Tom Latham http://iowapublicradio.org en Latham Stays, Boswell's Out http://iowapublicradio.org/post/latham-stays-boswells-out <p></p><p></p><p>With two elder statesmen going head to head in Iowa’s third Congressional district, it was a given that Iowa would lose an incumbent. Iowa Public Radio’s Sandhya Dirks reports that democratic Congressmen Leonard Boswell’s concession to Republican opponent Tom Latham was also a retirement speech.</p><p>It may have been a night of disappointment at Republican headquarters in Des Moines… but there was a bright spot. Tom Latham will be returning to Congress for a tenth term…</p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 09:55:34 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 10393 at http://iowapublicradio.org Latham Stays, Boswell's Out Tom Latham and Robin Wright http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tom-latham-and-robin-wright <p>Award-winning journalist and foreign policy analyst Robin Wright is visiting Iowa this week. She’s spent decades exploring new trends in the Islamic world. We get her take on the major policy challenges for the United States and the West. Also, a conversation with incumbent Republican Tom Latham who is facing another incumbent Leonard Boswell for Iowa’s new 3rd district.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Nov 2012 18:29:35 +0000 Ben Kieffer 10192 at http://iowapublicradio.org Tom Latham and Robin Wright Tom Latham and Leonard Boswell square off in Council Bluffs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/tom-latham-and-leonard-boswell-square-council-bluffs <p>Redistricting has pitted long term congressmen Republican Tom Latham and Democrat Leonard Boswell against each other in a tight race for Iowa’s 3<sup>rd</sup> district. As Iowa Public Radio’s Sandhya Dirks reports, the Congressmen are trying to convince Iowan’s to send them back to Washington. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 15:34:16 +0000 Sandhya Dirks 9298 at http://iowapublicradio.org Tom Latham and Leonard Boswell square off in Council Bluffs Romney, Obama Differ on Wind Tax Credit in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/romney-obama-differ-wind-tax-credit-iowa <p>President Barack Obama will be in Ames Tuesday. He’s likely to bring up the wind energy tax credit. That federal tax credit is set to expire at the end of <em>this</em> year. And the president’s opponent Mitt Romney opposes extending that credit. It's put Iowa’s top Republicans at odds with Governor Romney.</p><p>Iowa’s top Republicans--from Senator Chuck&nbsp;Grassley&nbsp;to Governor Terry&nbsp;Branstad-- want Romney to reconsider and give the tax credit a little more time.</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 01:36:30 +0000 Clay Masters 7032 at http://iowapublicradio.org Romney, Obama Differ on Wind Tax Credit in Iowa