Latest Tom Harkin Stories

2009-03-13 14:44:00

WASHINGTON, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil, described by Forbes magazine as "the ultimate thinking machine" will join wellness legislative leader Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), health and wellness expert Dr. Deepak Chopra, diet guru Dr.

2009-03-12 12:11:00

80 jurisdictions nationwide already adopted complete streets policies WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans nationwide could face less traffic congestion and cut their transportation costs if Congress passes legislation introduced today by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), "The Complete Streets Act of 2009." U.S.

2009-01-15 15:31:00

Landmark Legislation Will Promote Collaborative Research, Rehabilitation and Quality of Life Initiatives for Millions Living with Paralysis and Spinal Cord Injuries SHORT HILLS, N.J., Jan.

2009-01-14 13:11:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Edward Long, Ph.D., an expert in health appropriations and policy, has joined Van Scoyoc Associates Inc., Washington's largest independent government affairs firm. "We've been following Ed's work, with admiration, for many years.

2008-10-08 12:00:37

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) is endorsing Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA), a four-term incumbent representing Iowa, for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

2008-09-10 00:00:26

By Deborah Orr IT WILL not be of great consolation to the 14-year-old girl who was raped twice at knifepoint by Darren Harkin last February, or to her angry family - and nor should it be.

2008-09-03 00:00:19

By Courtney Blanchard Semi-trucks rolled down Main Street, followed by marching bands and tractors. Sheet metal workers passed out candy to children sitting on the curb.

2008-08-04 00:00:21

U.S. Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, will be in Dubuque on Tuesday, Aug. 5, meeting with his constituents and touring the Crescent Community Health Center. The public is invited to a meeting with Harkin at 12:30 p.m. at the 180Main restaurant, 180 Main St.

2008-07-30 21:00:34

By Joseph Morton, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Jul. 30--WASHINGTON -- The role of ethanol in rising food costs will be at the heart of a Senate Agriculture Committee field hearing in Omaha next month. In announcing the Aug. 18 hearing, Sen.

2008-07-28 00:00:34

By MARY RAE BRAGG Encouraging news for Dubuque's passenger train proponents: Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, is going to be on the conference committee charged with reconciling differences between the House and Senate versions of the Amtrak Reauthorization bill.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.