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Steve King and his role as an Iowa Kingmaker in the early presidential sweepstakes — Now watching The Fine Print For 2016 political spectators, all eyes will be on Iowa this weekend, as a group of likely Republican presidential contenders converge in the state to attend the Iowa Freedom Summit hosted by Rep. Steve King.

Rep. John Lewis on the comic book that changed the Civil Rights Movement — When Rep. John Lewis was 18 years old, he read a comic book that would change his life. The comic book "Martin Luther King Jr. and the Montgomery Story" became "like a bible" to Lewis -- and many others of his generation -- who became involved in civil rights.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz to Mitt Romney: Let Your "Hair Down a Little Bit' — While many Republicans are split about another Mitt Romney campaign, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R- Utah, is making no secret he is the former Massachusetts governor's biggest cheerleader on Capitol Hill. But as Romney considers another bid for the White House, the Utah congressman is offering some advice on what he can do differently from his previous failed presidential runs.

Sen. Hatch: Obama’s ‘pitiful presidency’ will help GOP win the White House in 2016 — Now watching The Fine Print Sen. Orrin Hatch says he's confident Republicans will win the White House in 2016. And for that, he says, the GOP has President Obama to thank. "I think President Obama will be one of the reasons," Hatch said, when asked why he thinks the GOP will win the presidency.

Get To Know 6 New Faces Who Could Shake Up Congress — A new era is dawning in Congress, with Republicans settling into control of the House and Senate. There are dozens of new lawmakers on Capitol Hill, but here's a guide to six members of the freshman class who might shake things up. There's Joni Ernst (Iowa), Tom Cotton (Arkansas) and Dan Sullivan (Alaska) in the Senate.

Charlie Hebdo Massacre Sparks Worries of Copycat Attack Inside US — The deadly terror strike in Paris has awakened worries that such a brazen event could be repeated in the United States. "It confirms some of our greatest fears that these attacks are likely to happen first in Europe and then quite possibly over here," Sen.

Speaker Boehner's 'New American Congress' Deals With Old Controversy — The Republican majority today introduced what it is calling the New American Congress, but on the second day of the legislative session leaders were already doing damage control as House Speaker John Boehner defended Majority Whip Steve Scalise. Scalise, the third-highest ranked Republican in the House, is under fire for attending an event organized by alleged white supremacists in 2002.

The Gingriches’ guide to surviving a presidential campaign — Now watching The Fine Print As the wife of a former presidential candidate, Callista Gingrich has some advice for the spouses of 2016 presidential hopefuls. "Focus on the positive, try not to let the negativity get you down, because you really have to keep your [attention] on those issues that are most important to the future of this country.

Rep. Michele Bachmann retiring, but says ‘I'm not going to go home and put a sock in my mouth’ — Now watching The Fine Print Michele Bachmann may have cast her final vote in Congress on Thursday, but she is already gearing up for her next political venture. In one of her last interviews as a member of Congress, the Minnesota Republican told "The Fine Print" that she plans to be back up on the political stage come 2016.

House Approves Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown, Sends Bill to Senate — Just hours before a midnight deadline approached, the House of Representatives voted to approve a $1.1 trillion spending package to keep the government open, sending the measure over to the Senate, The House voted 219-206 to approve the measure. The House was expected to vote shortly after on a two...
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Jan 26, 2015

RT @jasonnobleDMR: Here's our story on Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad's collapse during event at DuPont Pioneer: Watch for updates.

Jan 23, 2015

RT @markzbarabak: Jeb Bush speaking in SF, on meet with Mitt: Mostly policy. "The awkward side of this, about running and stuff, we put aside."

Jan 23, 2015

@craasch Great piece Chuck. Didn't get much of an answer today, but I thought worth asking.

Jan 23, 2015

Beohner retribution? "I'm certainly willing to live with the good and the bad that goes with it," Steve King says.

Jan 23, 2015

We asked Steve King to describe 2016ers in a word or two. Romney? Consummate businessman. See Cruz, Rubio and more:

Jan 23, 2015

.@PressSec says he'd be surprised if McConnell's ego was bruised by Obama not mentioning him or GOP majority in #SOTU. Says it wasn't petty.

Jan 23, 2015

Steve King also spoke highly of Mitt Romney, saying: “The experience of being a candidate before is valuable."

Jan 23, 2015

"It is a legal term," Steve King says of calling a 'Dreamer' a 'deportable.' Is he a 2016 Kingmaker? Our interview:

Jan 22, 2015

On a Cuba question about Castro, Glozell says: "The guy put dick in dictatorship." Obama cracked a smile.

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