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Current Office: U.S. Senator 1985-present

Prior Office: U.S. Representative 1975-1985

Current District: Junior Seat

First Elected: 11/06/1984

Last Elected: 11/05/2002

Next Election: 2008

Party: Democrat



Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry [Senate], Ranking Member

Appropriations [Senate]

Health, Education, Labor & Pensions [Senate]

Small Business and Entrepreneurship [Senate]

Family: Wife: Ruth; 2 Children: Amy, Jenny.

Birth date: 11/19/1939

Birthplace: Cumming, IA

Home City: Cumming, IA

Religion: Roman Catholic

Education: JD, Catholic University of America Law School, 1972

BS, Government/Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, 1962.


Member, American Legion Post 562

Iowa Bar Association.

Professional Experience:

Lieutenant, United States Navy, 1962-1967

Lieutenant Commander, United States Naval Reserves, 1968-1974

Congressional Aide, Congressman Neal Smith, 1969

Attorney, Polk County Legal Aid


Political Experience:

Senator, United States Senate, 1985-present

Sought Democratic Nomination for President, 1992

Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1975-1984

Democratic Nominee for U.S. House of Rep., 1972.


Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees:

Congressional Competitive Caucus

Chair, Congressional Populist Caucus

Congressional Soybean Caucus

Majority Trust Co-Chair, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

Democratic Steering & Coordination Committee

Co-Chair, Senate Rural Health Caucus

Senate Sweetener Caucus

Senate Tourism Caucus.


Address info:

Washington DC

Web Address:


Washington DC Web Mail Address:
(It's an online form you can fill in and send)

http://harkin.senate.gov/conta ...


Physical Address:

731 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, DC  20510-1502


Phone: 202-224-3254

TTYD Number: 202-224-4633

Fax: 202-224-9369


Cedar Rapids, IA

Physical Address:

150 First Avenue NE, Suite 370

Cedar Rapids, IA  52401


Phone: 319-365-4504

Fax: 319-365-4683


Davenport, IA

Physical Address:

1606 Brady Street, Suite 323

Davenport, IA  52803


Phone: 563-322-1338

Fax: 563-322-0417

Des Moines, IA

Physical Address:

210 Walnut Street

Federal Building, Room 733

Des Moines, IA  50309


Phone: 515-284-4574

Fax: 515-284-4937


Dubuque, IA

Physical Address:

350 West Sixth Street

Federal Building, Room 315

Dubuque, IA  52001


Phone: 563-582-2130

Fax: 563-582-2342

Sioux City, IA

Physical Address:

320 Sixth Street

Federal Building, Room 110

Sioux City, IA  51101


Phone: 712-252-1550

Fax: 712-252-1638



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