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Podcast: On Iowa Politics talks Kim Weaver's credentials, Joni Ernst's Trump comments and the end of the session

Kim Weaver speaks to delegates at the Iowa Democratic Party's state convention at the Iowa Events Center-Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Weaver is running for Congress in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, a seat currently held by Rep. Steve King. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Kim Weaver speaks to delegates at the Iowa Democratic Party's state convention at the Iowa Events Center-Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Weaver is running for Congress in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, a seat currently held by Rep. Steve King. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

In this week's edition of On Iowa Politics, the crew talks about a Congressional candidate in Iowa who has some unique qualifications, U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst's comments about President Trump's weekend travel schedules, and Gov. Terry Branstad signing off on the final legislative session of his tenure.

On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast which re-creates the conversations that happen when Iowa's political reporters get together after deadlines have been met. This week's show is hosted by Erin Murphy, the capitol bureau chief for Lee Enterprises, and features Bret Hayworth of the Sioux City Journal, Christinia Crippes of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier, Ed Tibbetts of the Quad City Times and Gazette columnist Todd Dorman. 

This week's show was produced by Sarah Binder. You can chat with On Iowa Politics on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher. Know an Iowa musician who should be on our show? Send their band sound files to oniowapolitics@gmail.com

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