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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. Tackling anything from local to state to national, On Iowa Politics is your weekly dose of analysis and insight into the issues affecting Iowa.
On the podcast this week, the Trump-DeSantis brawl begins, we roast and ride with a cavalcade of GOP presidential hopefuls -- with more poised to join the cast of already declared candidates -- and we dig for answers over the partial collapse of a six-story Davenport apartment building, where three people remain unaccounted for.
On the podcast this week, Tim Scott made his first visit to Iowa as an official candidate, and Ron DeSantis’ is pending, Nikki Haley in the Quad Cities, and a caucus flashback appearance by Mayor Pete.
On the podcast this week, the showdown that wasn’t and what it means for the Republican presidential nomination, and the growing roster for Joni Ernst’s “Roast and Ride” fundraiser.
On the podcast this week, we take one last look at the legislative session, albeit a look forward this time; Iowa and Iowa State student-athletes being investigated for sports betting, quite the proposal from one of the Republican presidential candidates, and the main caucus card this weekend: DJT vs. RDS.
On the Cinco de Mayo 2023 edition of On Iowa Politics: the Iowa Legislature adjourns sine die, Democrats reveal more of their caucus plan — but do they? — and a noteworthy judge’s ruling that relates to the proposed carbon capture pipelines in Iowa.
Projecting what the Iowa Legislature will and will not get done in its upcoming final days