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  1. From our files: March 24, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Messenger

    March 23, 2007 NEWS: The Fort Dodge site of the Blood Center of iowa was getting a double red cell ... March 21, 2007 NEWS: U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, spoke with a delegation of local officials who had traveled ... SCHALLER - Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller.

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  2. The GOP's tax cut for healthcare CEO pay is a bigger ripoff of taxpayers than it first seemedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Los Angeles Times

    ... coverage, both through the individual exchanges and Medicaid expansion. "Consumers across America," then-Sen. Tom Harkin , D-Iowa, said when the ACA was passed, "should know that when they pay their hard-earned dollars to cover the soaring cost of ...

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  3. From our files: March 22, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Messenger

    NEWS: Genevieve and Leo Crimmins donated a property valued at $3 milllion from White Transfer & Storage to Iowa Central Community College. NEWS: Herb Jonas and Albert Barton were two of the veterans in Fort Dodge attending the second annual reunion of the 17th Airborne Division on the 47th anniversary of March 21, 2007 NEWS: U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, spoke with a delegation of local officials who had traveled ... SCHALLER - Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller.

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  4. The GOP's tax cut for healthcare CEO pay is a bigger ripoff of American taxpayers than it seemedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Los Angeles Times

    ... coverage, both through the individual exchanges and Medicaid expansion. "Consumers across America," then-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said when the ACA was passed, "should know that when they pay their hard-earned dollars to cover the soaring cost of ...

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  5. From our files: March 21, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | The Messenger

    NEWS: U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, spoke with a delegation of local officials who had traveled to Washington, D.C. NEWS: Clark Holtaus, of Clarion, had a 40-inch golf ball stolen from on top of his car, which was advertising for his business, All Star Pro Golf Co. SCHALLER - Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Schaller.

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  6. Video: Woman who ambushed Sean SpicerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Spero News

    ... the Assistant Secretary Martin and Secretary Duncan. She went on to serve in the U.S. Senate for Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) advising on education issues." Chauhan was also involved in blocking Education Secretary Betsy ...

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  7. Mississippi plants seeds to elect state's first woman to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | USA Today

    ... supporters in West Des Moines on Nov. 4, 2014, after defeating Democrat Rep. Bruce Braley for the Senate seat of Tom Harkin. But other states in the South, including Louisiana and South Carolina, have elected female governors. In Louisiana, Mary ...

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  8. Here's the secret payoff to health insurance CEOs buried in the GOP Obamacare repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Los Angeles Times

    ... the soaring cost of premiums, they are not just chipping in to pay for the CEOs' next new yacht," said then-Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa). After weeks of expectations - actually, nearly seven years of expectations - House Republicans on Monday released ...

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  9. Trump's pick for National Security Advisor will need Senate confirmationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2017 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    ... officers assigned to the staff of the National Security Council," the Congressional report stated in 1987. Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) had introduced a bill to require Senate confirmation, but that effort never gained legislative traction in 1988. Fast ...

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  10. Former Speechwriters Reflect on Political CareersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Harvard Crimson

    ... in public service. Hurwitz told attendees that she worked as a speechwriter first working for Al Gore and then Tom Harkin, then a Democratic senator from Iowa. Hurwitz, however, said she did not excel under the direction of Harkin's staff, and ...

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  11. Obamacare repeal means deep cuts to CDCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... Democrats have long been frustrated by the seemingly cavalier use of the fund for other purposes. Former Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa once put a hold on the confirmation of Marilyn Tavenner as CMS administrator to register his disapproval. "It's not ...

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  12. Known for political temperance, Iowa moves sharply rightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Hawk Eye

    ... and Senate Republicans' triumph. In 2014, Republican Joni Ernst won the U.S. Senate seat held by liberal Democrat Tom Harkin, who for 30 years had been the balance to seven-term GOP Sen. Charles Grassley. Republican Gov.

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  13. Cabs Threaten to Halt Wheelchair Access Over Uber, LyftRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Independent Women's Forum

    ... hoisting greater regulatory burdens on technology. An interesting wrinkle in this story is that former senator Tom Harkin of Iowa urged New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to require ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to make a portion of their ...

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  14. Dems Urge FTC to 'Protect Children' From E-CigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | CSP

    Despite admitting that the health implications of electronic cigarettes "are not yet clear," five Democrats introduced a bill on Wednesday that could limit or outright ban the segments' ability to market the new products. U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer , Dick Durbin , Tom Harkin , Richard Blumenthal , and Edward Markey proposed the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act, which would permit the Federal Trade Commission to determine what constitutes marketing e-cigarettes to children, and would allow the FTC to work with states' attorneys general to enforce the ban.

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  15. Democrat Privilege: Dem Who Lied About Vietnam Service Calls for...Read the original story

    Feb 9, 2017 | Instapundit.com

    ... but never saw actual combat. Yet the Dem-operative press doesn't make a big deal of this. Likewise Iowa Democrat Tom Harkin, who lied about flying combat missions in Vietnam but somehow always got a pass.

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  16. How to end the filibuster folliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... proposal is a variant of the one proposed in 1995 by moderate Joe Lieberman of Connecticut and liberal firebrand Tom Harkin of Iowa. To encourage real debate, and to preserve minority-party prerogatives without letting the minority permanently block ...

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  17. Dodd-Frank repeal could lead to big changes for indexed annuitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | InvestmentNews

    ... Financial Services. "That's where we were when Dodd-Frank came out." The Harkin Amendment, named for former Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, effectively superseded the SEC's power to regulate indexed annuities as securities, by saying annuity products ...

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  18. How the GOP Became For-Profit College Abuse DeniersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | The Washington Monthly

    ... into for-profit schools' abuses of the federal student aid programs. In contrast, when the Democratic Senator Tom Harkin led a similar investigation into for-profit college abuses in 2011, the Republican members of the Senate Health, Education, ...

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  19. Sens. Tim Kaine and Tom Harkin: Betsy DeVos Is the Wrong ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Time

    Kaine is the junior Senator for Virginia and a former Democratic candidate for vice president. Harkin was a Senator for Iowa for 40 years and co-authored the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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  20. It's Justice Alito's filibuster-versary - how much has the Senate changed since then?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    ... voted 72-25 to end debate on the nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court . (Two Republicans and Democrat Tom Harkin of Iowa did not vote.) As President Trump prepares to nominate a new justice tomorrow evening, the question on everyone's ...

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