Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is challenging John Boehner for his position as Speaker of the House.  Gohmert, a Steve King-allied Tea Partier, is of course famous for worrying about “terror babies” invading America.  Here’s more about Gohmert: He’s accused accused the Obama administration of letting the children on the border in so that they can vote Democrat: “In the… Continue »

Steve King and some of the House’s worst anti-immigrant nativists got ugly this week in a Breitbart piece discussing bill text that could allow military DREAMers to become legal permanent residents. The ENLIST Act, championed by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), would be added to a Department of Defense authorization bill and provide “an opportunity for qualified undocumented… Continue »

For the last few weeks, shutdown and then debt ceiling negotiations have paralyzed Washington, as Republicans have drawn out their unwillingness to compromise and driven talks to the 11th hour.  Even as a deal appears to draw near, however, the aftermath of the last few weeks has hardly been consequence-free.  Among other things (like driving… Continue »

Jorge Ramos has an interview with Steve King this weekend, and solicited questions to ask this morning via Twitter: I have an interview with Rep. Steve King on immigration reform. Any questions? — JORGE RAMOS (@jorgeramosnews) July 19, 2013 Here’s one: exactly when does Steve King think the US border will be secure enough?  What does… Continue »