JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 14, 2020) — Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the US Senate race on Monday, September 28, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7PM. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS and be streamed on iowapbs.org, YouTube, and Facebook.
Candidates US Senator Joni Ernst (R-Red Oak) and Theresa Greenfield (D-Des Moines) will answer questions from reporters and discuss their platforms, concerns, and future plans. David Yepsen, host of Iowa Press, will moderate the debate. Yepsen will be joined by Kay Henderson, news director for Radio Iowa, and Caroline Cummings, political reporter for Sinclair Broadcast Group.
Spanish translations will be available for Iowa Press Debates: US Senate via SAP. Episodes with Spanish audio and subtitles will be available on demand on iowapbs.org and YouTube.
Due to current social-distancing guidelines, there will be no studio audience during the debate.
Learn more at iowapbs.org.
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