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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Right-wing Congressman Steve King blames Ronald Reagan for the election of Barack Obama
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By Pat Cunningham
May 24, 2013 5:18 p.m.



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HERE‘s a novel theory, if there ever was one:

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Thursday that President Obama would not be president if it weren’t for the 1986 amnesty bill that Ronald Reagan signed into law.

King is a leading GOP critic of efforts to pass an immigration reform bill, and has often said on the House floor that Republicans are overreacting to the 2012 election, which some Republicans saw as a sign that the GOP needs to get behind a reform bill.

In an effort to dissuade Republicans, King argued that the 1986 immigration bill that Reagan signed ...

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