Iraq Veteran to Challenge King for Congressional Seat
An Iraq war veteran has signed up to challenge Republican Steve King in Iowa's 4th Congressional District. 27 year-old Boone resident Jim Mowrer said Tuesday that he plans to run in the 4th District. He hasn't held elected office before, but he says he wants to continue serving his country.Mowrer joined the Iowa National Guard at 17 and served in Iraq in 2005 and 2006. He figures to have a difficult challenge going up against King, who enjoys strong support in the district he has represented for six terms.