Summer Concepcion

Summer Concepcion is the front page editor of Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Previously, she covered the 2016 presidential election for Fusion and worked as a researcher at The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute. She's an LA native and former Chicago transplant. Reach her at

Articles by Summer

Despite condemnation from Republicans and Democrats alike for his white supremacy comments last month, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) says he will attend President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night with special guest Lynette Hardaway — better known as Diamond of Diamond & Silk.

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The Des Moines Register‘s editorial board didn’t mince words Tuesday as it urged Rep. Steve King to resign following backlash over his white supremacy remarks.

In addition to citing King being stripped of his committee assignments leaving Iowa without a seat on the vital House Agriculture Committee, the editorial board called out King for making their state “a laughing stock on the national stage with his offensive and absurd remarks about undocumented immigrants.”

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