa next week. IPR's Dean Borg talks with two political science experts about the heavy candidate presence in Iowa and the issues the candidate's are driving home during their stay.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 18:23:41 +0000 Dean Borg 5983 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Iowa Visits Politics Day: Obama's Iowa Visit and the Middle Class http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-obamas-iowa-visit-and-middle-class <p>President Obama addressed tax cuts for the middle class at his stop in Cedar Rapids Tuesday. On this Politics Day, IPR&rsquo;s Dean Borg talks with political scientists Tim Hagle from the University of Iowa and Donna Hoffman from the University of Northern Iowa about the President&rsquo;s visit as both&nbsp;Obama&nbsp;and Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, make their appeals to the middle class.</p> Wed, 11 Jul 2012 18:27:53 +0000 Dean Borg 4532 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Obama's Iowa Visit and the Middle Class Politics Day: Voter Fraud http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-voter-fraud <p>The general election is just over four months away and some may already know how and when they&rsquo;re voting. Host Ben Kieffer talks with University of Iowa Political Science Professor Tim Hagle and&nbsp;Associate Professor and author Doug Jones about the attempts made to improve the voting process and if the U.S. elections have gotten better. Later, Ben talks with Bill Schickel, Co-Chair of the Republican Party of Iowa and Caucus Review Committee Chairman about lessons learned from the GOP caucus counting mix-up.</p> Wed, 20 Jun 2012 18:30:01 +0000 Ben Kieffer 3500 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Voter Fraud