This week on the podcast, reporters discuss Rep. Steve King's latest comments regarding Western civilization, as well as the 2018 election cycle.

On Iowa Politics is a weekly news and analysis podcast that re-creates the conversations that happen when Iowa's political reporters get together after the day's deadlines have been met. This week's show features James Q. Lynch, Christinia Crippes, Bret Hayworth and Ed Tibbetts.

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