Tom Harkin

Most politicians are tightly scripted. A news reporter asks a question, and the politician has a preformulated response. If
Previously published on Boston Globe. Trump University, it transpires, is more than a heartless joke. It is the canary in
10. What are the top 1-3 issues that you think will be important in Medicaid during the next 6 months? 1. Access to Quality
Former Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) joins HuffPost Live to discuss his endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President, the fast approaching
Reaching the point where Hillary Rodham Clinton is sworn-in as the nation's 45th, and first woman, President on January 20, 2017 will not be easy but it's worth the fight. The attacks on her will continue from every angle funded by more than a billion dollars to get people to believe the lies about her.
Few Americans would have predicted that Bernie Sanders, a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist, would be leading a formidable insurrectionist challenge to Hillary Clinton, or that real estate magnate Donald Trump would be leading in the polls in the Republican Primary. Why is this happening?
159 countries have already ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities -- but not the U.S.
An effective Presidential candidate must strike at the right time with an image and message that resonates for that election cycle.
You've heard about boomerang kids -- adult children in their 20s and 30s who have returned to live in their parents' homes. Well, get ready for boomerang parents, formerly independent middle-aged people who -- 10, 15, 20 years hence -- will have no choice but to move into their adult children's homes because they cannot afford to maintain their own.
Nearly 23 percent, of loans in the government’s main student loan program are either delinquent or in default, according
His solution is to take $303 million out of the Pell program, and give $269 million of it to the Education Department so
Sanders is credited with inserting the licensed complementary and alternative medicine professions into Section 5101 on workforce
The electorate that votes in midterm elections is older and whiter and looks more like the viewership of The O'Reilly Factor than anything that accurately reflects the true racial and ethnic diversity of this country.
Montana: Steve Daines, replacing retiring Democratic Sen. Max Baucus. His seat will go to Daines, 52, whose political career
Dear Senator Harkin: I have learned that you are sitting on $2.4 million in your campaign funds. Some of that is my money.
"We all get multiple daily desperate emails begging for money, especially as Democrats are on the verge of losing the Senate
In the context of this grassroots uprising of interest, singling out the historic contributions of one person seems inappropriate. Yet for complementary and integrative health policy and inclusion, there is such a giant.