Congress http://tspr.org en John Archer – Congress (IA – 2) http://tspr.org/post/john-archer-congress-ia-2 <p>Republican John Archer of Bettendorf says he is running for Congress to protect the futures of future generations, in particular his two young children.</p><p> Tue, 30 Oct 2012 03:28:52 +0000 Jason Parrott 23663 at http://tspr.org John Archer – Congress (IA – 2) Dave Loebsack – Congress (IA – 2) http://tspr.org/post/dave-loebsack-congress-ia-2 <p>Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-Iowa City) says he would use his 4<sup>th</sup> term in Washington D.C. to continue the fight for the middle class.</p><p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 19:16:51 +0000 Jason Parrott 23644 at http://tspr.org Dave Loebsack – Congress (IA – 2) The Challenges of Covering Politicians http://tspr.org/post/challenges-covering-politicians <p>The panelists discuss Congressional Correspondent Andrea Seabrook's recent decision to leave NPR.&nbsp; She talked about her frustrations with the job in a recent edition of <a href="http://www.onthemedia.org/2012/aug/24/and-im-not-going-take-it-anymore/" target="_blank">On The Media</a>.</p> Tue, 04 Sep 2012 16:26:02 +0000 Rich Egger 21039 at http://tspr.org The Challenges of Covering Politicians Farmers Face Drought, Regulations http://tspr.org/post/farmers-face-drought-regulations <p>Steve Newberry of rural Argyle has been farming all of his life.&nbsp; His farm is located down a winding, gravel road just a couple miles west of the Avenue of the Saints in Lee County.</p><p>Newberry says his farm has a little bit of everything, including about 2,000 acres of corn and soybeans, 150 head of cattle, and about 7,000 hogs split between two buildings.</p><p>He says his passion for farming starts with his love of cattle, likening it to someone who loves to go fishing.</p> Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:58:35 +0000 Jason Parrott 18947 at http://tspr.org Farmers Face Drought, Regulations Loebsack : Flood Recovery $$$ Still Needed http://tspr.org/post/loebsack-flood-recovery-still-needed <p>Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA 2) says there is still work to do to make sure his state does not experience a repeat of the Flood of 2008.</p><p>It was four years ago, this month, when rivers throughout eastern Iowa overran their banks and caused billions of dollars in damage.</p><p>Some of the hardest hit areas were Iowa City and Cedar Rapids</p><p>Rep. Loebsack says there is still a need for money to help in the recovery.&nbsp; He believes the funding is available in Washington D.C., if his colleagues can agree on how to divide it.</p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:07:03 +0000 Jason Parrott 17476 at http://tspr.org Loebsack : Flood Recovery $$$ Still Needed