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Aug
22
2017

I’m J.D. Scholten, and I’m Here to Dethrone Steve King

Daily Kos  |  ​By Scholten4Iowa  |  Tuesday Aug 22, 2017 Nearly a month ago, our campaign kicked off the effort to dethrone Steve King with the statement below:  I’m running for Congress because the 4th District of Iowa deserves someone who truly represents the people of this district. Like most Americans, I am sick and tired of … Continue reading I’m J.D. Scholten, and I’m Here to Dethrone Steve King

Aug
09
2017

Sioux City Hurler Scholten Looks to Shut Out King

By NIK HEFTMAN, Staff Writer  –  August 9, 2017 The year is 2006. Professional baseball player J.D. Scholten is struggling to find a team willing to give him a chance. Scholten, a Sioux City native, played for the Sioux City Explorers in previous years. He decided to give the team a call. “I had no … Continue reading Sioux City Hurler Scholten Looks to Shut Out King

Jul
28
2017

Scholten Makes First Ames Campaign Stop

By Clara Janzen Staff Writer |  Posted Jul 28, 2017 at 4:18 PM Ames Tribune JD Scholten, who announced his candidacy for Iowa’s Fourth District congressional seat Tuesday, made his first Ames campaign stop of the season at London Underground Friday night. Scholten, 37 and an Iowa native, played professional baseball after graduating from the University of Nebraska with a … Continue reading Scholten Makes First Ames Campaign Stop

Jul
27
2017

Iowa Baseball Player Reignites Fight to Unseat Racist Rep. Steve King

By Matthew Chapman  JULY 27, 2017  Shareblue Media Democrats suffered a blow in their hopes to defeat notorious GOP Rep. Steve King, when their rising star Kim Weaver withdrew her candidacy after receiving harassment and death threats from King’s supporters. Adding to the insult, King not only refused to condemn the threats — he accused Weaver of making them up. … Continue reading Iowa Baseball Player Reignites Fight to Unseat Racist Rep. Steve King

Jul
25
2017

Iowa Starting Line: Sioux City Baseball Player J.D. Scholten Takes on Steve King – Our Profile

Iowa Starting Line Sioux City Baseball Player J.D. Scholten Takes On Steve King – Our Profile Democrats have a new challenger in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District to take on Steve King: J.D. Scholten, a professional baseball player and paralegal from Sioux City. He’s returning to Iowa after playing professional baseball around the country and world, … Continue reading Iowa Starting Line: Sioux City Baseball Player J.D. Scholten Takes on Steve King – Our Profile

Jul
25
2017

Former Sioux City baseball player J.D. Scholten to run for Congress in Iowa’s 4th

Des Moines Register A former independent-league baseball player from Sioux City will challenge U.S. Rep. Steve King in Iowa’s 4th District. J.D. Scholten, a Democrat, announced his candidacy on Tuesday, pledging to rise above divisive politics and promote “hard work, civility and community.” “I want to put Iowa values back at the center of public service, … Continue reading Former Sioux City baseball player J.D. Scholten to run for Congress in Iowa’s 4th

Jul
25
2017

Sioux City Democrat J.D. Scholten Announces Candidacy for U.S. House Seat Against Steve King

PRESS RELEASE SIOUX CITY, IA – Sioux City Democrat J.D. Scholten formally announced his bid today to run against incumbent Steve King for the U.S. House seat in Iowa’s 4th Congressional District. Scholten said about his decision to enter the race: I’m running for Congress because the 4th District deserves someone who truly represents the … Continue reading Sioux City Democrat J.D. Scholten Announces Candidacy for U.S. House Seat Against Steve King