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Aug
07
2018

Washington Examiner – Democratic groups target 15 Republicans as ‘worst for women’

Two outside Democratic groups are taking aim at incumbent Republicans they say are “worst for women,” in the hopes that voters will oust them in November. American Bridge and Ultraviolet put two GOP senators and 13 GOP House members on a new “ Worst for Women” scorecard that details their voting record on policies that … Continue reading Washington Examiner – Democratic groups target 15 Republicans as ‘worst for women’

Aug
01
2018

Des Moines Register – Sen. Chuck Grassley supports ban on dog, cat meat; Rep. Steve King opposed

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, who raised a lamb named “Susie” in his farmhouse in the 1960s, said Wednesday he doesn’t want cats and dogs slaughtered for meat in the United States. But U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Kiron, is opposing a federal ban on the killing of dogs and cats for human consumption, while two other … Continue reading Des Moines Register – Sen. Chuck Grassley supports ban on dog, cat meat; Rep. Steve King opposed

Jun
28
2018

Vox – Steve King is a racist, and conservatives don’t want to talk about it

A longtime Republican member of Congress is retweeting Nazis and arguing in interviews that Somali Muslims shouldn’t be permitted to work in meatpacking plants in his district — and no GOP official appears to want to publicly challenge him. The Republican is Rep. Steve King, an Iowan congressman who has served in the House of … Continue reading Vox – Steve King is a racist, and conservatives don’t want to talk about it

Jun
27
2018

Roll Call – Steve King Refuses to Apologize for Retweeting Nazi Sympathizer

Iowa Rep. Steve King defended retweeting a Nazi sympathizer Tuesday and said he would neither apologize nor delete the tweet. King told CNN he did not realize that the person he retweeted earlier this month, Mark Collett, was a Nazi sympathizer who has spoken favorably of Adolf Hitler. Collett had tweeted about how a majority … Continue reading Roll Call – Steve King Refuses to Apologize for Retweeting Nazi Sympathizer

Jun
25
2018

Iowa State Daily – Activists protest at Rep. Steve King’s Iowa office

A swath of protesters populated the sidewalk in front of Congressman Steve King’s office on Monday afternoon. The protest was organized by NextGen Iowa. Those in attendance called King racist and condemned various statements he has made, as well as positions he has held. “A lot of people think that, because this executive order was … Continue reading Iowa State Daily – Activists protest at Rep. Steve King’s Iowa office

Mar
26
2018

The Washington Post – Rep. Steve King’s campaign ties Parkland’s Emma González to ‘communist’ Cuba

In one of the most publicized moments at Saturday’s March for Our Lives, 18-year-old Emma González stood on the stage in complete silence, weeping. She marked the six minutes and 20 seconds that claimed the lives of 17 people at her high school in Parkland, Fla. And on her olive-green jacket, she wore several sewn-on … Continue reading The Washington Post – Rep. Steve King’s campaign ties Parkland’s Emma González to ‘communist’ Cuba