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2014-06-10 12:33:50

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participants in Bread for the World's 2014 Lobby Day visited Capitol Hill today to advocate for policies that help hungry people. They urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform and reject harmful changes to U.S. food-aid programs. "Today we're advocating for two issues united by one mission--ending hunger," said Eric Mitchell, director of government relations at Bread for the World. "We are honored to have so many...

2014-05-21 08:28:10

Tribute raises critically needed funds to support the Lupus Foundation of America's mission WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federal agency leaders, Members of Congress and national leaders from the chronic disease and disability communities gathered to pay Special Tribute to The Honorable Tom Harkin (D-IA), an unparalleled champion during his 30 years of public service for those affected by chronic disease and disability. The Tribute, held in Washington, DC on...

2014-02-05 23:24:18

Community leaders from across the country will meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from over 40 states during CADCA’s 24th National Leadership Forum. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Community leaders from across the country, including the Washington, D.C. metro area, are headed to Capitol Hill today, Feb. 5th to meet with U.S. Senators and Representatives from more than 40 states to educate them about critical substance abuse issues. These Congressional meetings are...

2014-01-27 16:23:17

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a Newsmakers news conference at the National Press Club on Thursday, January 30(th), U.S. Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, will unveil bold new legislation to tackle the growing retirement crisis and rebuild the private pension system. The current retirement income deficit has reached at least $6.6 trillion--leaving many Americans vastly unprepared for...

2013-03-25 23:01:04

Iowa Senator Tom Harkin will deliver the 2013 Commencement Address at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa on May 25 in the Golden Dome. Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Iowa Senator Tom Harkin will deliver the 2013 Commencement Address at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa on May 25 in the Golden Dome. Senator Harkin has served in the Senate since 1985 and also served in the House of Representatives from 1975—1985. Senator Harkin is known for...


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