Democratic Sen. Liz Mattis, left, and Republican Rep. Ashley Hinson debate public policy during a one-hour televised debate broadcast on KCRG-TV9 in Cedar Rapids, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2022. Both seek to represent Iowa’s second congressional district, which includes Lynn County and much of northeastern Iowa. Elections on November 8th. (Kyle Sleichter/KCRG-TV9)
In this week’s On Iowa Politics podcast, District 1 candidates tackle core issues, discuss District 2’s past and future, and Suelanders struggle to fill the candidate’s event.
On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast aimed at recreating the kind of conversations that would happen when political reporters across Iowa gathered after the deadline for the day passed.
This week’s program is hosted by The Gazette Des Moines bureau chief Erin Murphy, and includes Gazette deputy bureau chief Tom Burton, Quad City Times’ Sarah Watson, Sioux City Journal’s Jared McNett, The Gazette Opinion editor Todd Dorman will appear.
The show is produced by Stephen M. Colbert and the music heard on the podcast is courtesy of Iowa bands Item 9 & The Mad Hatters and Copperhead.