Tag Archives: Senator Tom Harkin

Today Is Election Day

Senator Tom Harkin explains why voting early helps Democrats win.

Posted in 2014 Election Campaign | Tagged , ,

Advocating For Nuclear Abolition

During their annual remembrance of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Frank Cordaro’s dwindling collection of nuclear abolitionists staged another vigil near the Bellevue, Nebraska military complex that is the command and control center for U.S. nuclear weapons. Cordaro … Continue reading

Posted in Nuclear Abolition, Nuclear Disarmament, Tom Harkin | Tagged , ,

Labor Update: Schedules That Work In Iowa

Four Democratic legislators introduced the Schedules That Work Act (H.R. 5159)  on July 22 without fanfare. Labor and Women’s groups were quick to sign on to a bill that asserts its help for part time workers in a middle class … Continue reading

Posted in Labor | Tagged , ,

Iowa Hosts Physicians For Social Responsibility

CEDAR RAPIDS– Iowa played host to the national organization Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) from May 6 through 10 at the Hotel at Kirkwood. Iowa held center stage for meetings convened by national and international leaders of the 52 year … Continue reading

Posted in Peace, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Harkin To Deliver Address On ‘War On Poverty’ Today

Floor Speech Wednesday: Harkin to Deliver Address Commemorating 50th Anniversary of President Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ WHO:             Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) WHAT:          Major Speech on the 50th Anniversary of President   Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ DATE:           Wednesday, January 8, 2014, approximately … Continue reading

Posted in Tom Harkin | Tagged ,

Filibuster Reform Long Overdue

A word from Senator Tom Harkin on filibuster rule change last week. In 1995, with my party in the minority, I stood up and said we needed to get rid of the filibuster. Finally — 18 years later — we … Continue reading

Posted in Harkin | Tagged , ,

Senator Harkin Explains How America Works

 

Posted in Harkin, Health Care & Medicare | Tagged , ,

Senator Harkin Endorses Great March For Climate Action

“We are already seeing increasing intensity and frequency of storms, droughts, and heat events caused by climate change, and that trend is just beginning,” said Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA). “The Great March for Climate Action may be just what’s needed … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change | Tagged ,

No, We Do Not Gotta Love Steve King

One of our favorite websites, Crooksandliars.com, had this to say about Steve King: “You’ve gotta’ love these so-called “small government” Republicans who don’t mind imposing their religious views on the rest of the country. Someone needs to explain to this … Continue reading

Posted in Christie Vilsack, Steve King, Tom Harkin | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Harkin Harvest Fails In Granite State

This article originally appeared in the Spring 1992 issue of the Prairie Progressive. MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE—The 727 landed in a dense fog. One year ago today, the ground war had begun. One year ago, perhaps, yellow ribbons festooned the trees … Continue reading

Posted in Tom Harkin | Tagged ,