Tom Harkin, Democrat Senator From Iowa, Announces Retirement
Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) has announced that he won’t seek another term. The 73-year-old, five-term Democrat told The Associated Press, “It’s just time to step aside.”
Harkin’s announcement is the latest in the string of big name retirements. He follows Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV).