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Steve King Compares Border Fence To Great Wall Of China

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), a relentless opponent of comprehensive immigration reform, on Saturday outlined a simple solution to the complex issue: buil...

Lucia Graves

Senators: Expiration Of Critical Subsidy Kills Jobs | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.29.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of legislators said Wednesday that the failure to expand a critical subsidy for renewable energy could cost Americans...

Elise Foley

Steve King Demands Conditions For Disaster Aid | Elise Foley | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said on Tuesday that federal aid for people impacted by Hurricane Sandy should be approved only with a specific...

Elise Foley

Steve King: Opposing Aid For Hurricane Katrina Was 'A Good Vote' | Elise Foley | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), like others in his party, has voted many times against disaster relief funding, including aid in the aftermath...

Big Failure Gives Dems Ammunition

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics

RINGSTED, Iowa, Oct 13 (Reuters) - Democrats fighting an uphill battle to win a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives are trying to use rura...

Amanda Terkel

Steve King Finds Part Of Obamacare He Actually Likes | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few members of Congress want to repeal Obamacare more than Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who has considered introducing a bill to repeal ev...

Christie's Support For 'Radical Right-Wing Zealot'' Called 'Unacceptable'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Democrats are calling on Gov. Chris Christie (R) to cancel an appearance Thursday at a fundraiser for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who they ar...

GOP Bill Moves To Repeal USDA Calorie Limits On School Lunches

Posted 09.19.2012 | Education

As the new school year begins, fresh school lunch regulations are in effect to encourage healthy eating. But not everyone's pleased. While students fr...

Winning Gold in the "Anti-Immigration Olympics"

Amy Novick | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices
Amy Novick

These champions return to our country and see games of a different sort going on - elected officials stooping to the worst kind of politics, spreading fear and misinformation about immigrants, and enacting harmful anti-immigration policies.

The Democratic Platform and the Right to Marry

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Rep. Barney Frank

Platforms at their best are predictors of what parties will do, and that is "at their best." Far more important is what the people elected to office as Members of either of the two major parties actually do.

Dems Call For GOP Rep.'s Investigation

The Huffington Post | Erin Mershon | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

Iowa Democrats have asked for an ethics investigation into Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), reports the Des Moines Register. King launched political attac...

A Response to Representative Steve King

Donna Red Wing | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Donna Red Wing

It is important that Congress understands that we support and celebrate equality in the armed services. We also need to call for an end to DOMA, because as long as DOMA exists, anti-equality crusaders like Rep. King will continue to use it to justify and codify inequality.

Iowa Rep. Steve King: Assimilate Immigrants, But Only the 'Pick of the Litter'

Dorian de Wind | Posted 07.23.2012 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has always been a very strong, vocal opponent of illegal immigration and amnesty. According to his website, King believes th...

Rep. Steve King's Imaginary War On Vegetarians

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has a long history of eyebrow-raising statements. In 2012 alone, King recommended that gays keep their identities secret at w...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Crafts Plan To Kill Obama Birth Control Rule | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's rule requiring most employers' insurance plans to pay for birth control with no co-pay for employees has infu...

Michael McAuliff

'Tea Party 10' Targeted In Multi-Million Dollar Campaign | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A liberal super PAC is set Monday to launch what it is billing as a multimillion dollar campaign to "Take Down the Tea Party Ten." Th...

The Tea Party Misses the Point of OWS's Aspirations

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 12.10.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

It is the outrage against the corruption and destruction of our once heralded system of meritocracy that is the core of Occupy Wall Street. The Tea party would do well to take heed.

A Dying Civilization?

Robert Walker | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Robert Walker

Rep. King believes that lowering the number of unwanted pregnancies by eliminating the co-pay for contraceptive services is a bad idea because of the critical need to keep birth rates above the "replacement level."

The Immigration Hall of Shame -- 2011 Edition

Amy Novick | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

Many of the names are familiar. Maybe you've seen their faces before, or maybe you're hearing about them for the first time. But all of them are obstructing the immigration reform that Americans want, need, and deserve.

GOP Rep. Steve King on Shirley Sherrod, Pigford and Racism (VIDEO)

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Stranahan

As part of my documentary about how the Pigford settlement designed to help black farmers was hijacked by trial lawyers and politicians, I interviewed controversial congressman Steve King.

Elise Foley

Steve King Snubbed For Immigration Subcommittee | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Iowa Republican and anti-illegal immigration hardliner Steve King was passed over for the leading position on the House immigration subc...

WATCH: GOP Rep Invokes Babies 'In Garbage Cans' To Argue Against Health Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) used some extreme imagery Thursday to argue that last year's health care overhaul was unconstitutional, appearing to suggest ...

Steve King To Keep His Health Care, But Commends GOPers Forgoing It For 'Standing On This Principle'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), a fervent opponent of last year's health care law, said Tuesday that he had no plans to give up his own federally subsidized...

Steve King Makes Obscure Argument On Abortion Invoking Guns

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) recently pushed the envelope on extreme abortion analogies, arguing that pro-choicers' vagueness about the moment when life b...

Steve King Blasts Congress

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) recently expressed disgust with the growing checklist of legislation that has been passed during the current lame duck sessio...