Just poking around the back roads. Beautiful place 4 first in nation primaries & general election results. pic.twitter.com/mmBUZBRM6P— Steve King (@SteveKingIA) August 19, 2013
King, an outspoken conservative whose vocal opposition to recent immigration reform proposals has raised his profile, has hinted that he might be interested in a presidential run in 2016. He also has an upcoming trip to South Carolina.
The Tea Party favorite would start off with a strong base of support in his home state of Iowa. But it's unclear how he would do in the other early-voting states he's visiting.