The Iowa Broadcast News Association was the center of the Iowa political world on Saturday as the group hosted a debate between the three Republican candidates for Iowa governor The even was at the Cedar Rapids Marriott and was part of the IBNA’s annual convention for members.
The debate lasted 90 minutes and featured Rod Roberts, Bob Vander Plaats and Terry Branstad. Bob Fisher was the moderator. Paul Yeager of IPTV, Jeneane Beck of Iowa Public Radio and Todd Dorman of the Cedar Rapids Gazette were asking questions of the candidates.
You can view the 90-minute debate here.
There were some fireworks between Branstad and Vander Plaats that did continue after the debate was off the air. You’ve seen the reports about the two and it is still not clear which candidate gained or lost from the outbursts between the two.