Senator Tom Harkin (Retired) is most known for his work in passing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 1990. To celebrate the ADA's 27th anniversary, The Harkin Institute is releasing a series of infographics explaining the five sections of the ADA. Follow along throughout the week to learn more about Sen. Harkin's lasting legacy. #ADAWeek
Tom Harkin who served in the House of Representatives and introduced the Americans with Disabilities Act. (authored the bill and was its chief sponsor in the Senate. Harkin delivered part of his introduction speech in sign language so his deaf brother could understand.)
Sen. Harkin (D-Iowa) Warns of "Civil War" September 27, 2013 Earlier today on the Senate floor, Tom Harkin (assailed those attempting to defund Obamacare with these lofty and inspirational words: "It's dangerous. It's very dangerous. I believe, Mr. President, we are at one of the most dangerous points in our history right now. Every bit as dangerous as the break-up of the Union before the Civil War."
IA-Sen: Tom Harkin (D-IA) to retire at the end of the 113th Congress. - Daily Kos, http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/01/26/1182276/-Tom-Harkin-D-IA-to-retire-at-the-end-of-the-113th-Congress# #TomHarkin