Tom Harkin

Thomas Richard Harkin is an American politician 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. Wikipedia*

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Tom Harkin has 1,474 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Iowa's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 85 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 6,679 views per program. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (31), Chris Dodd (22), Paul Wellstone (22). Most common tags: Harkin, Democratic Party, Health Care.

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U.S. Senator, D-IA View Map January 3, 1985 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 1,471 U.S. Representative, D-IA 5th January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 2

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