ICYMI: Iowa GOP Senate Search Continues, King Says, ‘No Thanks’
May 6, 2013

Ia Rep Steve KingAxiom Strategies weekend political round-up notes,”Republican Rep. Steve King announced on Twitter late Friday night that he would not run for Senate. King marks the third — and highest-profile — contender to pull themselves from consideration in the last couple weeks. Republicans considered King to be a shoo-in for the primary, and his decision leaves the GOP field wide open in the race for retiring Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin’s seat. The Democratic field has essentially cleared for Rep. Bruce Braley. Source: ROLL CALL

Akin Double Dips in KC for Tax Day Rallies
April 13, 2012

US GOP senate Candidate Todd Akin

Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin will spend a lot of the weekend in Kansas City.
Saturday at 10 in the morning, Akin And Iowa Rep Steve King will participate in a Tea Party Tax Day rally at the J. C. Nichols fountain near the Country Club Plaza.
Earlier this week, King endorsed Akin’s bid for the Missouri GOP Senate nomination. Both men helped start the House Tea Party caucus.
Both are also scheduled to be at a similar rally later that day at the Capitol in Jefferson City.
Akin and King are set to be back in Kansas City Sunday afternoon for another rally at Thies Park (see previous post).