Iowa congressman, backer of ethanol critic Cruz, draws primary challenge

Seven-term Rep. Steve King, a rock-ribbed Iowa conservative, is being challenged in the Republican primary by state Sen. Rick Bertrand of Sioux City in a contest where ethanol may be the elephant in the room. Bertrand described himself as a “new blood conservative” focused on economic development in announcing his candidacy, said KTIV-TV. King, who… » Read More

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