Only a few short months ago, former 4th district Iowa Congressional candidate Kim Weaver seemed to have it all. After raising thousands of dollars in donations as a result of controversial comments & tweets by current 4th district Congressman Steve King, Weaver was poised to have a stronger campaign for a possible Democratic primary & subsequent election campaign. This situation, & Representative King’s reputation for being “Iowa’s Donald Trump”, led many to believe it might finally be enough to elect a Democrat in Iowa’s 4th district. However, an investigative report by the Des Moines Register that revealed Weaver’s past as an online psychic brought that momentum to an end, & Weaver eventually pulled out of the race citing multiple issues she faced, including eventually placing some of the blame on fellow Democrats.
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