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Senate Hears Testimony From Top Public Health Officials

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Senators and staff listen to Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speak remotely during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020, on Capitol Hill.

Host Ben Kieffer is joined by political scientists Evan Renfro of the University of Northern Iowa and Megan Goldberg of Cornell College for a discussion of the top political headlines of the week including recent Senate testimony by top health experts and a split in Congress over financial relief for states.

Guests include:

  • Evan Renfro, assistant professor of political science, University of Northern Iowa
  • Megan Goldberg, assistant professor of American politics, Cornell College

Katelyn Harrop is a producer for IPR's River to River and Talk of Iowa
Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River