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Debates

Upcoming Live Debates

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Candidates retired Navy admiral Mike Franken (D – Sioux City) and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R – New Hartford) will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans.

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Challenger Deidre DeJear (D - Des Moines) and incumbent Governor Kim Reynolds (R - Des Moines) will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and plans for Iowa’s future.

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Candidates U.S. Representative Ashley Hinson (R - Marion) and State Senator Liz Mathis (D - Hiawatha) will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans.

Iowa Press Debates

2022 Primary and General election candidates for political office may be invited to participate in an Iowa PBS debate or forum.

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U.S. Senate Debates

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Candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat in 2022 gather for a live debate at Iowa PBS.

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Los precandidatos que buscan lograr la nominación por el partido Demócrata en la contienda por el escaño de Iowa en el Senado de los EE.UU.

U.S. Congressional Debates

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Candidates State Representative Christina Bohannan (D – Iowa City) and U.S. Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R – Ottumwa) answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns and future plans.

About the Show

Since its inaugural broadcast in 1971, Iowa Press has engaged the best local journalists to interview experts, political and other newsworthy figures while exploring issues of state and national interest. Each week, Iowa Press invites newsmakers, policy makers and elected officials to join capitol reporters in a weekly discussion.

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