Roleplaying Jail in Iowa With America's Biggest Prison Fan

The night before I was set to turn myself in—either for robbing a pharmacy or committing serial tax fraud, I hadn’t decided yet—I sent Officer Mark Gudmundsen an email with a couple of last-minute questions. “You may bring a book,” he replied, “but I will look at it and decide if you can have it in your cell to read.”

America's Worst Congressman Has a Disgusting Plan to Pay for Trump's Border Wall

Iowa Congressman Steve King is no stranger when it comes to making the sort of vile, indefensible statements that place him squarely in the white supremacist wing of the GOP. King has previously raged against “somebody else’s babies” threatening “our civilization,” and once told a DACA recipient raised in the United…

Racist Iowa Rep. Steve King’s Opponent Quits Campaign, Citing Death Threats

Efforts to unseat Iowa Republican lawmaker Steve King, known for his racist and anti–immigrant trash talk, just got a little harder. King’s main Democratic rival for Iowa’s 4th Congressional seat in 2018, Kim Weaver, announced on Facebook that she is dropping out of the race because of death threats and the need to…

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