Retiring Sen. Tom Harkin is seen as one of a dying breed of Democrats. At a time when many in his party have run from the label and government’s effectiveness has been called into question by Republicans, he remains unabashedly an old-fashioned liberal.
Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, is retiring after 40 years in elective office. He sat down with The Washington Post's Dan Balz and Philip Rucker to share his thoughts on how the party has changed, and where he fits in its new philosophy.
She returns to Iowa this weekend for the first time since her devastating loss in the 2008 presidential caucuses. While the ostensible purpose of her visit is to attend retiring Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-Iowa) annual steak fry, she will not escape from speculation that this is simply one more step toward a formal presidential campaign
One of Maryland’s two leading gubernatorial candidates, Republican nominee Larry Hogan attacks his Democratic opponent, Anthony G. Brown. This ad is paid for by Hogan-Rutherford Committee to change Maryland.