David Yepsen

journalist

Guest

A former Director of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University and former chief political writer, political editor and political columnist for the Des Moines Register (1965-2009), in 2017 David Yepsen will become host of Iowa Public Televisions’ Iowa Press Program

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One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

Truth, lies, the media and Donald Trump

One lesson from Donald Trump's "upset" victory is that the mainstream media's "conventional wisdom" has lost its credibility.

from To the Point

Hillary Clinton officially won in Iowa, but it was so close that the real truth may never be known.

With Iowa Over, It's On to New Hampshire

Hillary Clinton officially won in Iowa, but it was so close that the real truth may never be known.

from To the Point

After months of political hype based on meaningless national polls, the actual state-by-state process of choosing candidates is about to get underway.

The 2016 Presidential Campaign Is Finally about to Get Real

After months of political hype based on meaningless national polls, the actual state-by-state process of choosing candidates is about to get underway.

from To the Point

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