Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) speaks to reporters after a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington December 17, 2012. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
Democratic Senator Tom Harkin will not seek re-election- aide
Posted : Saturday, 26 January 2013 11:14AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa will not seek re-election in 2014, a Democratic Senate aide said on Saturday.
Harkin, 73, is one of the most liberal members of the Senate and has focused much of his long congressional career on farm policy and helping pass legislation aiding people with disabilities.
(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by DoinaChiacu)
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