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Steve King Demands Conditions For Disaster Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | 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'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Elise Foley

GOP Rep.: Comparing Immigrants To Dogs Was 'A Compliment'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Rep. Called 'King Of Cruelty' In Harsh Campaign

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve King of Iowa has little use for the Humane Society, particularly when it comes to laws designed to give calves, pregnant...

Amanda Terkel

Steve King Finds Part Of Obamacare He Actually Likes

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

'When He Talks, It Might Be A Little Direct'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) touts his business experience and his "keen intellectual curiosity" in his first ad of the 2012 election cycle, with a veiled...

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.

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...

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...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Fall Flat In Key Fundraising Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) knows how to rile with rhetoric. He has called the entire Congressional Progressive Caucus "members of the ...

10 Candidates All Students Should Support

Nick Mitch | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Nick Mitch

There are many excellent candidates running in this election, but the above eight will be fierce advocates for youth. Please consider supporting them in any way you can.

Amanda Terkel

Emily's List Issues First Round Of Approved Candidates For 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic political action committee Emily's List jumped into the 2012 election Wednesday with its first round of approved candidat...

Jason Linkins

Long-Shot GOP Presidential Hopeful Moves Closer To Debate Appearance

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

Ultimate 2012 underdog and self-styled "anti-Romney" candidate Fred Karger moved a bit closer to obtaining a small measure of limelight, as the South Carolina GOP has extended him an invitation to participate in their May 5 debate -- the first official GOP face-off of the campaign season.

Iowa Democrats Not Alone In Support Of Gay Rights Amid Attack On Judges

TylerKingkade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
TylerKingkade

Iowa Democrats have put their support behind the three State Supreme Court judges targeted by conservative activists for their 2009 unanimous decisio...

Christie Vilsack: Grassley's Unexpected Challenger?

Radio Iowa | O. Kay Henderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Christie Vilsack, the wife of former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack, sounds as if she may be the "mystery candidate" the chairman of the Iowa Democratic Pa...