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Tom Harkin's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Harkin
Office: U.S. Senate (IA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/1984
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ruth; 2 Children: Amy, Jenny
Birth Date: 11/19/1939
Birth Place: Cumming, IA
Home City: Cumming, IA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Feb. 20, 2014 Harkin Statement on the Fire at Northwood Municipal Airport
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Federal Emergency Management Administration Administrator Craig Fugate - Revisit Decision Regarding Rural Electric Cooperatives Post-Disaster Reconstruction
Feb. 7, 2013 Senators Burr, Harkin, Enzi, Casey, and Alexander Introduce Bill to Better Prepare Nation for the Threat of Pandemics or Bioterror Attacks
Dec. 28, 2012 Department of Defense Appropriations Act - Continued
Dec. 21, 2012 Air Force Structure
Dec. 12, 2012 Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2012
Oct. 24, 2012 Lawmakers, University Applaud DHS Decision to Move University of Iowa Recovery Forward
Sept. 11, 2012 Harkin Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th
Aug. 15, 2012 Harkin Welcomes USDA Disaster Declaration for 35 Iowa Counties
Aug. 7, 2012 Letter to Zhang Yesui, Ambassador to the United States of the People's Republic of China
Aug. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Aug. 1, 2012 Harkin Welcomes USDA Disaster Declaration for 42 Iowa Counties
July 20, 2012 Statement by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) on the Shooting in Colorado
July 12, 2012 Harkin Welcomes USDA Disaster Declaration for Nine Iowa Counties
July 11, 2012 Lawmakers Meet with FEMA Administrator Fugate to Smooth Flood Recovery for U of I and Iowa City Economy
June 28, 2012 Governor Branstad, Members of Congress, and State leaders Release Statements on University of Iowa Hancher Voxman Clapp and Art Building East Facilities
April 25, 2012 Letter to Leon Panetta, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense
April 9, 2012 Harkin Announces More Than $1.5 Million in Federal Emergency Management Agency Funding for Iowa
March 7, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Feb. 3, 2012 Harkin: 132nd Fighter Wing among Best; Should Remain in Des Moines
Dec. 16, 2011 Harkin: Senate-House Appropriations Agreement Contains Vital Funding for Army Corps; FEMA Disaster
Oct. 7, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Aug. 30, 2011 Harkin Welcomes White House Federal Disaster Declaration
July 26, 2011 Harkin Announces More Than $1.3 Million in FEMA Hazard Mitigation Funding for Coon Rapids Utilities
July 20, 2011 Harkin Supports Governor's Request for Individual Assistance; Urges President to Approve
July 12, 2011 In Iowa's Interest: Protecting Western Iowa from Damaging Floods
July 8, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara Boxer, Chairman, Committee on Environment and Public Works and The Honorable James Inhofe, Ranking Member, Committee on Environment and Public Works
June 29, 2011 Providing for Expedited Consideration of Certain Nominations--Continued
June 28, 2011 Harkin Welcomes White House Federal Disaster Declaration
June 22, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barbara A. Mikulski, Chairwoman and The Honorable Kay Bailey Hutchison, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
June 17, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama
June 15, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States
May 2, 2011 Harkin Statement on the Death of Osama Bin Laden
March 24, 2011 Harkin Announces More Than $23 Million in FEMA Funding for Disaster Recovery in Western Iowa
Feb. 2, 2011 Harkin Announces Nearly $950,000 to Assist Firefighters Across Iowa
Dec. 22, 2010 Harkin Statement on Senate Approval of the New START Treaty
Sept. 11, 2010 Harkin Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th
March 18, 2010 Letter to Administrator Fugate and Secretary Darcy
Jan. 20, 2010 Op-Ed: Common Sense on: Relief Efforts in Haiti
Sept. 17, 2009 Senate Passes Measure To Provide More Flexibility To CDBG Disaster Recovery Funds
Aug. 13, 2009 Black Hawk County Designated As Presidential Disaster Declaration Area
July 30, 2009 Letter To President Barack Obama
June 24, 2009 Federally Backed Flood Insurance: A Smart Bet For Your Home Or Business
June 12, 2009 Statement Of Senator Tom Harkin
May 23, 2009 Statement Of Senator Tom Harkin
May 22, 2009 Statement Of Senator Tom Harkin
May 22, 2009 Harkin: President's Address Gave An Honest Assessment Of Our National Security
May 21, 2009 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript
May 20, 2009 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2009
March 26, 2009 Letter To The Honorable Timothy Geithner, Secretary Of The Treasury, Department Of The Treasury
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