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On Iowa Politics Podcast: Ernst and Trump re-election bids and Democrat debate prep

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst answers a question during a Buchanan County Town Hall Meeting at Independence Junior/Senior High School in Independence on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The town hall was part of her annual 99 county tour. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst answers a question during a Buchanan County Town Hall Meeting at Independence Junior/Senior High School in Independence on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The town hall was part of her annual 99 county tour. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

This week’s On Iowa Politics Podcast covers Ernst and Trump re-election bids, Democrats prep for primary debates, and more.

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.

This week’s show is hosted by Erin Murphy the State Capitol Bureau Chief for Lee Enterprises and features Thomas Nelson of the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier and Gazette columnist Todd Dorman.

The show was produced by Stephen Colbert and music heard in the podcast is courtesy of Copperhead and Kelly PardeKooper.

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