Tom Harkin Quotes

… how easily moral courage and common decency can be subverted by political expediency.




Thomas R. Harkin, U. S. Senator (Democrat, IA), Interview, The Progressive, May 2015

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Tom Harkin
Tom Harkin
  • Born: November 19, 1939
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Thomas Richard Harkin is an American politician, attorney and author who served as a United States Senator from Iowa from 1985 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985.