Delegates from the Hawkeye State will gather in just one week to kick off the 2024 Presidential Primary season, casting their ballot for who they want to represent their respective parties come November. Chairman of the Republican Party of Iowa Jeff Kaufmann explains how the caucus procedure will play out, determines whether the Iowa caucuses are a strong indicator of how a presidential candidate will do later in the election cycle, and predicts a higher turnout for this year’s GOP, driven possibly by new fears amongst Americans.

Although the Biden Administration has touted its investments in green energy, it hasn’t abandoned fossil fuels. Despite many policy efforts, oil production in the United States reached record numbers last year. Senior Vice President of Policy, Economics, and Regulatory Affairs at the American Petroleum Institute Dustin Meyer discusses the reasons for this increase and what it means for gas prices and energy policy in the new year.