JOHNSTON, Iowa – Iowa Press held the first and only televised debate on Thursday between the candidates in Iowa’s 2022 U.S. Senate race. Republican incumbent U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of New Hartford seeks a second term. His Democrat challenger is retired Navy Admiral Mike Franken of Sioux City. The debate was moderated by Kay Henderson of Radio Iowa and host of Iowa Press. She was joined by journalists Erin Murphy of The Gazette and Brianne Pfannenstiel of The Des Moines Register.
Watch the hour-long debate above.