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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks campaign finance, rural Democrats, and Rep. Loebsack not voting to impeach Trump

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, answers questions May 3 in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. He reported raising $215,653 in the fourth quarter of 2017, ending the year with about $1.6 million in campaign funds, according to campaign finance disclosure reports filed this week. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, answers questions May 3 in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. He reported raising $215,653 in the fourth quarter of 2017, ending the year with about $1.6 million in campaign funds, according to campaign finance disclosure reports filed this week. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

This week’s show includes discussion on whether Democrats can re-unite with rural Iowans, Rep. Dave Loebsack's decision to not vote to impeach of President Donald Trump, and a checkin on fundraising for the 2018 election cycle.

On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast that aims to re-create the kinds of conversations that happen when you get political reporters from across Iowa together after the day’s deadlines have been met. 

The show features James Q. Lynch, Todd Dorman, Ed Tibbetts, Bret Hayworth and Erin Murphy.

The show was produced by Max Freund and music heard in the podcast is courtesy of Copperhead and The Olympics.

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