Tag Archives: Tom Harkin

Hope Is Alive In House District 82

What seems most important about last night’s Iowa House District 82 special election to replace Curt Hanson is Democrat Phil Miller won in a post-Tom Harkin era. Iowa no longer has a Democratic U.S. Senator able to travel most counties, … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Corn Feed Speakers

Tom Harkin, Dave Loebsack, Lincoln Chafee, Joaquin Castro, Ben & Jerry to speak at Progress Iowa Corn Feed on August 30 DES MOINES — Senator Tom Harkin (Ret.), Congressman Dave Loebsack, Governor Lincoln Chafee, Congressman Joaquin Castro, and Ben Cohen … Continue reading

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36th Annual Harkin Steak Fry

(Editor’s note: This information was released prior to the announcement that Vice President Joe Biden will be attending the 36th Annual Harkin Steak Fry). It’s that time of year again! The 36th annual Harkin Steak Fry is right around the … Continue reading

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Harkin Presser on Expansion of Social Security

Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) will hold a joint press conference with Demcracy for America and other friendly progressives to discuss why Social Security is a fiscally sustainable program that is essential for the health of the middle class. Event details: … Continue reading

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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

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Weekend Progressive Events: #noKXL Rally In Ames

Sunday, February 17 1:00pm until 2:00pm Brookside Park, Ames Iowa On Sunday, February 17, thousands of Americans are heading to Washington, D.C. to join the action urging President Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline. If you can’t make it … Continue reading

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Senator Harkin: Ryan Budget Will “End Medicare As We Know It”

The following guest opinion by Senator Tom Harkin appeared in the the Cedar Rapids Gazette Saturday. When Mitt Romney named Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate, he reminded Iowans of the choice we face in this election. One … Continue reading

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Anti-War Iowans Sit Down With Senator Harkin

Delegation of Iowans Talk With Senator Harkin on Iran, U.S. Foreign & Domestic Policy Diplomacy with Iran, ‘we can’t afford another war,’ a key focus DES MOINES – (Catholic Peace Ministry news services, courtesy of JJ Weiss)  A delegation that … Continue reading

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Senator Harkin on Iran

March 1, 2012 Washington, D.C. Dear Constituent: Thank you for contacting me about U.S. relations with Iran. I appreciate hearing your thoughts and concerns on these important matters. I am deeply concerned about the possibility that Iran may obtain nuclear … Continue reading

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Iowans Press Harkin for Diplomacy with Iran

DES MOINES– Jeffrey Weiss of the Catholic Peace Ministry led a delegation of 16 Iowans representing nine organizations in a meeting with representatives of Senator Tom Harkin’s staff on Jan. 18 to request Harkin publicly promote diplomacy with Iran. The … Continue reading

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