NPR’s Tamara Keith and Shawna Thomas of VICE News join Amna Nawaz to discuss the latest political news, including how 2020 Democrats fared at the Iowa State Fair, Joe Biden’s tendency to make gaffes and whether his competitors will take…
Among the many must-attend events for presidential candidates, few are as iconic as the Iowa State Fair.
By Dan Cooney, Magan Crane
Six months before the Iowa caucuses, nearly all the 2020 Democrats are visiting the state fair, considered a major venue for presidential candidates. Amid the fried food and festivities, they made their pitches to voters -- and broadly condemned President…
The strategy is clear: if you can’t beat Trump to the media spotlight, join him there.
By Gwen Ifill
By PBS NewsHour
This year at the Iowa Fair, there was the usual celebration of corn, butter and pork, and then there were the tell-tale signs of an election year: the governors and senators, the legacy candidates, the outliers and the upstarts. Gwen…
By Ken Thomas, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
The respective Democratic and Republican front-runners each drew large crowds of gawkers at the Iowa State Fair on Saturday, as Clinton sampled a pork chop on a stick and Trump gave rides to children on his helicopter emblazoned with his…
By Gwen Ifill
It has become something of a cliché (as are butter cows), but the Iowa State Fair gives us an opportunity to see most of the 2016 candidates in one location with actual people. How they work a crowd, answer an…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Sampling the pork chop on a stick. Snapping a selfie with the butter cow. Taking questions about foreign policy from hecklers.
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