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Iowa politics with a humorous, behind-the-scenes twist. “Wonks” - The people who work behind the scenes of the campaigns - gather with reporters and other insiders for a good-natured (and usually humorous) look at candidates, campaigns and each other. WONKS! is recorded in front of a live audience and with journalists thrown into the mix it’s always filled with laughs and unexpected insight.

Iowa politics with a humorous, behind-the-scenes twist. “Wonks” - The people who work behind the scenes of the campaigns - gather with reporters and other insiders for a good-natured (and usually humorous) look at candidates, campaigns and each other. WONKS! is recorded in front of a live audience and with journalists thrown into the mix it’s always filled with laughs and unexpected insight.
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Iowa politics with a humorous, behind-the-scenes twist. “Wonks” - The people who work behind the scenes of the campaigns - gather with reporters and other insiders for a good-natured (and usually humorous) look at candidates, campaigns and each other. WONKS! is recorded in front of a live audience and with journalists thrown into the mix it’s always filled with laughs and unexpected insight.

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@iowawonks

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English

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Episodes

Wee Wonks - Do Millennials Lean Left?

4/20/2018
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Millennials, and those who try to woo them politically, talk about whether they are more likely to support third-party candidates and traditionally left issues.

Duration:00:06:43

Wee Wonks - Judy Downs: An Elected Millennial

4/13/2018
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Active in politics and elected to the Urbandale School Board, Judy Downs shares a "Millennial View."

Duration:00:06:19

WONKS! Episode 5 - Millennials & Politics

4/5/2018
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This demographic bulge could make the difference on which candidates and issues emerge in the next three decades.

Duration:00:59:07

Wee Wonks - Pollster Ann Selzer: “I think, therefore I Ann!”

2/22/2018
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Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight.com called Ann Selzer “The Best Pollster in Politics.” She talks about polling, accuracy and the childhood nickname that just might have started her career.

Duration:00:07:25

WONKS! Episode 4 - The Iowa Caucuses

2/15/2018
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The ins and outs, highs and lows, pros and cons of Iowa's first-in-the-nation presidential preference system.

Duration:00:49:28

Wee Wonks - Erin Murphy: 21st Century Journalist

2/8/2018
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Newspaper reporting in the digital age.

Duration:00:06:34

Wee Wonks - Dave Busiek: TV News in the Digital Age

2/1/2018
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KCCI-TV News Director Dave Busiek has seen the changes technology has made in broadcast journalism.

Duration:00:05:52

Wee Wonks - Michael Gartner on politicians: "They're fun to be with."

1/25/2018
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Former NBC News President Michael Gartner explains how journalists deal with politicians.

Duration:00:05:36

WONKS! Episode 3 - Politics & the Press

1/18/2018
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Elitists? Fake News? Pushing an Agenda? Are we describing the media or or politicians? And how do they see each other. Listen in as we examine the role of both.

Duration:01:12:22

Wee WONKS: Money & Politics - Des Moines Register Political Columnist Kathie Obradovich

1/11/2018
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Money & Politics - Des Moines Register Political Columnist Kathie Obradovich

Duration:00:09:51

Wee Wonks: Money & Politics - The Reluctant Leader: Sue Dvorsky

1/4/2018
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Money & Politics - The Reluctant Leader: Sue Dvorsky

Duration:00:09:22

Wee WONKS: Money & Politics - Panelist Dave Kochel Profile

12/28/2017
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Money & Politics - Panelist Dave Kochel Profile

Duration:00:17:12

Wee Wonks: Money & Politics - Big Money! Really BIG!

12/21/2017
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Money & Politics - Big Money! Really BIG!

Duration:00:02:19

Wee Wonks: Money & Politics - What About the Lobbyists?

12/15/2017
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Money & Politics - What About the Lobbyists?

Duration:00:06:45

WONKS! Episode 2 - Money & Politics

12/8/2017
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We find out how the “money shakers” fought to keep campaigns alive, as well as other great stories from the campaigns!

Duration:01:01:59

WONKS! Episode 1 - Tales From the Trail

11/25/2017
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Campaign stories you never read in the paper or saw on the news.

Duration:01:03:53

WONKS! Preview Episode

11/25/2017
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WONKS! The insiders of Iowa Campaign Politics talk “Tales from the Trail.”

Duration:00:05:21

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