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Scholten Announces His Congressional Campaign

John Pemble
J. D. Scholten will be running against Republican Congressman Steve King for Iowa's 4th District.

In 2018, Democrat J.D. Scholten came close to unseating long-time Republican Congressman Steve King in Iowa’s 4th District. Now, Scholten says, he’ll try again in 2020.

On this politics day edition of River to River, host Ben Kieffer talks with political scientists Dennis Goldford of Drake University and Sara Mitchell of the University of Iowa about this race, the politics of gun violence, China's exit from the US Agriculture sector and other political headlines. 

Guests Include:

  • Dennis Goldford, Professor of Political Science at Drake University
  • Sara Mitchell, F. Wendell Miller Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa

Ben Kieffer is the host of IPR's River to River
Rick Brewer is a producer for IPR's Talk of Iowa and River to River