Thomas Richard "Tom" Harkin (born November 19, 1939) is the current junior United States Senator from Iowa serving since 1985, and a member of the Democratic Party. He previously served in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1985).
Born in Cumming, Iowa, Harkin graduated from Iowa State University and The Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law. He... more »
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''The Gulf War was like teenage sex. We got in too soon and out too soon.''Tom Harkin (b. 1939), U.S. Democratic politician, senator. quoted in Independent on Sunday (London, Sept. 29, 1991).