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Congressman Steve King Asks What Nonwhite “Subgroups” Have Contributed To Civilization

While we were all distracted by Melania Trump’s eyebrow-raising speech at the Republican National Convention, it turns out some troubling discourse was going down in other quarters of the Republican Party.

Kelly Kanayama | July 19, 2016 - 6:02 pm

Republicans Think Putting Harriet Tubman On The $20 Will Be “Divisive,” But Really They’re Just Afraid Of Change

“I like what we have,” Iowa Representative Steve King said.

Karen Fratti | June 22, 2016 - 2:21 pm

New Sensitivity Training Helps GOP Understand That Rape = Bad

It’s been an abysmal few months for women, thanks to the many, many members of the Republican party insisting on allowing comments about rape to pour out of their faceholes.

Julie Gerstein | January 16, 2013 - 8:30 am

A Handy Guide To What These Various Old Conservative White Politicians Have Said About Rape

I don’t know about you, but I have such a hard time remembering which conservative politician said what ridiculously offensive thing about rape. They’re all old and white and most…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 25, 2012 - 8:00 am

Lifetime Movies For Republicans Who Don’t Understand Rape

Republicans are airing sexual ignorances this week. Representative Steve King of Iowa has “never heard of” statutory rape causing pregnancy; Senate nominee Tom Smith thinks “having a baby out of wedlock” is “similar to”

NYMag.com | August 28, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Rep. Steve King Says He’s Never Heard Of A Girl Getting Pregnant From Rape Or Incest

Today in our regularly scheduled segment “Old White Male Politicians Revealing Themselves To Be Ignorant About Reproductive Rights”: Rep. Steve King (R-IA), when asked about a minor being impregnated from…

Jessica Wakeman | August 21, 2012 - 1:40 pm