Steve King

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Steve King
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U.S. Representative from Iowa's 5th District
From: January 3, 2003 – Present
Predecessor Tom Latham
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Marilyn King
Religion Roman Catholic

Steven Arnold "Steve" King (born May 28, 1949, in Storm Lake, Iowa) has served as the Republican U.S. Representative from Iowa's 5th congressional district since 2003. In 2017 he is chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Rights. Previously King was a member of the Iowa State Senate. Rep. King is a movement conservative, and is particularly outspoken on the pro-life and immigration issues.

Rep. Steve King is the lead sponsor on the Heartbeat Bill to prohibit abortion after a heartbeat is detectable in the unborn child.

Phyllis Schlafly called Rep. King her "favorite congressman" for his strong conservative leadership on multiple issues.

King is known as an outspoken conservative. He received a 100% rating from the National Right to Life Committee, an A from the National Taxpayers Union, and a 90% rating from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.[1]

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