Democratic Senator Harkin says will n...

Democratic Senator Harkin says will not seek re-election

There are 8 comments on the Reuters story from Jan 26, 2013, titled Democratic Senator Harkin says will not seek re-election. In it, Reuters reports that:

Senator Tom Harkin, an Iowa Democrat and one of the most liberal senators, said on Saturday he will not seek re-election in 2014, saying he felt that after 40 years in Congress, it will be "somebody else's turn." Harkin, 73, who has focused much of his long congressional career on farm policy and legislation aiding people with disabilities, is the ... (more)

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NTRRPNR1

Sarasota, FL

#1 Jan 26, 2013
One less liberal scumbag! He must have run out of lies, BS and blame-shifting.

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#2 Jan 26, 2013
FREAKIN' ABOUT TIME..there shoulsd be a LIMIT on years of service..like four..just like thePresident's term in office,,WHY IS THE SENATE ANY DIFFERENT?
Ninthman

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#3 Jan 26, 2013
He's probably ashamed to be associated with Benghazi when he's getting up there in years. Who needs that?

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#4 Jan 26, 2013
Senators HONESTLY need to have a Four Year Term just like the President. I don't understand WHY they don't comply by the same rules?? Forty years... sometimes the OLD STANDARDS need to make room for A NEW VOICE.. a younger generation WHO is struggling with America in the present. Not to allow an oldster WHOSE house, vacation condo and a BIG FAT Savings account release him of having to struggle once retired..
radiofreeamerica

Tampa, FL

#5 Jan 26, 2013
He kept getting reelected because of his name recognition.Iowa is a conservative state.Thats why voters there recalled three of their state Supreme Court justices a couple years ago for pro gay decisions.You can count this one in the Tea Party corner.
Sheik Yerbouti

Richmond, IN

#7 Jan 27, 2013
Hillbillary RugMunch wrote:
harkin leg drip, what a limp-wristed sissy-girl
Just like most right wingers! Just ask larry craig!

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#10 Jan 27, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
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Just like most right wingers! Just ask larry craig!
Obama, Clinton defend record in Middle East... Yes, the 60 minutes rehearsed Dog and Pony show that OBAMA REQUESTED CBS DO, is a staged puff piece to get the press to lay off Clinton and let Benghazi die faster than the Ambassador and three others.

ABCNEWS COVERUP: NO QUESTIONS TO SENATOR ON PROSTITUTES... What's new with the MSM.......Marxist Stooges & Mo Fo's.

CBSNEWS Runs Segment:'Let's Give Up On The Constitution'... Well isn't that exactly what the left has been trying till the courts just slapped Obama down for abuse of power.

Since: Sep 07

Location hidden

#11 Jan 28, 2013
all career politicians should resign.

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