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This past week provided a dose of controversy at the statehouse. Senators rejected two of Governor Branstad's Board of Regents nominees.

It led to finger pointing and arguments about personal beliefs.

At the center of those discussions was state Senator Matt McCoy. As Iowa’s first openly gay lawmaker, McCoy has never shied away from sharing his beliefs, some of which might surprise you.

Channel 13's Dan Winters sits down with the Democrat from Des Moines in this week’s Three minutes in the Chair.