Ep71: Statehouse Election Recaps

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard and former legislator Nate Willems recap all the races for the Iowa House and Iowa Senate, and look ahead to see where Democrats go from here to regain the majority.

Ep70: Post-Election Reactions And Analysis

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard walks you through the good, bad and depressing from Iowa’s election night on Tuesday. We cover the statewide and congressional races, looking at what it means long-term for Iowa politics.

Ep69: Iowa Election Day Podcast With Jason Noble

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks with former DMR chief political reporter Jason Noble about what to watch for on Election Day in Iowa, what the DMR’s Iowa Poll showed us in the governor’s race, and how the early vote numbers are stacking up for Democrats.

Ep68: Steve King Meltdown & J.D. Scholten Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks about Steve King’s blow up at Thursday’s public forum and asks whether Steve King could actually lose. Plus, we interview King’s Democratic opponent J.D. Scholten.

Ep67: IPERS, Mike Fitzgerald, Amy Klobuchar & Martin O’Malley

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks about all the recent IPERS controversy with State Treasurer Mike Fitzgerald. And we interview Senator Amy Klobuchar and Governor Martin O’Malley during their visits to Iowa.

Ep65: 2nd Governor Debate, Northern Iowa Politics With Kurt Meyer

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard recaps what moments stood out to him in last night’s gubernatorial debate between Fred Hubbell and Kim Reynolds. And we interview Mitchell County Democrats Chair Kurt Meyer about what he’s seeing on the ground in Northern Iowa.

Ep64: Record-Breaking Fundraising & Joan Marttila Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard breaks down the massive fundraising numbers from Iowa’s Democratic congressional candidates. And we interview Joan Marttila about her campaign for House District 94.

Ep63: Debunking GOP Ads & Christian Andrews Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard goes through some of the worst lies and deceptions in the latest Iowa Republican ads. And we interview Christian Andrews about his campaign for House District 95.

Ep62: Kavanaugh Hearing & Bonnie Campbell Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks with former Iowa Attorney General Bonnie Campbell about the Brett Kavanaugh hearing, including comparing it to her own stalled nomination to the judiciary by Senate Republicans.

Ep61: DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake & House Dem Laura Liegois

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard sits down with DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake to talk about what the national party is doing for Iowa. Plus, we interview Muscatine state legislative candidate Laura Liegois about her run for the Iowa House.