Ep28: Thomas Heckroth Interview & China Trade Wars

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard speaks with Tim Gannon, Democrats’ Secretary of Agriculture candidate, about Iowa’s agriculture economy & how it is/will be affected by China. We also do a little bit of Agriculture 101. And then we interview Thomas Heckroth about his campaign for Iowa’s 1st Congressional District.

Ep27: Abby Finkenauer Interview & LGBTQ Youth Conference Discussion

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard welcomes Iowa Safe Schools executive director Nate Monson & Norwalk student Jaden Deal to discuss the Governor’s Conference On LGBTQ Youth, followed by an interview with Iowa District 1 Congressional candidate Abby Finkenauer.

Ep21: Democratic County Conventions & Rep. Chris Hall Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast producer Chance Dorland joins host Pat Rynard to discuss Pat’s thoughts on recent Democratic County Conventions that took place across the state, followed by an interview with 13th District Iowa State Representative Chris Hall about recent happenings at the State House.

Ep20: The ACA’s Birthday & J.D. Scholten Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard discusses the anniversary of the Affordable Care Act & what it has meant to small businesses & their employees with Raygun founder Mike Draper & Popcorn Heaven founder Reshonda Young, followed by an interview with Iowa District 4 Democratic Primary candidate J.D. Scholten.

Ep19: Greenfield Fallout & IDP Chair Troy Price Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast producer Chance Dorland joins host Pat Rynard to discuss Theresa Greenfield’s failed attempt to recollect enough signatures to make it on the 3rd district primary ballot, followed by an interview with Iowa Democratic Party Chair Troy Price about Democrats’ impressive candidate recruitment success for 2018.