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.

Ep60: IA-Gov Race 6 Weeks Out, Pramila Jayapal Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks with Radio Iowa’s Kay Henderson about the latest poll in the Iowa governor’s race. And we interview Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal of Washington State; she will be a headline speaker at the Polk County Democrats Steak Fry this weekend.

Ep59: Congressional TV Ads & Digital Messaging

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard talks with Nate Willems about congressional TV ads in the 1st and 3rd Districts, and we discuss what makes a good online digital ad with Greg Hauenstein.

Ep58: Reynolds Scandals, Campaign Union & Tim Ryan Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard discusses with labor rights attorney Nate Willems the latest Kim Reynolds private jet scandal and the recent unionization of some Iowa Democratic Party campaign staffers. And we interview Congressman Tim Ryan about his visit to Iowa, what his national plans are and whether he thinks the Democratic Party has learned anything from 2016.

Ep57: IA-Gov Poll Results & Vicky Brenner Interview

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard interviews Spencer Kimball of Emerson Polling about the new poll in the governor’s race and what all the numbers might mean. We also talk with Vicky Brenner, Democratic candidate for Senate District 13.

Ep55: Interview With Senator Jeff Merkley

 Iowa Starting Line Podcast host Pat Rynard interviews Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon about his thought process on running for president, what he thinks the country can learn from his former colleague John McCain and where all we stand on the President’s family separation policy that Merkley helped expose.