Walker, Bush in the Lead Among Iowa Republican Voters in KBUR/Monmouth College Poll

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker maintains a lead among likely Iowa caucus attendees, middle age voters, and most music listeners. All of that is according to a new poll conducted by KBUR and Monmouth College Midwest Matters. Walker polled at 18% of poll respondents, six points ahead of former Florida Governor Jeb Bush at 12%. Several candidates were at or near the 10% level, including Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee at 10%, Florida Senator Marco Rubio (9%), and Texas Senator Ted Cruz (8%). Billionaire businessman Donald Trump was next at 7%. Continue Reading


Talking Politics: 4/25/14- Rick Pearson

Here’s the interview audio from “Talking Politics” with Robin Johnson, and his guest Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson. Rick has been with the Tribune since 1998, he’s an award winning reporter and was their chief correspondent during the 2000 and 2004 Presidential campaigns.  He was also the chief Iowa reporter during the 2008 caucuses. Continue Reading


Talking Politics: 4/11/14- Kathy Obradovich

Here’s the interview audio from the inaugural edition of “Talking Politics” with Robin Johnson, and his guest Kathy Obradovich. Kathy is a political columnist with the Des Moines Register.  She’s also the lead editor of the award-winning Iowa Poll.  You can find her on twitter HERE. Continue Reading