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Steve King Plans Bill To Target Undocumented Immigrant Protesters

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Protesting could be a deportable offense for undocumented immigrants if Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) gets his way.  The immigrati...

Steve King: I Was Being 'Kind' By Referring To Obama's Guest As 'Deportable'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Friday that he was being "kind and gentle" when he referred to Michelle Obama's guest at the State o...

Bush Declines Invite From Steve King

AP | By MICHAEL J. MISHAK | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

MIAMI (AP) — Separating himself from much of the emerging Republican presidential field, Jeb Bush has declined an invitation to speak at a political...

Elise Foley

Ted Cruz, Steve King Push For Funding Showdown Over Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans who vote to fund the Department of Homeland Security without measures to end the president's executive actions on immigratio...

Steve King: 'All Bets Are Off' On Government Shutdown If Obama Acts On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the most vehement opponents of comprehensive immigration reform said Wednesday that he supports a tactic that could lead to anoth...

Can Chuck Todd Save a 'SOSO' Meet The Press?

Art Brodsky | Posted 10.15.2014 | Media
Art Brodsky

For Todd and NBC to make something of Meet The Press, they have to ditch the SOSO attitude: Same Old, Same Old. They have to try shake things up, bringing back some old ways while integrating the new.

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.

Rand Paul Explains Why He Bolted From A Dreamer

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) sought to explain viral footage showing him hastily moving away from an undocumented immigrant in Iowa on Tuesday. In the vi...

King Has Heated Confrontation With Dreamers

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) had a tense confrontation with two Dreamers in Iowa that was captured on video and posted to YouTube on Monday. The video'...

David McCabe

Jared Polis Trolls Steve King Over 'Cantaloupe Calves' | David McCabe | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) had some fun on Wednesday, poking fun at Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) over the Republican's now-infamous comment ...

Luis Gutierrez Shoots Down Steve King and Louis Gohmert On Law Protecting Child Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) took shots Sunday at two House Republicans who have criticized President Barack Obama on border security issues, saying t...

Jennifer Bendery

Tea Party Lawmakers Complain About Rushed GOP Leadership Elections | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans inch closer to deciding who they plan to support as their next majority leader, tea party-backed lawmakers are grum...

Elise Foley

Steve King Wins Yet Again | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans gave more ammunition on Thursday to Democrats who claim they're letting hard-liner Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) lead the p...

Elise Foley

Steve King Challenges Chuck Schumer To A Duel | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) challenged Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to a duel -- or, at least, a metaphorical one -- over immigration reform...

GOP Rep Takes Aim At Zuckerberg: 'Go Back To San Francisco'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.29.2014 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is firing back at Mark Zuckerberg and his pro-immigration reform group, calling the Facebook CEO a "liberal billionaire" who ...

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 ...

Elise Foley

Steve King To Dreamers: 'We Have A Bus For You To Tijuana' | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are going after immigration hardliners -- including Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) -- for their remarks against undocumented young p...

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. "...

Steve King Warns Of Potential 'Colossal Mistake'

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief Republican foe of immigration legislation says it would be a "colossal mistake" for the House to consider any measure this...

King Warns GOP Colleagues Against 'Colossal Mistake'

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

BY DONNA CASSATA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — A chief Republican foe of immigration legislation says it would be a "colossal mistake" ...

Steve King Has Another Reason To Block Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who has made blocking comprehensive immigration reform one of his key priorities, said Thursday that a fight over the issue ...

Steve King Has Warning For John Boehner

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.07.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) hinted in an interview with Newsmax this week that he'd consider trying to oust Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), should he brin...

47 Percent Anniversary: Gospel, Not Gaffe

Jarryd Willis | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Jarryd Willis

Is it the case that Romney's comments reflect GOP gospel as opposed to being an hour-long gaffe or a series of ineloquent remarks? To answer that question, let's review a few of the GOP's policy positions and remarks over the past year.

Tea Party Furor Over Immigration Muted Despite Past 'Outrage'

AP | ERICA WERNER | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — It was the kickoff of a "Stop Amnesty Tour" organized by the Tea Party Patriots and other groups. But the crowd was so sparse th...

GOP Official In Iowa Resigns, Says Republicans Are 'Too Conservative'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

Chad Brown, co-chairman of the Polk County Republican Party in Iowa, has resigned and switched his political affiliation to "independent," arguing in ...