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It's Still A "Jump Ball" After Last Night's Democratic Presidential Debate

Drake University
Last night's Democratic presidential debate was held at Drake University an co-hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register.

On this edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer sits down with IPR's Clay Masters, UNI's Donna Hoffman and ISU's Jonathan Hassid to recap last night's CNN Des Moines Register Democratic Presidential Debate hosted at Drake University. 

Kieffer also poses a question to undecided caucusesgoers: what are you weighing to make a decision for a presidential candidate? Later on, Hoffman and Hassid offer analaysis on the latest impeachement news as well as the presidential election results in Taiwan.


  • Clay Masters, Political Reporter & Co-host of Caucusland podcast, IPR
  • Donna Hoffman, Professor of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa
  • Jonathan Hassid, Associate Professor of Political Science at Iowa State University
Rick Brewer was a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Matthew was a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa