Political Headlines January 26, 2013: Senator Tom Harkin Set to Retire from Congress in 2014

POLITICAL HEADLINES

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OBAMA PRESIDENCY & THE 113TH CONGRESS:

THE HEADLINES….

Senator Harkin Set to Retire from Congress

Source: ABC News Radio, 1-26-13

Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call

On Saturday, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) released a statement saying he would not seek reelection for his U.S. Senate term expiring in 2014.

Harkin said, “I’m 73 years old right now.  At the end of this term I’ll be 75.  When the current Congress is over, I will have served in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate for a total of 40 years.  After 40 years, I just feel it’s somebody else’s turn.”…READ MORE

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