PodcastsUnredactedDSR

J.D. Scholten: The Man Who Will Beat Steve King

In 2018, J.D. Scholten waged one of the most important campaigns in America: ridding Iowa and Congress of Steve King. Scholten didn’t win, but in a district trump carried by 27 points in 2016, he surprised everyone by turning out Democrats in eye-popping numbers. He believes so deeply in the mission that he’s taking another shot at it in 2020. We spoke to J.D. not only about the race, but his unique background — including his days as a minor league baseball player. Possibly the most incredible revelations are J.D. describing the flavor of ice cream Ben & Jerry’s named after him, and the nickname Mark Hamill gave him. Enjoy meeting who we hope will be the next Representative of Iowa’s 4th district.

Show More

Related Articles

Back to top button

SUPPORT OUR WORK

Become a Member Today

Support Our Podcast and Journalism by Becoming a Member.  We're celebrating the 1-year launch of our website.  Take 20% off any membership.  Use code "support" at checkout!

If you would like to receive our week ahead newsletter, our podcast highlights and have access to our blog posts, you can register for free.

Paid Benefits Include:
  • Access to Exclusive Content
  • Member Only Slack Community (Founding Insider and Insider)
  • Up to 20% Discounts to Deep State Swag
  • Early Announcements and Discounts to Deep State Radio Live Events
  • Advertising free experience (All Paid Levels)
  • Early Access to All Podcasts via private member feed (All Paid Levels)
  • The official Deep State Radio Mug (Founding Insider)

Support Us

Close