On Iowa Politics discusses Sam Clovis' withdrawing from the nomination to be the USDA's chief scientist, Bill Northey's political limbo regarding his post with the USDA, and Gov. Kim Reynolds on the campaign trail.

On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast which re-creates the conversations that happen when Iowa's political reporters get together after deadlines have been met. This week's show features Erin Murphy, James Q. Lynch, Bret Hayworth, and Todd Dorman.

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