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It's Not Just About Harriet Tubman: Representative King Doesn't Want Any Women on Currency

Michele Goodwin | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Michele Goodwin

In the end, Representative King is consistent. Preemptively striking women like Tubman, Eleanor Roosevelt, Sojourner Truth, and Alice Paul from new currency fits a pattern of uninformed leadership regarding women's lives, their contributions to our nation, and a woman's place in our society.

I Am Betrothed to My John Deere Lawn Mower

Domenick Scudera | Posted 08.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

My secret lover, John Deere, and I are extremely grateful that Rep. Steve King has allowed man/mower unions to step out from the shadows. It is with enormous pride that I post the following announcement

Scott Walker's State of Ignorance

Rick Horowitz | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

You're running for president -- time to stick it to a university!...

Sucked Down by a DREAMer's Ambush Interview

Peter Paskale | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Peter Paskale

It was a political ambush, and in deciding to stand and fight, Steve King had lost before he'd even started. The whole idea of a political ambush is that it's lose-lose for the ambushed.

Christina Wilkie

GOP Rep Floats Impeachment, 'That "I" Word We Don't Want To Say' | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just days after House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called rumors of a GOP plan to impeach President Barack Obama "a scam started by Dem...

House GOP Has Killed Immigration Reform in 2014

Jason Ritchie | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Jason Ritchie

If we want to see comprehensive immigration reform become law, we must elect a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives this fall.

Steve King: Citizenship For Veterans Is Like Candy For Criminals

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) went on an extended rant Friday on the House floor over a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to join the military ...

Steve King 'Not Going To Apologize' For 'Calves The Size Of Cantaloupes' Dreamers Comment

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

In an interview with an Iowa newspaper published Wednesday, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) defended controversial remarks he has made about immigrants. "...

Texas Democrat: John Boehner Called Steve King An 'A**Hole'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) claims in a recent article for Texas Monthly that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) called Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) an...

Oops! Tea Party Group Accidentally Criticizes Wrong Rep. King

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

GOP Reps. Steve King (Iowa) and Peter King (N.Y.) couldn't be farther apart on the Republican ideological spectrum, yet the Tea Party Express accident...

Farm Bill Could Overturn States' Progress In Humane Agriculture

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

A proposed amendment to the $1 trillion federal farm bill is of concern to both states’ rights and humane farming advocates as Congress looks to fin...

What You're Not Allowed to Talk About in Washington (VIDEO)

Jim Wallis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Why is there such strident opposition when the vast majority of the country is now in favor of immigration reform? When I asked a Republican senator this question, he was surprisingly honest: "Fear," he said. Fear of an American future that looks different from the present.

GOP Congressman Not Sure If He's Getting Paid During Shutdown: 'I Haven't Looked'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said he has no plans to give up his salary during the government shutdown because he doesn't even know if he's getting paid. ...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmaker Too Busy To Comment On Syria | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) hasn't commented yet on whether he backs military intervention in Syria because he's just been too darn busy. ...

Farm Workers' Push for Immigration Reform Honors the 28 'Deportees' From 1948

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

This Labor Day finally brought recognition for the 28 Mexican migrant farm workers who tragically perished when the twin-engine DC-3C charter plane fl...

Dethroning the King Amendment

Paul Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green
Paul Shapiro

Whether one cares about states' rights (as King's own party proclaims), decency toward animals, or laws to prevent fires -- and firefighter deaths -- it seems there's something about the King amendment that's odious to just about everyone.

WATCH: Rachel Maddow Rips Republican 'Kooks'

Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

Since the 2012 election, Rachel Maddow has argued that conservative conspiracy theories that formerly existed on the fringe of the Republican Party ha...

How Steve King Became an Ally of Immigration Reform

Frank Sharry | Posted 10.12.2013 | Politics
Frank Sharry

An amazing transformation has happened over the past few weeks. King has gone from being the bane of our existence to becoming an ally. No, he hasn't changed positions. No, he isn't doing it on purpose, either. He just keeps doing what Steve King does.

Steve King Makes Another Outrageous Global Warming Remark

The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

A day after claiming that climate change was more "a religion than a science," Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) reasserted that many scientists overreact when...

The President's Deportation Quota Is More Offensive Than Rep. Steve King's Idiocy

Pablo Alvarado | Posted 09.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Pablo Alvarado

When Barack Obama said he needed a "dance partner" in Congress to reform immigration law, he might not have been thinking of Steve King, but King has proven to be Obama's best accomplice in what constitutes the perfect political crime.

Rep. Steve King Should Resign

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

King's modus operandi is to stereotype, scapegoat, and offend entire groups of people while simultaneously embarrassing his constituents, the state of Iowa, the national Republican Party, and the United States in its dealings with nations around the world.

Growing Republican Irrelevance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

The Republican Party's refusal to accept the fact that the United States is evolving socially and demographically will drive the party to irrelevance on the national political scene.

An Attack on Some Latinos Is an Attack on All Latinos

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 08.19.2013 | Latino Voices
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

We believe that the Republican Party still has a chance at redemption with our community, but first they must stop treating us like criminals.

A Shameful Moment: House Members Vote Against Children, Public Safety and National Security

National Council of La Raza | Posted 08.07.2013 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

While many in the GOP are working to rebuild the party's relationship with America's Latinos, some Republicans in the House GOP appear ready to sing the same old poisoned song on immigration, with Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) leading the chorus.

God Did Not Write the Farm Bill

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 07.19.2013 | Green
Elizabeth Kucinich

Don't want a children's toy containing lead paint manufactured with child labor in your state? Congressman King and the House Agriculture Committee say "tough." Want the workers in your state to have a better chance? Your state won't have the right to choose. The Feds are encroaching.