Steve King held another town hall event in New Hampton, Iowa today, where he took a question from a DREAMer constituent — and then promptly shut her down. Monica Reyes, a resident of New Hampton, Iowa — part of King’s district — organized and turned out 20 people to King’s town hall today.  When King called… Continue »

According to Think Progress, about 100 members of the Ku Klux Klan held a rally in Troy, North Carolina to try and increase their membership while drumming up support against immigration.  The problem?  The Klansmen were apparently heavily drowned out by pro-immigration reform counter-protesters, 400-500 of whom showed up to sing the gospel song “Hallelujah” at… Continue »

In response of widespread internet mockery of him running away from DREAMers this week, Sen. Rand Paul “clarified” to Fox News that he was giving an interview, rather than (as it appeared) getting the hell out of dodge.  Here’s how he explained his hasty departure: But about five minutes before that, or two minutes before that, the… Continue »

Why Do Rand Paul and House Republicans Let this Guy Define the GOP? The video of yesterday’s confrontation between prominent Dreamer Erika Andiola and prominent nativist Rep. Steve King (R-IA) – featuring a cameo, and hilarious escape, by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) – is generating plenty of attention and reaction. The proceedings beg the question for Rand… Continue »

Last night, we wrote about Erika Andiola’s confrontation with Steve King, and how she dared him to rip up her DACA card. This morning, however, the heat is on Rand Paul, who was in the video shot but stood up and bolted away as soon as he heard that Erika was a DREAMer. Profile in… Continue »

This entire Congressional session, House Republicans have refused to take action on real immigration reform, preferring to vote multiple times in favor of ending DACA and deporting DREAMers.  The latest of these votes came last week and the House Republican driving them has been super-extremist Rep. Steve King (R-IA). Since King has been so eager to… Continue »