Amid growing speculation that he will make a run at a U.S. Senate seat, Congressman Steve King says there's better than a 50/50 chance that he will. According to a January 29 statewide poll, King is the leading GOP candidate for current Senator Tom Harkin's seat. Harkin, a Democrat, announced last month that he would retire after his current term ends. King offers insight on why he's considered an early favorite:
Following the congressional redistricting, King represents all of Webster County. He celebrated the grand opening of his downtown Fort Dodge office last week.