Steve King http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/21897/all en CNN Implies Bigotry Is Behind Some Opposition to Immigration Bill http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-implies-bigotry-behind-some-opposition-immigration-bill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img src="/sites/default/files/uploads/2013-07-25-CNN-NewDay-King2.JPG" style="float: right; margin: 3px;" height="135" width="240" />CNN's <em>New Day</em> used Rep. Steve King's controversial remarks on illegal immigrants to paddle the GOP and hint that bigotry is partly behind opposition to the immigration bill. King had said that for every "valedictorian" illegal immigrant, 100 more are drug smugglers.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-implies-bigotry-behind-some-opposition-immigration-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Cuomo CNN immigration John King New Day Racism Republicans Steve King Tea Party Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:58:05 +0000 matt.hadro 44106 at http://www.mrc.org CNN Asks Steve King If GOP Is 'Chastened' By Election Losses http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-steve-king-if-gop-chastened-election-losses <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-hadro">Matt Hadro</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> During CNN's inauguration coverage on Monday's Starting Point, correspondent John King helped bolster President Obama's image as he asked Tea Party Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) if Republicans were "chastened" by Democratic electoral victories.<br /> </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/cnn-asks-steve-king-if-gop-chastened-election-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division GOP John Barrasso John King Steve King Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:27:07 +0000 matt.hadro 42324 at http://www.mrc.org MSNBC's Chris Matthews Sneers: Congressman Steve King Is a Bigot http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-chris-matthews-sneers-congressman-steve-king-bigot <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Chris Matthews on Thursday smeared Congressman Steve King as a racist, declaring that the Republican representative is "prejudiced against Latinos." The liberal cable anchor came to the conclusion while discussing King's attempts to change the 14th Amendment to exclude so-called "anchor babies."</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-chris-matthews-sneers-congressman-steve-king-bigot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Chris Matthews MSNBC Steve King Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:07:29 +0000 scott.whitlock 42209 at http://www.mrc.org NYT's Steinhauer: 'Incendiary' Tea Party Could Pay Dearly in 2012 Congressional Elections http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-steinhauer-incendiary-tea-party-could-pay-dearly-2012-congressional-elections <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Roving campaign reporter Jennifer Steinhauer was in Iowa and filed a piece for Friday's <em>New York Times</em> on the tight congressional race between conservative Rep.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nyts-steinhauer-incendiary-tea-party-could-pay-dearly-2012-congressional-elections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign 2012 congress Jennifer Steinhauer Republicans Steve King Tea Party Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:46:03 +0000 clay.waters 41436 at http://www.mrc.org