Down With The King? Last Minute Donations Flood In For Dem Challenger

UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 07: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol, to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S., on September 7, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 07: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol, to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S., on September 7, 2018. (Pho... UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 07: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol, to highlight crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the U.S., on September 7, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) MORE LESS
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After a poll was released showing Democratic challenger J.D. Scholten within one point of Rep. Steve King (R-IA), money poured in to the Democratic candidate to the tune of $641,000 in two days, according to a Thursday Politico report.

The Scholten campaign reportedly plans to use the newfound funding on ad buys during highly watched shows.

King has drawn a rebuke from the NRCC and boycotts from his corporate sponsors this week after his most recent episode of demonstrated comfort with white nationalists.

Per Politico, the King campaign, which has largely sat on its haunches during what was once considered a very safe race for him, is only now kicking into gear. They insist, however, that internal polling shows the veteran congressman to be in a very comfortable position.

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