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Steve King

  1. 2020 elections
    With Mixed Feelings, Iowa Democrats Look Forward to Their 2020 CaucusesIowa Democrats have suffered two rough election years, but that adversity could help the state produce a Trump-ready nominee in 2020.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Steve King May Actually Pay a Price For Being a Blatant RacistIowa’s favorite white nationalist is losing campaign donors — and a new poll shows him statistically tied with a Democrat in his deep-red district.
  3. immigration
    What a 1970s Racist French Novel Tells Us About the Right’s ‘Caravan’ PanicThe Trump-fed panic over migrants heading toward the U.S.–Mexico border sure resembled the plotline of The Camp of the Saints
  4. 18 House Republicans Nominate Trump for the Nobel Peace PrizeWill a Peace Prize really be awarded to Trump because of his militaristic bluster, before any peace has even been won?
  5. #neveragain
    Parkland Student Defends Emma Gonzalez After Lawmaker Mocks Her Cuban Flag PatchDavid Hogg and other survivors are standing up for her online.
  6. Nobody Seems to Know What Trump’s ‘Big Beautiful Wall’ Would Look LikeYears after Trump started talking about a border wall, congressional negotiators trying to cut a spending deal still aren’t sure how it’s defined.
  7. This Is the All-time Worst Use of a Minions GIFWhite supremacists … don’t use Minions GIFs.
  8. Trump’s Immigration Flip-FlopHis astonishing (if shaky) deal with Democrats is a miniature version of the immigration reform efforts that divided the GOP in the recent past.
  9. Making Sense of Trump’s Announcement About DreamersHe left in place a policy protecting young undocumented immigrants while canceling protections for their parents. It’s unclear what’s next.
  10. everyday racism
    Republican Lawmaker Makes Fun of Latina Constituent’s EnglishShe was supposed to meet with his legislative director to discuss his stance on immigration.
  11. Steve King a Cautionary Tale in Iowa Debate Over Adopting RunoffsIn an Iowa legislative debate over getting rid of party conventions to resolve nominations, Steve King’s rise to Congress was an object lesson.
  12. Steve King, the Nativist Who Just Comes Right Out and Says ItWhile some on the populist right endlessly profess their belief in the equality of all races, religions, and cultures, King doesn’t bother.
  13. Republican Congressman Steve King Tweets Approvingly About White Nationalism“We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.”
  14. abortion
    A New Bill Introduced in Congress Would Constitute a Total Abortion BanRepresentative Steve King brought forward a new fetal “heartbeat bill.”
  15. One of the Most Right-Wing Members of Congress Said He Can Work With Hillary“I’ve sat across the table with Hillary Clinton eye-to-eye,” Iowa representative Steve King said Thursday. “She is somebody I can work with.”
  16. Republican Steve King: Keep Harriet Tubman Off the $20 Because All Change Is BadConservative forgets to come up with reason to defend status quo.
  17. Rand Paul Flees in Terror From Mexican ImmigrantRand Paul plus Steve King plus Dreamer equals hilarity.
  18. King: Gays Can Trap People Into Discrimination Plus: Homosexuality is a “self-professed behavior.”
  19. Steve King: I Was Right About the CantaloupesWe can’t handle the truth.
  20. Steve King Declares Victory Because People Think He’s TerribleThis is what happens when people win?
  21. Congressman Steve King Doing His Part to Make Hispanics Hate the GOP ForeverApparently most Hispanic illegals are drug smugglers now. 
  22. Congressman Accused of Cheating During Debate Just Likes Writing on His HandTime to get a notebook.
  23. video
    Stephen Colbert Gives GOP Female Anatomy LessonHe uses a device called the Vagina iTouch to find the “Filipino tubes.”
  24. Steve King Says Dumb Thing About PregnancyThe GOP freak show continues.
  25. Ridiculous Congressman Steve King Asks Kindergarteners Where They Stand on AbortionThis is something they have to think about.
  26. Talk Box: Compromise? Thanks, But No ThanksRepublicans are telling the Democrats where they can store that olive branch, on our regular cable-news roundup.
  27. Stephen Colbert Invents New Gay Slang in Testimony to CongressCorn packer.”