Tom Harkin – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for United States Senator, Iowa

Iowa Democratic Party
Websitewww.tomharkin.com
528 N. 43rd St.Cumming, IA 50061
(515) 284-4574
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Biographical
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Profession (professional and work experience outside politics)
Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Military (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, type and date of discharge)
Trade
World Trade Organization / General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (WTO/GATT)
Civil Rights
Civil Rights
Human Rights
Persons with Disabilities
Federal Budget & Fiscal Policy
Federal Budget & Debt
National Security & Terrorism
National Security
Guantanamo Bay Prison (GITMO)
Torture of Terrorists
Making Our Homeland More Secure
Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Local First Responders
Government
Government Reform
Abortion, Pro-Life, Stem Cell & Cloning
Abortion
Legality of Abortion - Roe v. Wade
Stem Cell Research
Stem-cell Research for Medical Advancements
Using Embryos in Stem Cell Research
Federal Funding for Stem Cell Research
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Afghanistan, Pakistan & Iraq
Iraq
Timetable for Withdrawal
Iraq Policy
Iraq Political Progress
Continued US Military Presence in Iraq
Deadline for US Pullout
Iraq's Role in War on Terror
Loss of American Lives in Iraq
Iraq Role in Making Americans Safer
Military & Defense
Military
Military Adequacy
Military Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
National Guard / Reserve Pay, Medical Care and Benefits
Jobs
Jobs
Paid Sick, Family and Maternity Leave
Foreign Job Outsourcing
Affirmative Action
Family and Medical Leave Act
Unemployment Insurance
Job Growth
Child Labor
Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Workers Benefits
Employment Discrimination
Economy
Economy
Economic Grown and Stimulation
America's Infrastructure
Labor Wages & Unions
Wages
Minimum Wage
Employee Free Choice Act
Wage Gap between Men and Women
Education
Education
Higher Education
Student Loans, Scholarships and Pell Grants
No Child Left Behind Act, a General Statement
Public Schools K-12
Head Start
No Child Left Behind Act Federal Funding Level
Junk Food Vending Machines in Public Schools
Special Education
Math and Science
Poverty & Welfare
Hunger
Welfare
Improving the Welfare System
Environment
Environment
ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge) Oil Drilling
Medical Insurance
Health Insurance
Medicare
Employers' Medical Insurance
Coverage of Children
State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)
Health Insurance Purchase Choices
Medicaid
Crime
Crime, a General Statement
Reducing Crime
Health & Medical
Health & Medical Care
Improving Health & Medical Care
Reducing Health Care Costs
Disease Prevention
Rural Health Care
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Association Health Plans (AHP)
Children's Health
Women's Health
Elderly's Health
Cancer
Obesity
Diabetes
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)
Energy, Gas, Oil & Autos
Energy
Renewable Energy, Solar, Biomass and Wind
Renewable Fuels, Biofuels and Ethanol
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Values, Religion & Family
Child Care
Transportation
Infrastructure
Drunk Driving
Veterans
Veterans, a General Statement
Veterans' Health and Medical Care
Retired Veterans Benefits and Health Care
Disabled Veterans Health Care
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Brain Injuries (TBI)
Walter Reed Army Medical Center Scandal
Veterans' Recognition
Homes
Foreclosures
Predatory Lending
Community Development
Prescription Drugs
Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program for Seniors
Negotiating Pharmaceutical Prices
Social Security & Pensions
Social Security
Long Term Viability of Social Security
Privatizing Social Security
Pensions
Pension Reform
401(k) Plans
Science, Technology & Space
Innovation
Food & Agriculture
Food
Agriculture
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Department of Agriculture
Farm Bill
Farm Crop Supports
Alcohol, Cigarettes & Gambling
Cigarettes, a General Statement
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