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Elise Foley

GOP Rep.: Comparing Immigrants To Dogs Was 'A Compliment' | Elise Foley | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Sunday stood by eyebrow-raising comments he made in May, insisting that he was praising immigrants when he c...

Jason Linkins

Steve King Ponders The 'Telegram From Kenya' Scenario, For The Birthers | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

You know, we make fun of Rep. Steve King for the way he opposes restricting dogfighting on the grounds that boxing exists, and isn't that the same thing? (No.) But you've got to hand it to King -- the man is an innovator. Scott Keyes (who I guess is on the Steve King beat these days, not that I'm complaining) has now caught King indulging in a little bit of Birther Calvinball. He's pretty sure that Obama's papers are legit, but you never know, because reasons. The whole point to Birtherism, though, is that you don't need to conclusively make this case to sell it. It's just that the buyers are all blithering loons.