Tom Harkin Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Government & Economics, Iowa State University, 1962. Juris Doctor, Catholic University America, 1972.
Staff member United States House Select Committee on United States Involvement in Southeast Asia, 1970. Attorney Polk County Legal Aid Society, 1973—1974. Member United States Congress from 5th Iowa District, 1975—1985.
United States Senator from Iowa, since 1985. Chairman United States Senate Agricultural, Nutrition, & Forestry Committee, 2001, 2001—2003, 2007—2009, United States Senate Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee, since 2009. Served with United States Navy, 1962-1967, served with United States Naval Reserve, 1968-1974.
Democratic candidate for Presidency of the United States, 1992. Member of American Legion.
Married Ruth Raduenz, 1968. Children: Amy, Jenny.