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Steve King: Ferguson protesters all share a 'continental origin'

Steve King: Ferguson protesters all share a 'continental origin'

WASHINGTON, Aug. 14 (UPI) --Rep. Steve King says racial profiling isn't a concern at the protests in Ferguson as the protesters all share a single "continental origin."
Matt Bradwell
Video captures two 'dreamers' confronting Rand Paul and Steve King at fundraiser

Video captures two 'dreamers' confronting Rand Paul and Steve King at fundraiser

OKOBOJI, Iowa, Aug. 5 (UPI) --A fundraiser in Iowa got heated when two "dreamers" approached Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, to confront them about defunding DACA.
Aileen Graef
Rep. Steve King thinks Dreamers who want to join military should be deported

Rep. Steve King thinks Dreamers who want to join military should be deported

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, says that instead of allowing children of undocumented immigrants to join the military, the U.S. should deport them.
Aileen Graef
Politics 2014: Does President Obama's go-it-alone position have teeth?

Politics 2014: Does President Obama's go-it-alone position have teeth?

President Obama said he's willing to work with Congress but won't be hesitant to go it alone to advance his 2014 agenda, telling recalcitrant lawmakers he won't be twiddling his thumbs if they dawdle or fail to act for whatever reason.
NICOLE DEBEVEC, United Press International

House GOP split on leadership immigration reform principles

CAMBRIDGE, Md., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- U.S. House Republicans are split on immigration reform, with some arguing the party should do nothing in an election year, a House member said.
Iowa Rep. Steve King: I have been in similar situations to the one Phil Robertson is in

Iowa Rep. Steve King: I have been in similar situations to the one Phil Robertson is in

Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Iowa Rep. Steve King compares himself to Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty and says the show is an example of "faith, family and good, old-fashioned American values."
Evan Bleier

IRS updates figure on Obamacare enrollment inquiries

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service said it has processed more than 330,000 eligibility inquiries for premium tax credits under the Affordable Care Act.
White House, Congress agree on military survivor benefits

White House, Congress agree on military survivor benefits

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama Thursday signed into law a resolution providing continuing appropriations for death gratuities and survivor benefits, "and for other purposes."
Veterans storm WWII memorial closed because of the shutdown

Veterans storm WWII memorial closed because of the shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Veterans flooded the World War II memorial in Washington Tuesday, storming the site that closed as part of the federal government shutdown.
Steve King defends 'drug mule' claim

Steve King defends 'drug mule' claim

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, Thursday defended a claim most people crossing the U.S. border from Mexico are drug runners, saying it happens "every night."
Boehner, Cantor chastise Rep. King drug-runner comment

Boehner, Cantor chastise Rep. King drug-runner comment

WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Top House Republicans chastised Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, for saying some children brought to the country illegally by their parents become drug-runners.
GOP slams IRS on planned $70 million in bonuses

GOP slams IRS on planned $70 million in bonuses

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Senate Republicans are criticizing the Internal Revenue Service for plans to pay $70 million in bonuses officials say may be contractually required.
Report: Boehner, Rubio huddle on immigration reform

Report: Boehner, Rubio huddle on immigration reform

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner met with Sen. Marco Rubio this week to discuss the upcoming congressional debate over immigration reform, sources told Politico.
Senate to begin immigration-reform debate

Senate to begin immigration-reform debate

WASHINGTON, June 7 (UPI) -- The White House denounced a House vote to restart the deportation of hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought illegally to the United States as children.
Rep. King won't run for Senate seat being vacated by Harkin

Rep. King won't run for Senate seat being vacated by Harkin

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, will not run for the U.S. Senate seat now occupied by the retiring Democrat, Tom Harkin.
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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) speaks at a press conference on the cost of the health care bill in Washington on January 13, 2010. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Steven Arnold "Steve" King (born May 28, 1949) is the U.S. Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district, serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party.

The district is located in the western part of the state and includes Sioux City and Council Bluffs.

King was born on May 28, 1949 in Storm Lake, Iowa. The son of a state police dispatcher and a homemaker, King graduated from Denison Community High School in 1967. He attended Northwest Missouri State University from 1967 to 1970, taking courses toward becoming a wildlife officer. He does not have a college degree. In 1975, he founded King Construction, an earth moving company. King founded the Kiron Business Association in the 1980s. His involvement with the Iowa Land Improvement Contractors' Association led to regional and national offices in that organization and a growing interest in public policy.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Steve King."
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