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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The longer Steve King served in Congress, building up a repertoire of racist rhetoric and nativist sentiments, the more he unwittingly became a unifying force in American...
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Iowa Rep. Steve King loses GOP primary to Randy Feenstra after party shuns King following white nationalist remarks
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Rep. Steve King loses GOP primary to Randy Feenstra after party shuns King following white nationalist remarks.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in northwest Iowa ousted Rep. Steve King in Tuesday’s primary, deciding they’ve had enough of the conservative lightning rod known for making incendiary...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle. His Republican opponents in next...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Colorado man who threw a cup of water on Iowa Congressman Steve King has been sentenced to two years of probation.
ARNOLDS PARK, Iowa (AP) — A businessman has become the fourth Republican challenger for the U.S. House seat held by fellow Republican Steve King.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Colorado man has admitted to throwing a cup of water on Iowa Congressman Steve King.
Court records show 27-year-old Blake Gibbins, of Lafayette, Colorado, pleaded...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King said Friday he stands by his recent comments about rape and incest that sparked bipartisan criticism but acknowledged he could have made his point in a...
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Rep. Steve King's most recent insensitive remarks about rape are the kind that have doomed political candidates elsewhere, but some fellow Iowa Republicans say it's...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Aug. 14 about Rep. Steve King's comments on banning abortion, The Associated Press, relying on a story by The Des Moines Register, inaccurately quoted King as...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democrat J.D. Scholten says he will make another run for an Iowa congressional seat held for 17 years by conservative Republican Rep. Steve King.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa is declining to directly answer whether he thinks President Donald Trump's comments toward four minority women in the U.S. House were...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Republican state senator who is challenging U.S. Rep. Steve King for the GOP nomination in Iowa's 4th Congressional District says he's stepping down as chairman of the...
CHEROKEE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Republican Steve King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks gives him "better insight" into what Jesus Christ...
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Colorado man faces misdemeanor charges for allegedly throwing water on Iowa Rep. Steve King while the Republican congressman was eating lunch in Fort Dodge,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Steve King says he was told that victims of Hurricane Katrina only asked for help, unlike people in his home state of Iowa, who "take care of each other."
SKOKIE, Ill. (AP) — A loyal community has saved St. Joan of Arc School in Skokie and will operate it independently of the Archdiocese of Chicago.
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Rep. Steve King says he will seek re-election despite Republican House leadership's move to strip him of his committee assignments after his racist statements about...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Sen. Joni Ernst is expressing frustration with Iowa Congressman Steve King's comments about immigration and white supremacy.
Ernst told Iowa reporters Thursday that she shouldn't have to be "spending precious time talking about white supremacy and comments by a member of our delegation."
Rep. King applauded by constituents at Iowa event
PRIMGHAR, Iowa (AP) — Constituents applauded Republican Rep. Steve King on Saturday at the Iowa congressman's first public event since being rebuked by his House colleagues over racist comments he had made to a newspaper earlier this month.
King told the roughly 75 people who showed up for the first of 39 planned town hall meetings in his sprawling district that he doesn't adhere to a white supremacist ideology and he repeated his assertion that he's not racist.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A second Republican has announced he'll challenge embattled Iowa U.S. Rep. Steve King in the 2020 primary.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat J.D. Scholten, a former minor league baseball player who narrowly lost his bid to defeat Republican Rep. Steve King in Iowa's 4th Congressional District, says he's keeping his political options open but will help create an Iowa nonprofit organization that fights poverty.
The group, called Working Hero Iowa, will encourage eligible people to apply for the Earned Income Tax Credit, which can benefit low-income workers.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Less than two weeks after Congress repudiated his comments, Rep. Steve King will hold the first of his promised 39 Iowa town hall meetings.
King announced Wednesday he would delay a planned meeting Thursday but would hold another event Saturday morning in the small northwest Iowa city of Primghar.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comments by Republican Rep. Steve King about white supremacy are "abhorrent," the White House said Wednesday as bipartisan condemnation of King continued.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders praised a move by House Republicans to strip the nine-term Iowa lawmaker of his committee assignments.
King told The New York Times last week that, "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local):
The House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King's comments about white supremacy.
The nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure, which was approved, 424-1.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Why now?
Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party's backing through nine elections and GOP presidential contenders often lined up for his endorsement in the state's lead-off caucuses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic measure rebuking Republican Rep. Steve King for his comments about white supremacy won easy approval Tuesday in the House.
In a twist, the nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure of disapproval, which was adopted, 424-1.
House GOP leadership took moves to block Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King from committee assignments for the next two years after he lamented that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
Here is a look at some of King's contentious comments and stances since becoming a member of Congress in 2003:
— In 2006, King called for an electrified fence on the US border, saying, "We do that with livestock all the time."
WASHINGTON (AP) — She used to be known mostly for her vice presidential family lineage. But Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-most senior House Republican, is cutting a new path as the first GOP leader to call Rep. Steve King's remarks "racist" and call explicitly for his resignation.
"I'd like to see him find another line of work," Cheney, 52, told reporters on Tuesday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Republican Rep. Steve King will be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years after lamenting that white supremacy and white nationalism have become offensive terms.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iowa Rep. Steve King's remarks on white supremacy (all times local):
House Republicans will block Iowa Rep. Steve King from serving on any committees in the new Congress as punishment for his remarks about white supremacy.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the move against King on Monday. He denounced King's remarks as "beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican leader said Sunday he will meet with Rep. Steve King this week to discuss King's future and role in the party and promised action following the Iowa congressman's recent comments in defense of white supremacy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Republican congressman Steve King says he's not a racist, but he faced intensifying criticism Friday over his remarks about white supremacy, including from a black GOP senator who said such comments are a blight on the nation and the party.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Thursday criticized a fellow GOP lawmaker for making what they said were "racist" comments.
Rep. Steve King of Iowa was quoted in The New York Times saying, "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"
The comment drew a denunciation from members of House Republican leadership.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Steve King likes to note that President Donald Trump has referred to him as "the world's most conservative human being," but the congressman from deep-red western Iowa known for his caustic comments about race and immigration is bracing for what could be his toughest campaign since taking office 16 years ago.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A three-term Iowa state senator says he plans to challenge longtime U.S. Rep. Steve King in next year's Republican primary.
Randy Feenstra, an assistant Republican legislative leader, announced Wednesday he intended to run for the northwest Iowa seat and has opened a federal campaign committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about the re-election of Iowa Rep. Steve King, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Purina Pet Care was a subsidiary of Land O'Lakes. Nestle Purina Pet Care is a subsidiary of Nestle SA.
A corrected version of the story is below:
Rep. King wins despite outcry over white supremacist support
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — After eking out a narrow election victory after allegations he had met white supremacists, Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King promised Wednesday to even more forcefully state his views in the future, saying his "head is bloodied but unbowed."
Republican Rep. Steve King wins 9th term representing northwest Iowa, defeating Democrat J.D. Scholten
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Rep. Steve King wins 9th term representing northwest Iowa, defeating Democrat J.D. Scholten.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Polls have opened across Iowa for an election highlighted by competitive races for governor and Congress.
More than 1,600 precincts will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Roughly half a million voters had cast ballots before Election Day, taking advantage of Iowa's lenient early voting rules.