Iowa Forums: Patty Judge Talks Mental Health Care, College Affordability

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Sen. Chuck Grassley is a fixture in Iowa politics as a U.S. Senator who has represented the state for 36 years.

Four Democrats think that’s long enough. Tom Fiegen, Rob Hogg, Patty Judge and Bob Krause all hope to be the one to challenge the Republican senator in November.

All four will join Dave Price for the Iowa Forums. Think of it as a live job interview.

They’ll talk about issues they’re running on, like your paycheck, global warming and the cost of college today. They’ve all agreed to come in this week to take your questions.

Patty Judge joins us for this week’s Iowa Forum.

She has been a nurse, a real-estate broker and lieutenant governor. She now wants to be Iowa’s next U.S. senator.

Part 1 — College Affordability, Minimum Wage Increase

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Part 2 -- Getting Healthy

Before politics, Judge worked in medicine. About 1 in 4 people have a mental health illness that can be diagnosed.

Judge discusses people who say they're too often forgotten in health care and why so many are hooked on pain pills.

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Part 3 -- Veterans and War

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald compared veterans’ wait time for medical care to the long lines at Disneyland.

"When you go to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? What's important? What's important is: What's your satisfaction with the experience?" he said Tuesday.

Judge talks about her plans to take care of our veterans and deal with war.

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Part 4 -- Quick Six

Judge talks about the challenges to winning on the Quick Six.

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