US Rep. King comments on facing off with a female opponent

King says when running against a woman, candidates have to be "delicate."

Posted: Apr 6, 2018 5:47 PM
Updated: Apr 6, 2018 5:47 PM

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congressman steve king is back in iowa... meeting with voters this week. steve king-vo-1 steve king-vo-2 yesterday - kimt caught up with king at the garner public library. there - king discussed his efforts to ease tariffs against china that some say are leading to an international trade war impacting iowa farmers. steve king-vo-4 king also commented on the record- number of women running for congressional office in 20-18. more than 300 female candidates are seeking office... including his opponent - cyndi hanson - who will face off against king in the upcoming g-o-p primary.xxx steve king-sot-1 steve king-sot-2 most of the time, and my opponent is female, and uh i've had that opportunity to run against a woman a number of times, it's a little bit different. you have to be really delicate in how you handle that. king went on to say that in politics... candidates are put under a microscope... and anything they say or do can be used against them by their opponents. / an
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