Friday, November 30, 2012

Tom harkin

  • Harkin: Tax high-speed traders to fill budget hole

    Tom Harkin wants lawmakers to consider his financial transaction tax bill as they work on ways to resolve their differences on spending and taxes and the impending "fiscal cliff.

  • US Redady to Blast River Rocks to Aid Barges: Harkin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is open to expedited dynamiting of Mississippi River rock formations and increasing the flow from a tributary to prevent curtailing barge traffic on the nation's busiest waterway, Senator Tom Harkin said. "They're ...

  • Murdock: Playing the race card, again

    Even worse, anti-black animus made Iowa's Tom Harkin, Massachusetts' John Kerry, New Jersey's Frank Lautenberg, and Michigan's Carl Levin reject Rice and Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas who, nonetheless, was confirmed in 1991.

  • Senator Harkin says the "fiscal cliff" doesn't exist

    Iowa Senator Tom Harkin says the so-called "fiscal cliff" that's the subject of such concern lately does not exist.

  • Harkin: America not on a fiscal cliff

    The best way to correctly answer these is an economy growing from the middle (class) out, not from the top down, Harkin said.

  • Senate panel ends UMUC inquiry

    Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, sent UMUC a letter indicating that questions about the university's enrollment and workplace practices had been answered.

  • Tom Harkin predicts bipartisan solution in meningitis outbreak

    The lawmaker, Sen. Tom Harkin of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, predicted that his panel would find a bipartisan solution that would protect small drug compounders from regulations that could mean higher compliance costs.

  • Harkin says his office reached a milestone, assisting Iowans 100000 times

    Tom Harkin's office logged its 100,000th constituent case in Iowa today, aides said in a news release. "This means my office privilege of assisting Iowans 100,000 times with concerns before federal and state agencies," Harkin said in recorded remarks ...

  • Harkin: Leave Medicare, Medicaid out of fiscal-cliff talks

    Senate Health Committee Chairman Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) said Thursday that Medicare and Medicaid should be off the table during talks on the fiscal cliff.

  • Harkin, Durbin campaign for Obama across Iowa

    Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said he feels good about the outcome of Tuesday's presidential election. Harkin spoke Sunday at the Obama for America Davenport office along with U.S.

  • Iowa's Harkin on fiscal cliff: 'No deal is better than a bad deal'

    Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said Thursday morning. Speaking on his weekly conference call with reporters, Harkin said President Barack Obama and Democrats who control the Senate should hold fast to their demands for the expiration of tax cuts on high-income ...

  • Safety Organizations Urge Congressional Support for OSHA, NIOSH

    Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, to champion the safety and health of U.S. workers by encouraging adequate funding for OSHA and NIOSH and preventing proposed House appropriations bill riders that could negatively impact OSHA and NIOSH's missions.

  • Harkin: No deal better than bad one; Johanns: Don't play chicken with fiscal cliff

    Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, downplayed that possibility and suggested that Democrats would be better off holding out for a good deal from Republicans.

  • Harkin: No reason for House not to pass Farm Bill

    Tom Harkin opposes a short-term extension of the federal Farm Bill and says the U.S. House - specifically House Republicans - need to get their act together.

  • Harkin holds hearing on meningitis outbreak

    Iowa Senator Tom Harkin is presiding over today's hearing into the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis due to tainted drugs produced by the New England Compounding Center.

  • Harkin recommends two Iowans for federal bench

    Tom Harkin has recommended to President Obama to fill a vacancy for a circuit judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

  • Harkin sends names of 2 Iowans to White House for consideration in filling ...

    Tom Harkin has recommended federal defender Jane Kelly, who serves the Northern District of Iowa, and Mary Tabor, a judge on the Iowa Appeals Court.

  • King keeping door open for U.S. Senate seat in in 2014

    Steve King says it's too early to talk about the next election, but isn't closing the door on challenging Democratic Sen. Tom Harkin in 2014. King, who will appear on the Nov. 9 edition of Iowa Public Television's "Iowa Press," didn't mention Harkin by ...

  • King doesn't rule out challenge to Harkin in 2014

    Senator Tom Harkin's term ends in two years and Harkin has not yet announced whether he will seek reelection in 2014. King just won reelection to the U.S.

  • No need for new DC plan

    No need for new DC plan. By Pensions & Investments | November 26, 2012. Comments. Sen. Tom Harkin, R-Iowa, proposes to improve pension coverage and retirement security by building a chair.

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