Tom Harkin Quotes

In place of a pay raise, we're going to enact legislation that will provide every senator and member of Congress at all times with an accountant and a clergyman.

To deal with some of the ethical difficulties experienced by members of Congress with regard to pay raises and honoraria:
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.